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Bloomfield, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Bloomfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Davis County at latitude 40.7491 and longitude -92.417. Davis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.

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

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 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,668
Population in Households 2,634
Population in Familes 2,136
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 1,184
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,137
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 733
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 807 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 330 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $99,332
Average Home Value $116,574


Median Household Income $41,263
Average Household Income $54,630
Per Capita Income $21,884
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.3%
Households 0.31% 0.23%
Families 1.68% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
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, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bloomfield to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 127 88th
Population Density1 # 200 80th
Diversity Index2 # 650 36th
Median Household Income # 885 12th
Per Capita Income # 858 15th

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