Bloomington 45 Poor
Bloomington Livability #1,440 ranked city in California#28,885 ranked city in the USARanks better than 1% of areas
A Bloomington Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Bloomington Cost of Living Cost of living is 20% lower than California
11111% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Bloomington cost of living
F Bloomington Crime Total crime is 58% higher than California
Total crime
4,06573% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2573% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Bloomington crime
F Bloomington Employment Household income is 23% lower than California
Median household income
$49,20511% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$15,56648% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%71% higher than the US average
Bloomington employment
D Bloomington Housing Home value is 49% lower than California
Median home value
$206,80012% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,14220% higher than the US average
Home ownership
70%10% higher than the US average
Bloomington real estate or Bloomington rentals
F Bloomington Schools HS graduation rate is 31% lower than California
High school grad. rates
55%34% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
24:150% higher than the US average
Bloomington K-12 schools
F Bloomington User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Bloomington
Overall user rating
31% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
30% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
33% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Bloomington, CA

      Bloomington, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 23,322 people. In Bloomington, there are 3,879 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of Bloomington identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 69% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. Bloomington could be a great place for young adults and students as the average age of 32 years old is below the nation’s average.

      Living in Bloomington can be a fulfilling experience for anyone relocating to the area. Having said that, in the state of California, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! The best areas in Bloomington and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from weather, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the California and national averages.

      Using data and statistics Bloomington has received a livability score of 57/100. This score is ranked in the 10th percentile when compared to all other cities. Compared to the United States average, this area has a score which ranks among the lowest in the nation, and it is not considered a very livable city. This score also puts it among the worst 10 percent of cities in all of America. Based on the scores for each individual category, Bloomington has received high marks for amenities (A) and weather (A+). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Bloomington. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: crime (F), cost of living (F), education (F), employment (F) and housing (D).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Bloomington on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Bloomington is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Bloomington come in at $206,800, which is 49.5% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Bloomington, the home price to income ratio is 4.2, which is 34.4% lower than the California average. Real estate appreciation rates in Bloomington are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Bloomington homes comes in at 9.6%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 13.3%.

      Bloomington transportation information

      Average one way commute31min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work74.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool16.4%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.0%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.9%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home4.5%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Bloomington, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).