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Bloomington, IN Metro Area

Counties include: Greene, Monroe, Owen

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

Population per Square Mile: 149.0

Square Miles: 1,322.3

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)192,71493.0%6,483,797
Today (2014)197,03493.0%6,596,855
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*205,61893.0%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today2.2%5 1.7%

*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 -1,515
Net International Migration8503 10,400
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)42091.7%25,233

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 2013 (includes detail not shown below)75,3607100.0%100.0%
Married With Children11,9631115.9%19.8%
Married Without Children20,824727.6%30.1%
Single Parents5,52517.3%9.8%
Living Alone24,098632.0%27.7%

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 2013 (includes vacant units)84,4178100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)45,924854.4%62.0%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)29,436734.9%26.6%

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 2013$33,3101286.2%$38,622
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, 20131,492102.5%60,445

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013NumberRank of 16Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force94,87983.0%3,191,866
Employed88,29983.0%2,947,114
Unemployed6,580102.7%244,752
Annual Unemployment Rate6.91289.6%7.7
January 2015 Unemployment Rate7.18106.0%6.7

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2013 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work101,577100.0%$4,217,931100.0%$41,524
Wage and Salary82,98081.7%$2,960,20370.2%$35,674
Farm Proprietors1,5761.6%$58,4531.4%$37,089
Nonfarm Proprietors17,02116.8%$305,9697.3%$17,976
Farm1,8441.8%$67,4241.6%$36,564
Nonfarm99,73398.2%$4,150,50798.4%$41,616
Private74,79873.6%$2,846,59467.5%$38,057
  Accommodation, Food Serv.8,075*7.9%*$146,560*3.5%*$18,150*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,813*1.8%*$14,192*0.3%*$7,828*
  Construction4,3224.3%$202,6454.8%$46,887
  Health Care, Social Serv.10,239*10.1%*$558,122*13.2%*$54,509*
  Information1,497*1.5%*$76,404*1.8%*$51,038*
  Manufacturing9,5449.4%$594,02214.1%$62,240
  Professional, Tech. Serv.3,9813.9%$175,1584.2%$43,998
  Retail Trade10,30310.1%$248,4975.9%$24,119
  Trans., Warehousing1,7971.8%$60,2211.4%$33,512
  Wholesale Trade1,800*1.8%*$103,939*2.5%*$57,744*
  Other Private (not above)17,767*17.5%*$566,447*13.4%*$31,882*
Government24,93524.5%$1,303,91330.9%$52,292

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%
Bloomington82,57542.1%
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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