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Bloomington, IN Metro Area

Counties include: Greene, Monroe, Owen

Largest City: Bloomington (2013 population: 82,575)

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, 2013NumberRank of 16Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)9,284104.7%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)25,6881013.1%17.7%
College Age (18 to 24)44,178422.6%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)47,023924.0%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)44,744922.8%26.4%
Seniors (65 and older)24,953912.7%13.9%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2013NumberRank of 16Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone63690.3%0.4%
Asian Alone8,78954.5%1.9%
Black Alone5,082142.6%9.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone10590.1%0.1%
White177,436990.6%86.3%
Two or More Race Groups3,82282.0%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic190,742897.4%93.6%
Hispanic5,128102.6%6.4%

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 2013 (estimate)84,4838100.0%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, 20121,864102.2%83,250
Births to Teens, 2012120141.6%7,431
Deaths, 20121,462102.5%59,168

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013NumberRank of 16Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force94,87983.0%3,179,935
Employed88,29983.0%2,940,897
Unemployed6,580102.8%239,038
Annual Unemployment Rate6.91292.0%7.5
September 2014 Unemployment Rate5.0998.0%5.1

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, 2013UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed516100.0%100.0%$59,208$3,065,788
Single-Family17233.3%67.3%$31,180$2,631,508
2-Family285.4%2.2%$2,867$38,302
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$13,598
5+ Family31661.2%29.6%$25,161$382,380

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 2013
Percent of Region
Bloomfield2,3821.2%
Bloomington82,57542.2%
Ellettsville6,4023.3%
Gosport8120.4%
Jasonville2,1951.1%
Linton5,3432.7%
Lyons7370.4%
Spencer2,3171.2%
Switz City2930.1%
Worthington1,4440.7%
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