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liv score
592
How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 46
Demographics 20
Economy 53
Education 73
Health 71
Housing 64
Infrastructure 72

#76. Bloomington, IN

Known as “The Gateway to Scenic Southern Indiana,” Bloomington has been a Tree City USA community for 30 years and is best known as home to Indiana University Bloomington. Being a college town (picked as one of the Best College Towns in 2012) of 42,000 students, the median age for residents is less than 24 years old. Key economic sectors in Bloomington include life sciences, advanced manufacturing and technology, and entertainment venues along with shopping destinations, such as College Mall and Fountain Square Mall.

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