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 21,406 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.

In addition, Bloomfield has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.57%).

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