Bloomfield, CT

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Living in Bloomfield

Bloomfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 21,535 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Bloomfield is the 51st largest community in Connecticut.

Unlike some towns, Bloomfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bloomfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bloomfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bloomfield who work in office and administrative support (13.62%), management occupations (10.31%), and healthcare (9.68%).

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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Bloomfield use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Bloomfield‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The population of Bloomfield is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.34% of adults in Bloomfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bloomfield in 2018 was $43,959, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,836 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 German.

In addition, Bloomfield has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.34%).

The most common language spoken in Bloomfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.