Bloomington Metro Area, Indiana 

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Population

169,052

+5.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$42,416

Median Home Price

$242,000

Median Age

30.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.4 / 5.2

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Bloomington Metro Area, Indiana

College town - South-central Indiana, 45 miles south of Indianapolis. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Bloomington metro area, 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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Indiana
County: Monroe, Owen, 2 total
Metro Area: Bloomington Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Bloomington, Perry township (Monroe Cnty), 31 total
Zip Codes: 47401, 47403, 47408, 47404, 47460, 47429, 47433, 47405, 47406, 47868, 18 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 928 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bloomington Metro Area is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bloomington Metro Area jobs have decreased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bloomington Metro Area's cost of living is 17.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bloomington Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Bloomington metro area remained very strongly Democratic, 58.3% to 39.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bloomington Metro Area's population is 169,052 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bloomington Metro Area is Real Estate: $242,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.6%.

SCHOOLS
Bloomington Metro Area public schools spend $10,884 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Bloomington Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Bloomington

It's a good time to buy in Bloomington. Home Appreciation is up 12.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bloomington is $242,000.

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ZIP CODES IN BLOOMINGTON METRO AREA, INDIANA
47401, 47403, 47408, 47404, 47460, 47429, 47433, 47405, 47406, 47868, 18 total

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