Bloomfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 21,301 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Bloomfield is the 52nd largest community in Connecticut.
Bloomfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.83% 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 (12.84%), sales jobs (10.53%), and management occupations (9.23%).
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 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: 35.68% of adults in Bloomfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bloomfield in 2010 was $43,010, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $172,040 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, Irish, Italian, English, and German.
Bloomfield also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.44%.
The most common language spoken in Bloomfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.