Bloomfield, NM

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Living in Bloomfield

Bloomfield is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 7,842 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Bloomfield is the 29th largest community in New Mexico.

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 city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bloomfield who work in sales jobs (13.21%), office and administrative support (10.24%), and teaching (8.34%).

The percentage of adults in Bloomfield with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.51% of adults in Bloomfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bloomfield in 2010 was $21,768, which is middle income relative to New Mexico, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,072 for a family of four. However, Bloomfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bloomfield is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Native 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 35.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bloomfield include German, Irish, English, British, and Dutch.

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

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