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Overview

Introduction to Bloomfield, New Mexico

Bloomfield, New Mexico, in San Juan county, is 123 miles NW of Rio Rancho, New Mexico and 135 miles NW of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Bloomfield History

Bloomfield is located in San Juan County. The area was originally inhabited by Native Americans. In 1997, Bloomfield witnessed some major controversy related to the erection of the Ten Commandments monument by city hall.

Bloomfield and nearby Attractions

  • Angel Peak Recreation Area
  • Salmon Ruins Museum
  • San Juan River Park
  • Carson National Forest
  • Chaco Canyon National Park
  • Farmington Museum

Things To Do In Bloomfield

Navajo Lake State Park offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation, such as fishing, scuba diving, picnicking, camping and scenic trailing. Chaco Canyon National Park and Salmon Ruins and the Heritage Park are some of the nearby tourist attractions. The Pinon Hills Golf Course is popular among local golfers.

Bloomfield Transportation

Four Corners Regional Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Bloomfield Higher Education

Facilities for higher education are available from San Juan College, the University of Phoenix-Albuquerque and Adams State College.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,565
Male Share of the Population51.8%
Female Share of the Population48.2%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+3,248
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married51.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,301
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,926
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,003

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,813
% Above Poverty Level82.2%
% Below Poverty Level17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone24.2%
Median Gross Rent$722
Median House Value$132,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)62.1%
Irish7.1%
German6.1%
English5%
Scottish1.7%
Italian1%
French Except Basque1%
Swedish0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Dutch0.6%
Basque0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Polish0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Russian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Bloomfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Juan County
Standard Zip Codes87413
Phone Area Codes505
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude36.71
Approximate Longitude-107.97

Bloomfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationAZTEC RUINS NATL MNMNT
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp18 to 43 F
Apr Temp34 to 68 F
Jul Temp60 to 92 F
Oct Temp39 to 70 F
Annual Precip10.7 inches
StationFARMINGTON AG SCI CTR
Distance14.8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 42 F
Apr Temp34 to 66 F
Jul Temp59 to 91 F
Oct Temp38 to 68 F
Annual Precip8.3 inches
StationSHIPROCK
Distance39.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 44 F
Apr Temp34 to 71 F
Jul Temp58 to 95 F
Oct Temp36 to 73 F
Annual Precip7.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aztec6,354$51,818
Farmington44,067$64,102

Bloomfield Public Libraries

Bloomfield Public Library
333 SOUTH FIRST STREET
Bloomfield, New Mexico
(505) 632-8315

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Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield Early Childhood Center
310 North Lajara St
ZIP: 87413
(505) 632-4316
Primary
Total Enrollment 241
Bloomfield High
520 North First St
ZIP: 87413
(505) 632-4316
High
Total Enrollment 847
Central Primary
310 West Sycamore
ZIP: 87413
(505) 632-4316
Primary
Total Enrollment 621
Charlie Y. Brown Alt
924 South Bloomfield Blvd
ZIP: 87413
(505) 632-4316
High
Total Enrollment 101
Dzilth-na-o-dith-hle Community School
35 Road 7585 Box 5003
ZIP: 87413
(505) 632-1697
Primary
Hanaa'dli Community School
Po Box 639
ZIP: 87413
(505) 325-7632
Other
Mesa Alta Jr High
329 North Bergin Ln
ZIP: 87413
(505) 632-4316
Middle
Total Enrollment 410
Naaba Ani Elementary
1201 North First St
ZIP: 87413
(505) 632-4316
Middle
Total Enrollment 544
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