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Bloomfield is a township in Essex County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after Revolutionary War Gen. Joseph Bloomfield.
The latitude of Bloomfield is 40.806N. The longitude is -74.185W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 144 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 47,683.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bloomfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Essex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07028 ZIP code.
9% of Bloomfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bloomfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bloomfield was $26,049, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Bloomfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Bloomfield include Bloomfield Green Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Bloomfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $718. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,661.
Libraries in Bloomfield include Bloomfield Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bloomfield include Bloomfield Independent Press
Essex County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bloomfield political report.
The average commute time for Bloomfield workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bloomfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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