Bloomfield, New Jersey

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Population in July 2007: 46,288.
Males: 22,031  (47.6%)
Females: 24,257  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
New Jersey median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 07003.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,650 (it was $53,289 in 2000)
Bloomfield:

$71,650
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,140 (it was $26,049 in 2000)

Bloomfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $334,492 (it was $166,100 in 2000)
Bloomfield:

$334,492
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $447,851; detached houses: $522,862; townhouses or other attached units: $387,521; in 2-unit structures: $223,228; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,189; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,816; mobile homes: $237,978
March 2019 cost of living index in Bloomfield: 127.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Bloomfield, NJ (2000)
    • 30,03663.0%White alone
    • 6,90114.5%Hispanic
    • 5,33211.2%Black alone
    • 3,9808.3%Asian alone
    • 1,0572.2%Two or more races
    • 2960.6%Other race alone
    • 510.1%American Indian alone
    • 300.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bloomfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Bloomfield, New Jersey as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bloomfield is 2,723 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Bloomfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.1)
1
(2.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(6.4)
4
(8.7)
2
(4.4)
3
(6.8)
6
(13.8)
6
(13.7)
5
(10.5)
1
(2.1)
3
(6.3)
2
(4.2)
2
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
84
(179.1)
82
(177.6)
82
(181.5)
77
(175.7)
69
(158.7)
70
(160.3)
81
(170.6)
73
(153.3)
90
(188.6)
73
(153.0)
59
(122.9)
31
(64.3)
26
(53.1)
19
(37.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
46
(98.1)
41
(88.8)
39
(86.3)
26
(59.3)
32
(73.6)
35
(80.1)
40
(84.3)
51
(107.1)
43
(90.1)
23
(48.2)
33
(68.8)
33
(68.4)
31
(63.4)
28
(55.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
226
(481.9)
192
(415.8)
182
(402.9)
202
(460.9)
136
(312.7)
207
(474.0)
213
(448.7)
263
(552.3)
199
(417.1)
219
(459.0)
106
(220.9)
78
(161.8)
82
(167.6)
71
(139.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
993
(2,117)
881
(1,908)
900
(1,992)
796
(1,816)
718
(1,651)
707
(1,619)
650
(1,369)
654
(1,373)
735
(1,541)
726
(1,522)
604
(1,259)
625
(1,296)
619
(1,265)
488
(961.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
426
(908.4)
256
(554.3)
201
(445.0)
162
(369.6)
143
(328.8)
131
(300.0)
177
(372.9)
172
(361.2)
160
(335.4)
170
(356.3)
76
(158.4)
102
(211.6)
82
(167.6)
88
(173.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(17.1)
5
(10.8)
4
(8.9)
5
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.6)
2
(4.2)
2
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)269.6232.0223.2204.5187.6197.1192.5195.8201.5180.4132.4113.1104.493.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bloomfield, NJ

Crime rate in Bloomfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 150 (125 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (26.4%), Irish (13.9%), German (10.2%), Polish (7.0%), English (4.2%), West Indian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1812

Elevation: 131 feet

Land area: 5.32 square miles.

Population density: 8,699 people per square mile   (high).

Bloomfield, New Jersey map

10,892 residents are foreign born (9.1% Latin America, 6.7% Asia, 5.9% Europe).

This place:

22.8%
New Jersey:

17.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bloomfield CDP:

3.4% ($5,567)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($4,047)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Orange, NJ (2.8 miles , pop. 69,824).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (4.7 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (11.5 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Glen Ridge borough, NJ (0.9 miles ),
Belleville, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Silver Lake, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Montclair, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Nutley, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Brookdale, NJ (1.5 miles ),
East Orange, NJ (1.7 miles ),
North Arlington borough, NJ (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 74.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,059 (-23.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,333 (13.8%)

Area codes: 973, 862

Distribution of median household income in Bloomfield, NJ in 2017
Bloomfield satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Bloomfield, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Chemicals (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Bloomfield, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)

Average climate in Bloomfield, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bloomfield, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.0. This is worse than average.

City:

94.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.321. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.321
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.368. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.368
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Bloomfield-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Bloomfield place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 28.0 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bloomfield-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 218.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 255.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 236.4 miles away from Bloomfield center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from Bloomfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bloomfield topographic map

Main business address for: ALFACELL CORP (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Bloomfield:

  • HOSPICE OF NEW JERSEY (400 BROADACRES DRIVE)
  • HAZELCREST MANOR NH (60 HAZELWOOD RD)
  • JOB HAINES HOME FOR AGED PEOPL (250 BLOOMFIELD AVE)
  • PARK MANOR NURSING HOME (23 PARK PLACE)
  • RCG BLOOMFIELD DC (206 BELLEVILLE AVENUE)

Heliports located in Bloomfield:

Amtrak stations near Bloomfield:

  • 5 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 11 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Bloomfield:

  • Bloomfield College (Full-time enrollment: 1,958; Location: 467 Franklin St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bloomfield.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Empire Beauty School-Bloomfield (Full-time enrollment: 164; Location: 15 Ward Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bloomfield:

