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Bloomfield, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Bloomfield had a population of 851 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bloomfield is located at latitude 37.9136 and longitude -85.3156 in Nelson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bloomfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Nelson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The City of Bloomfield (GNIS ID: 2403879) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bloomfield is located within Bloomfield Division of Nelson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bloomfield 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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Bloomfield, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 851
Population in Households 851
Population in Familes 726
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 591
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 336
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $136,905
Average Home Value $152,500


Median Household Income $50,172
Average Household Income $58,982
Per Capita Income $22,393
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.42%
Households 0.05% 0.24%
Families 0.88% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Bloomfield, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bloomfield to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 262 52nd
Population Density1 # 358 34th
Diversity Index2 # 231 57th
Median Household Income # 164 70th
Per Capita Income # 222 59th

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