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Bloomfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 47,410 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Bloomfield is the 30th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Bloomfield are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Bloomfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bloomfield is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bloomfield who work in office and administrative support (16.25%), sales jobs (11.71%) and management occupations (9.32%).
Of important note, Bloomfield is also a town of artists. Bloomfield has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bloomfield’s character.
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.
One downside of living in Bloomfield, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.34 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly town. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Bloomfield is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Bloomfield, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The education level of Bloomfield citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.41% of adults in Bloomfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bloomfield in 2010 was $33,301, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,204 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Bloomfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.16% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bloomfield include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, English and Jamaican.
In addition, Bloomfield has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (27.92%).
The languages spoken by people in Bloomfield are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Bloomfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog and French Creole.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,497|
|BLOOMFIELD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||56.51%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||43.49%|
|TYPE OF BLOOMFIELD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||47.64%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.16%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||32.89%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||17.24%|
|SIZE OF BLOOMFIELD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.45%|
|AGE OF BLOOMFIELD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||1.93%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||11.75%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||45.33%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||40.99%|
|BLOOMFIELD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$327,984|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,533|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||3.21%|
|$52,001 - $104,000||0.49%|
|$104,001 - $207,000||11.61%|
|$207,001 - $311,000||30.57%|
|$311,001 - $414,000||36.72%|
|$414,001 - $518,000||13.89%|
|$518,001 - $777,000||2.60%|
|$777,001 - $1,036,000||0.21%|
|PEOPLE OF BLOOMFIELD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.13%|
|5 TO 17||14.43%|
|18 TO 24||9.47%|
|25 TO 34||15.24%|
|35 TO 54||29.54%|
|55 TO 64||13.16%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.04%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||89.90%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$76,985|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$33,301|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.09%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (17.69%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.12%)
Public Service (3.90%)
Information Technology (3.06%)
Real estate (2.36%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||18.23%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.17%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||6.53%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.41%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||26.16%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (17.62%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (60.61%)
French Creole (2.01%)
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