Bloomfield is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,246 people and just one neighborhood, Bloomfield is the 734th largest community in Pennsylvania. Bloomfield has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
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 borough of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bloomfield who work in sales jobs (14.26%), teaching (13.81%) and office and administrative support (8.50%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.42% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Bloomfield, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.35 minutes every day commuting to work.