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Bloomington, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Bloomington is the 7th largest city in Indiana with a population of 85,200 as of July 1, 2018. 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 39.1653 and longitude -86.5264 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bloomington 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 Bloomington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

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Bloomington, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 85,200
Population in Households 70,324
Population in Familes 31,878
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,876
Population Density2 3,664
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $31,255
Average Household Income $53,692
Per Capita Income $22,096


Total Housing Units 35,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,659 (32.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,821 (61.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,954 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $192,007
Average Home Value $227,495


Total Households 33,479
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 11,741
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.7% 0.75%
Households 0.76% 0.87%
Families 0.49% 0.62%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

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, 2018 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 # 61 91st
Median Household Income # 673 1st
Per Capita Income # 523 23rd

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