Bloomfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 21,406 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Bloomfield is the 52nd largest community in Connecticut.
Bloomfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bloomfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bloomfield who work in office and administrative support (13.99%), sales jobs (9.80%), and management occupations (8.13%).
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.
The education level of Bloomfield citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.00% of adults in Bloomfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bloomfield in 2010 was $41,515, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $166,060 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, English, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bloomfield's cultural character, accounting for 22.57% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bloomfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.