Bloomington, Indiana 

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Population

83,636

+6.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$28,660

Median Home Price

$198,700

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Best Places to Live in Bloomington, Indiana

College town - South-central Indiana, 45 miles south of Indianapolis. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Bloomington, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Bloomington, IN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town atmosphere
Attractive setting
Nearby recreation
Cons
Low ethnic diversity
Recent employment declines
Housing cost

What Bert Has To Say About Bloomington Metro Area

Bloomington is a true college town, with a large and attractive campus to the northeast of downtown; an area of shops, restaurants, and nightlife serving the student community; and a typically Midwestern town square with a courthouse at the center. Indiana University, founded in 1820 and currently serving some 35,000 students, provides a variety of culture and entertainment and is the dominant factor in the local economy and character. Sports, particularly basketball, are a local obsession. The university is also home to one of the top music schools in the nation. Educational attainment here is among the highest in the state, crime is low, the economy is steady and attitudes are progressive.


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Indiana
County: Monroe County
Metro Area: Bloomington Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Bloomington
Zip Codes: 47405 47406
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 928 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bloomington is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bloomington jobs have decreased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bloomington's cost of living is 12.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bloomington's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Monroe county voted Democratic in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bloomington's population is 83,636 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bloomington is Real Estate: $198,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.0%.

SCHOOLS
Bloomington public schools spend $11,196 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Bloomington. More Education



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Housing Market in Bloomington

It's a good time to buy in Bloomington. Home Appreciation is up 11.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bloomington is $198,700.

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Reviews for Bloomington   26 Reviews
Wonderfull, small, but cosmopolitan town! - 8/26/2020
I have lived here for almost 23 years. Wonderful, cosmopolitan, safe, cultural, liberal, all-inclusive town, with plenty of arts, shopping, sports events and activities,... Read More

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Corruption! - 7/4/2020
The city government of Bloomington is very famous for its corruption. The police of this city are famous for their inactivity and lack of professionalism. The judges... Read More

BloomingNot - 5/6/2019
Terrible. There is nothing good about Bloomington, IN. Don’t live there. As for Catalent, there is one of those in my home town Woodstock, IL. It’s a pharmaceutical... Read More


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47405 47406

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