Bloomington, IN : What you need to know

Established in 1818, Bloomington is known as the “Gateway to Scenic Southern Indiana” for its scenic trails and outdoor recreation. Great schools like Indiana University, Big 10 sports, cultural attractions and affordable neighborhoods earned Bloomington a spot on the Top 10 College Towns lists for 2010 and 2012, and on multiple Best Cities to Retire lists. The city's growing food scene has also received national accolades for local wines and eclectic dining options. Bloomington has been designated a Tree City USA for the past 30 years and is often recognized among America’s best cities for doing business. The local economy is strong in areas like advanced manufacturing, education and technology, and the popular downtown district has many venues for shopping, dining and nighttime entertainment.

 

Bloomington, IN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 82813
Latest Population Increase 97.72
Median age 23.6
Median Household Income $30019
Median Home Price $173400
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Bloomington, IN Rankings

Bloomington, IN Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 49.8%
  Population Women 50.2%

 
12% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Bloomington

Median Population

Median age 23.6
Age 18 Over 88.4
Age 21 Over 67.2
Age 62 Over 9.8
Age 65 Over 8.2

Race

  Ethnicity White 81.5%
  Ethnicity Black 4.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 9.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 4.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.6%
  Ethnicity Other 0.8%

Economics

  Median Household Income 30019
  Median Home Price 173400
  Homes Owned 66.3
  Homes Rent 33.7
  Median Property Rent 821

Language

  English Only 84.9
  English Other 15.1
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 15.7 MINUTES
in Bloomington

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Bloomington

Commute Types

  Walked 14.6
  Worked at Home 4
  Public Transportation 6.6
  Other Means 5.1
  Drove Alone 61.2
  Carpooled 8.5

39/100
WALK SCORE
for Bloomington