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Bloomington, Indiana
Boulder, Colorado
USA
ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Bloomington, is 103% less than it is in Boulder and 87% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Bloomington, INBoulder, COUnited States
 Unemployment Rate6.40%3.30%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth0.36%0.78%1.59%
 Future Job Growth34.32%38.26%37.98%
 Sales Taxes7.00%8.85%6.00%
 Income Taxes4.35%4.63%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$19,600$37,406$28,555
 Household Income$28,660$58,062$53,482
 Family Median Income$51,250$102,623$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Bloomington, INBoulder, COUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K31.96%16.14%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K6.86%5.66%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K12.20%8.44%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K9.43%8.14%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K7.62%6.81%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K5.26%5.92%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K6.49%8.30%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K7.83%10.59%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K6.53%13.47%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K2.41%6.97%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K3.41%9.57%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Bloomington, INBoulder, COUnited States
 Management, business, finance5.60%18.35%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science1.11%13.78%5.34%
 Community, social services2.78%1.82%1.67%
 Legal0.69%2.04%1.16%
 Education, library7.36%11.42%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.39%4.72%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology6.11%3.79%5.67%
 Healthcare support4.12%1.23%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement0.19%0.85%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving4.40%8.81%5.76%
 Building maintenance4.03%1.61%4.01%
 Personal care5.55%4.54%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support19.39%19.68%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry1.48%0.11%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair11.62%2.77%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving24.20%4.49%12.09%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Bloomington

re: no title - 2/15/2010: That was me in 2009. But the town really grew on me. I love Bloomington --the 6-inch bugs, the restaurants, the Lotus Fest, the 4 seasons, Lake Monroe, Skin Quake,... (read more)

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Comments about Boulder

Moving to Boulder ?: Most people moving to Boulder don’t buy a house, they rent. School is a good way to spend time in Boulder, consider CU, Front Range Community College, Naropa, Boulder... (read more)

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