Bloomfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 21,480 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Bloomfield is the 51st largest community in Connecticut.
Also of interest is that Bloomfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.21% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The education level of Bloomfield citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.21% of adults in Bloomfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bloomfield in 2018 was $43,961, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,844 for a family of four. However, Bloomfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bloomfield is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bloomfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bloomfield residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Bloomfield include Jamaican, Italian, Irish, German, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bloomfield's cultural character, accounting for 22.65% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bloomfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.