Bloomfield, Pennsylvania

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Bloomfield, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 4% trophy Bloomfield Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 19% Bloomfield Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Bloomfield, Pennsylvania

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 8 8
People Above Poverty 7 7
College Educated Adults 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
People Living Alone 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Bloomfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 2 miles NE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15224
Phone Area Codes 412
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.46
Longitude -79.951

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 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
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Bloomfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,077 100%
Male 512 47.5%
Female 565 52.5%
Under 18 214 19.9%
18+ 863 80.1%
65+ 268 24.9%
Median Age 42.3
Average Family Size 2.84
White 1,065 98.9%
African-American 6 0.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Bloomfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,091
Growth 14
Growth % 1.3%

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 45.4%
US/American 23.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
English 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Irish 2.4%
Dutch 2.3%
British 2.1%
Pennsylvania German 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scottish 1.5%
Polish 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
Romanian 0.6%
Australian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
South African 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bloomfield 1,077 $47,500
Etna 3,924 $41,577
Homewood 147 $52,500
Millvale 4,028 $30,478
Oakland 622 $37,039
Pittsburgh 334,563 $38,795
Sharpsburg 3,594 $30,500
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