Bloomfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 20,749 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Bloomfield is the 52nd largest community in Connecticut.
Bloomfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 (14.37%), management occupations (9.12%), and sales jobs (8.80%).
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 citizens of Bloomfield are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.14% of adults in Bloomfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bloomfield in 2010 was $40,664, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $162,656 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 Irish, Italian, English, and German.
In addition, Bloomfield has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.04%).
The most common language spoken in Bloomfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.