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Bloomington, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Bloomington is the 7th largest city in Indiana with a population of 82,869 as of July 1, 2016. Bloomington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bloomington is located at latitude 39.1637 and longitude -86.5243 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bloomington (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The City of Bloomington (GNIS ID: 2394196) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bloomington is located within Township of Perry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bloomington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bloomington, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 82,869
Population in Households 67,923
Population in Familes 31,574
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,946
Population Density1 3,564
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 32,602
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 11,557
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 34,854 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,344 (29.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,258 (63.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,252 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $188,099
Average Home Value $220,361


Median Household Income $28,680
Average Household Income $49,007
Per Capita Income $20,313
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.51%
Households 0.58% 0.66%
Families 0.4% 0.46%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bloomington, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bloomington to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 99th
Population Density1 # 8 99th
Diversity Index2 # 63 91st
Median Household Income # 671 1st
Per Capita Income # 522 23rd

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