Bloomfield is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,617 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bloomfield is the 127th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Bloomfield was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities 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 city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bloomfield who work in office and administrative support (19.95%), sales jobs (9.45%), and food service (9.36%).
Bloomfield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Bloomfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Bloomfield are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.68% of adults in Bloomfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Bloomfield in 2010 was $23,346, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,384 for a family of four. However, Bloomfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bloomfield include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bloomfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.