Bloomfield, Nebraska

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Bloomfield, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Bloomfield Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Bloomfield Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Bloomfield Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Bloomfield Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Bloomfield, Nebraska

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 4 1
Racial Diversity 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 9
Working at Home 7 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Housing Recently Built 4 6

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Bloomfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles W of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 68718
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.598
Longitude -97.645

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 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station OSMOND
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
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Bloomfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,126 100%
Male 501 44.5%
Female 625 55.5%
Under 18 195 17.3%
18+ 931 82.7%
65+ 409 36.3%
Median Age 51.9
Average Family Size 2.65
White 1,107 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Bloomfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,049
Growth -77
Growth % -6.8%

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
German 58%
Swedish 10.2%
English 7.4%
Irish 6.4%
US/American 4.7%
Norwegian 3.3%
Czech 2.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Polish 1.3%
European 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Swiss 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bloomfield 1,126 $36,705
Creighton 1,270 $38,667
Crofton 754 $42,083
Fordyce 182 $37,031
Osmond 796 $35,000
Plainview 1,353 $35,625
Wausa 636 $36,477

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Bloomfield High Schools (2004)

Serves 108 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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