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 21,211 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Bloomfield is the 52nd largest community in Connecticut.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bloomfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (12.79%), sales jobs (10.44%), and management occupations (9.64%).

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 citizens of Bloomfield are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.81% of adults in Bloomfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bloomfield in 2018 was $43,800, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,200 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 (24.13%).

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