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Bloomfield, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Bloomfield had a population of 847 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Bloomfield, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 847
Daytime Population: Workers 238
Daytime Population: Residents 419
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 657
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 847
Population in Familes 723
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 589
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $50,835
Average Household Income $61,903
Per Capita Income $23,419


Total Housing Units 399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $143,396
Average Home Value $157,600


Total Households 333
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 242
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 0.13% 0.33%
Households -0.08% 0.24%
Families 0.7% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

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, 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 # 263 51st
Population Density # 357 34th
Diversity Index # 234 57th
Median Household Income # 170 69th
Per Capita Income # 226 58th

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