Bloomfield, Kentucky

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Bloomfield, Kentucky

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Bloomfield strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

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Comparative Profile of Bloomfield, Kentucky

Comparing Bloomfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Senior Citizens 7 6
Age of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 8
Portion of People Married 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
Median Family Income 5 6
People Above Poverty 5 7
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Working at Home 5 7
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Housing Recently Built 4 2

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Bloomfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 33 miles SE of Louisville, Kentucky
County Nelson
Standard Zip Codes 40008
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.91
Longitude -85.327

Bloomfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 50 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 31.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
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Bloomfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 855 100%
Male 405 47.4%
Female 450 52.6%
Under 18 210 24.6%
18+ 645 75.4%
65+ 148 17.3%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 3.03
White 748 87.5%
African-American 98 11.5%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.5%

Estimated Bloomfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 873
Growth 18
Growth % 2.1%

Bloomfield Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 42.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
English 14%
Irish 13.2%
German 4.5%
Scottish 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
European 1.2%
Polish 1%
British 0.6%
Dutch 0.4%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bloomfield 855 $40,109
Bardstown 10,374 $41,065
Mackville 206 $43,125
Mount Washington 8,485 $46,507
Springfield 2,634 $35,143
Taylorsville 1,009 $30,000
Willisburg 304 $35,833
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