Bloomington, IN

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
161,426
0.0266% 1-year decline
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.6
2.19% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.5%
6.02% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$59,998
11% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$224,300
17.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
80,578
1.66% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bloomington, IN had a population of 161k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $59,998. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bloomington, IN declined from 161,469 to 161,426, a −0.0266% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,060 to $59,998, a 11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bloomington, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.78%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.17%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.01%), and White (Hispanic) (1.49%).

None of the households in Bloomington, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.5% of the residents in Bloomington, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bloomington, IN are Indiana University-Bloomington (11,087 degrees awarded in 2022) and Tricoci University of Beauty Culture LLC-Bloomington (83 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Bloomington, IN was $224,300, and the homeownership rate was 58.4%.

Most people in Bloomington, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Bloomington, IN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bloomington, IN is home to a population of 161k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.97% of Bloomington, IN residents were born outside of the country (11.3k people).

In 2022, there were 14.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (136k people) in Bloomington, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.33k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.5%
2022 Citizenship
95.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.5% of Bloomington, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bloomington, IN was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bloomington, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    136k ± 148
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.33k ± 378
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.12k ± 312
3.45%
Hispanic Population
5.57k people

In 2022, there were 14.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (136k people) in Bloomington, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.33k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.45% of the people in Bloomington, IN are hispanic (5.57k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bloomington, IN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Indiana.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    101,350 ± 7,757 people
  2. India
    35,477 ± 4,612 people
  3. China
    18,850 ± 3,366 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 101,350 Indiana residents, followed by India with 35,477 and China with 18,850.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.97%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.3k people
7.08%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.4k people

As of 2022, 6.97% of Bloomington, IN residents (11.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bloomington, IN was 7.08%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,608 ± 374
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,693 ± 343
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,133 ± 306

Bloomington, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bloomington, IN employs 80.6k people. The largest industries in Bloomington, IN are Educational Services (17,478 people), Manufacturing (10,254 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (9,098 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,625), Public Administration ($66,378), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,938).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,980. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

80.6k
2022 Value
± 2,238
1.66%
1 Year growth
± 3.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bloomington, IN grew at a rate of 1.66%, from 79.3k employees to 80.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bloomington, IN, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (8,845 people), Management Occupations (7,519 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,337 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bloomington, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

80.6k
2022 Value
± 2,238
1.66%
1 Year growth
± 3.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bloomington, IN grew at a rate of 1.66%, from 79.3k employees to 80.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bloomington, IN, are Educational Services (17,478 people), Manufacturing (10,254 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (9,098 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bloomington, IN, though some of these residents may live in Bloomington, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,485
Median earning men ± $1,617
$32,811
Median earning women ± $1,621

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($73,086), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($57,721), and Manufacturing ($53,686).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($56,882), Wholesale Trade ($43,695), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,323).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.21M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,654
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 780
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 693
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Indiana went to Donald J. Trump with 57% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.95%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Indiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Bloomington, IN awarded 11,170 degrees. The student population of Bloomington, IN in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 24,011 male students and 23,101 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bloomington, IN are White (7,461 and 75.3%), followed by Asian (822 and 8.29%), Hispanic or Latino (657 and 6.63%), and Black or African American (459 and 4.63%).

The largest universities in Bloomington, IN by number of degrees awarded are Indiana University-Bloomington (11,087 and 99.3%) and Tricoci University of Beauty Culture LLC-Bloomington (83 and 0.743%).

The most popular majors in Bloomington, IN are General Business (3,205 and 28.7%), Public Administration (612 and 5.48%), and Informatics (448 and 4.01%).

The median tuition cost in Bloomington, IN for a public four year colleges is $10,012 for in-state students and $37,685 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Bloomington, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 47,112 (51% men and 49% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 47,112 students enrolled in Bloomington, IN, 51% men and 49% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 29,712 records, of which 49.8% were women and 50.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 2,132 degrees awarded
  2. 448 degrees awarded
  3. 415 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Bloomington, IN was General Business with 2,132 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Bloomington, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 11,087 degrees awarded
  2. 83 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Indiana University-Bloomington with 11,087 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 5,685 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bloomington, IN, which is 1.04 times more than the 5,485 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 7,461 degrees mean that there were 9.08 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 822 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($10,012) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,435) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,050) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.781% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.13M), and Bachelors Degree (879k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bloomington, IN was $224,300 in 2022, which is 0.796 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $190,500 to $224,300, a 17.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Bloomington, IN is 58.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bloomington, IN have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bloomington, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bloomington, IN is $59,998. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Bloomington, IN was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $114,866, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $103,038 and $95,261.

Property

$224,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,054
$38,519
Median Property Taxes
±$1,394

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bloomington, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

58.4%
Homeownership
2022
67.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58.4% of the housing units in Bloomington, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 57.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bloomington, IN was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $114,866, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $103,038 and $95,261.

The following map shows all of the counties in Bloomington, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$59,998
Median Household Income
± $2,242
65.9k
Number of Households
± 2,020

In 2022, the median household income of the 65.9k households in Bloomington, IN grew to $59,998 from the previous year's value of $54,060.

The following chart displays the households in Bloomington, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bloomington, IN is from Indiana.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.3%)
  3. Carpooled (9.57%)

In 2022, 68.5% of workers in Bloomington, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.3%) and those who carpooled to work (9.57%).

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bloomington, IN have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.36% of the workforce in Bloomington, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bloomington, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bloomington, IN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bloomington, IN (28.5k out of 146k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bloomington, IN is White, followed by Asian and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.7% of the population of Bloomington, IN has health coverage, with 55% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.51% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Indiana see 1495 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.2% decrease from the previous year (1498 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1719 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 558 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,495 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Indiana

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,495 patients per year. This represents a 0.2% decrease from the previous year (1,498 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Indiana in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.4% under 18 years, 32.9% between 18 and 34 years, 32.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.34%
Uninsured
55%
Employer Coverage
12.9%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
1.51%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bloomington, IN declined by 6.08% from 6.75% to 6.34%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bloomington, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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