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Bloomfield, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bloomfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Knox County at latitude 42.5984 and longitude -97.6481. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,699 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Bloomfield, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bloomfield, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bloomfield indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bloomfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Bloomfield, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 996
Population in Households 953
Population in Familes 702
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 1,220
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 488
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 271
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 347 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $57,299
Average Home Value $71,408


Median Household Income $34,450
Average Household Income $50,214
Per Capita Income $24,686
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.74% -0.28%
Households -0.57% -0.25%
Families -0.34% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   3.24%
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, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bloomfield to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 117 80th
Population Density1 # 171 71st
Diversity Index2 # 191 67th
Median Household Income # 552 5th
Per Capita Income # 312 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.