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Bloomfield is a borough in Perry County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Bloomfield. For links to other places called Bloomfield, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bloomfield is 40.419N. The longitude is -77.186W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,077.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bloomfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Perry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17068 ZIP code.
42% of Bloomfield residents report German ancestry, and 6% 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 $17,168, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Bloomfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bloomfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $380. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $986.
Perry County supported George W. Bush 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.
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