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Bloomington, IN Metro Area

Counties include: Greene, Monroe, Owen

Largest City: Bloomington (2012 population: 81,963)

Population per Square Mile: 148.1

Square Miles: 1,322.3

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)192,71493.0%6,483,797
Today (2013)195,87093.0%6,570,902
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*205,61893.0%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.6%5 1.3%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2012-2013NumberRank of 16Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-1,02414 -1,179
Net International Migration8503 9,404
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)42091.6%25,992

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2012NumberRank of 16Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)9,333104.8%6.5%
School Age (5 to 17)25,6991013.2%17.8%
College Age (18 to 24)44,785422.9%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)46,467923.8%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)44,900923.0%26.5%
Seniors (65 and older)24,155912.4%13.6%

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2012NumberRank of 16Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone59690.3%0.4%
Asian Alone8,31054.3%1.8%
Black Alone4,984142.6%9.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone8790.0%0.1%
White177,643990.9%86.6%
Two or More Race Groups3,71981.9%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic190,359897.5%93.7%
Hispanic4,980112.5%6.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 16Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2012 (includes detail not shown below)75,4477100.0%100.0%
Married With Children11,8101115.7%20.2%
Married Without Children21,075727.9%30.1%
Single Parents5,72017.6%9.8%
Living Alone24,017631.8%27.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank of 16Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2012 (estimate)84,5308100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2012 (includes vacant units)84,3288100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)45,999854.5%62.6%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)29,448734.9%26.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank of 16Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported) 22,510102.0%1,115,499
Public21,774102.1%1,039,411

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 16Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2012$32,9961186.6%$38,119
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 2013186141.6%11,711
Food Stamp Recipients in 201319,583122.1%922,273
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20139,084121.8%509,427

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of 16Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20111,876102.2%83,750
Births to Teens, 2011152111.9%8,010
Deaths, 20111,441112.5%58,154

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2012NumberRank of 16Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force95,35683.0%3,168,712
Employed88,16983.0%2,911,603
Unemployed7,187102.8%257,109
Annual Unemployment Rate7.51392.6%8.1
February 2014 Unemployment Rate6.71097.1%6.9

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Earnings by Industry, 2012 Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
IMPORTANT: The BEA is no longer producing employment by industry for counties. For more information on the loss of data due to
sequestration, go to http://www.bea.gov/about/pdf/bea_fy2013_budget_impact.pdf.
Total by place of work$4,098,900100.0%
Wage and Salary$2,918,17271.2%
Farm Proprietors$24,4900.6%
Nonfarm Proprietors$276,9356.8%
Farm$31,4910.8%
Nonfarm$4,067,40999.2%
Private$2,770,80167.6%
  Accommodation, Food Serv.$148,441*3.6%*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation$11,535*0.3%*
  Construction$190,1114.6%
  Health Care, Social Serv.$580,150*14.2%*
  Information$79,366*1.9%*
  Manufacturing$583,55314.2%
  Professional, Tech. Serv.$176,1764.3%
  Retail Trade$241,1185.9%
  Trans., Warehousing$64,5501.6%
  Wholesale Trade$107,960*2.6%*
  Other Private (not above)$538,655*13.1%*
Government$1,296,60831.6%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2012UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed421100.0%100.0%$51,156$2,349,911
Single-Family17240.9%73.4%$29,475$2,063,972
2-Family245.7%1.9%$2,258$23,703
3- and 4-Family41.0%1.6%$309$15,508
5+ Family22152.5%23.1%$19,114$246,728

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Bloomington, IN Metro Area

NamePopulation
in 2012
Percent of Region
Bloomfield2,3881.2%
Bloomington81,96341.9%
Ellettsville6,5403.3%
Gosport8200.4%
Jasonville2,2041.1%
Linton5,3732.7%
Lyons7370.4%
Spencer2,3281.2%
Switz City2930.1%
Worthington1,4530.7%
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