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Bloomington, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Bloomington is the 7th largest city in Indiana with a population of 83,901 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Bloomington, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 83,901
Daytime Population: Workers 57,076
Daytime Population: Residents 46,847
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 103,923
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 68,954
Population in Familes 31,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,947
Population Density2 3,608
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $29,932
Average Household Income $52,218
Per Capita Income $21,467


Total Housing Units 34,957 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,390 (29.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,473 (64.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,094 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $188,630
Average Home Value $225,248


Total Households 32,863
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 11,527
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.62%
Households 0.61% 0.71%
Families 0.31% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

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, 2017 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 Density # 7 99th
Diversity Index # 60 91st
Median Household Income # 670 2nd
Per Capita Income # 501 26th

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