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Bloomfield, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bloomfield had a population of 984 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Bloomfield is located at latitude 42.5984 and longitude -97.6481 in Knox County. 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. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,699 feet.

The City of Bloomfield (GNIS ID: 837886) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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, 2015.

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Bloomfield, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 984
Population in Households 941
Population in Familes 692
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 1,206
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 482
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 267
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 342 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $60,766
Average Home Value $75,000


Median Household Income $31,236
Average Household Income $44,388
Per Capita Income $21,890
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.83% -0.1%
Households -0.7% -0.08%
Families -0.56% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.03%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 119 80th
Population Density1 # 173 70th
Diversity Index2 # 182 69th
Median Household Income # 569 2nd
Per Capita Income # 481 17th

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