  • Montclair State University (about 4 miles; Montclair, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 16,277)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)
  • Essex County College (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • Seton Hall University (about 6 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 7 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)

Public high schools in Bloomfield:

  • BLOOMFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,625, Location: 160 BROAD STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • BLOOMFIELD TECH (Location: 209 FRANKLIN STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Bloomfield:

  • WESTBRIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 57, Location: 60 WEST ST, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Bloomfield:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bloomfield:

  • ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 243, Location: 50 BYRD AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • LOOKING GLASS CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 57, Location: 16 BELLEVUE AVE, Grades: PK-1)
  • EACH 1 TEACH 1 ACADEMY (Students: 42, Location: 59 DODD STREET, Grades: PK-T1)
  • MOUNT CARMEL GUILD SCHOOL & PRESCHOOL (Students: 32, Location: 236 HOOVER AVE, Grades: UG-2)
See full list of schools located in Bloomfield

Library in Bloomfield:

  • BLOOMFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,828,438; Location: 90 BROAD STREET; 98,912 books; 2,310 audio materials; 4,378 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 13 other licensed databases; 307 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bloomfield: Forest Hill Field Club (A), Glen Ridge Country Club (B), Rowe Street Station (C), Ridge Country Club (D), Parkway Industrial Center (E), Bloomfield Station (F), Bloomfield Ambulance (G), Bloomfield Volunteer Emergency Squad (H), Bloomfield Fire Department Station 3 (I), Bloomfield Fire Department Station 4 (J), Bloomfield Fire Department Station 2 (K), Bloomfield Fire Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Bloomfield: ALFACELL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bloomfield include: Bethany United Presbyterian Church (A), Advent Episcopal Church (B), Bethel Church of Love and Praise (C), Bloomfield Presbyterian Church (D), Brookdale Baptist Church (E), Brookdale Reformed Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Korean United Presbyterian Church (H), Park United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bloomfield Cemetery (1), Mount Olivet Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Clarks Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bloomfield include: Brookside Park (1), Foley Field (2), Pulaski Park (3), Vassar Field (4), Brookdale County Park (5), Watsessing Park (6), Brookdale Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Historical Society of Bloomfield (Museums; 90 Broad Street), Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center (240 Belleville Avenue), Club A B C Tours (Tours & Charters; 200 Broadacres Drive Suite 2).

Courts: Nj State - Judiciary Department Court- Appellate Div- Judges- Judge Barbara Byrd We (155 Morris Avenue), Montclair Township - Court Clerk (647 Bloomfield Avenue), Nj State - Judiciary Department Court- Appellate Div- Judges- Judge Rudy C Col (155 Morris Avenue).

Birthplace of: Doug Brien - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Nov 24, 1970), Hank Borowy - Major League Baseball pitcher, Jack Lowe, Jr. - Businessman, Todd Edwards - Electronic musician, Da-Shawn Dwight - College basketball player (Quinnipiac Bobcats), Don Savage - Baseball player, Jamar Nutter - College basketball player (Seton Hall Pirates), Jim Kelly (baseball) - Major League Baseball player, Robert Gimson - Football player, Seymour Parker Gilbert - Diplomat.

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bloomfield and their reported violations in the past:

BLOOMFIELD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 45,061, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2006), St Intentional no-action (MAR-31-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.5%
Whole state:

70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

4.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

8.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

4.2%

People in group quarters in Bloomfield in 2000:

  • 212 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 107 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in religious group quarters
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with most branches in Bloomfield (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Community Branch, Bloomfield @ Stop & Shop Branch, Bloomfield Center Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The Provident Bank: Bloomfield Center Branch, Ampere Parkway Branch, Brookdale Branch. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 667 Bloomfield Ave Branch, 60 Belleville Ave Branch, 1072 Broad Street Branch. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Valley National Bank: Bloomfield Branch at 548 Broad Street, branch established on 1979/02/03; Broad Street Branch at 1422-24 Broad Street, branch established on 1976/10/25. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bloomfield Brookdale at 1080 Broad Street, branch established on 1963/06/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Sun National Bank: Bloomfield Branch at 400 Broad Acres Drive Suite 100, branch established on 2008/02/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,180.3 mil, Deposits: $2,715.6 mil, headquarters in Vineland, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Sun Bancorp, Inc
  • TD Bank, National Association: Bloomfield Branch at 1476 Broad Street, branch established on 2001/08/25. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Enterprise National Bank N.J.: Bloomfield Office Branch at 324 Broad Street, branch established on 2011/05/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $132.6 mil, Deposits: $108.7 mil, headquarters in Kenilworth, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Investors Bank: Bloomfield Branch at 365 Broad Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Bloomfield:

Marital status in Bloomfield, NJ
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Bloomfield:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
New Jersey average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bloomfield, NJ (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic261,96665
Other61,85081
Mainline Protestant41,339171
Black Protestant38,68788
Evangelical Protestant34,666191
Orthodox6,18812
None339,273-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 305
Essex County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 119
Essex County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 463
This county:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Essex County:

9.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

25.3%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.8%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bloomfield:

48.6%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Bloomfield:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bloomfield:

19.6%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bloomfield:

12.2%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bloomfield:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bloomfield:

33.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Bloomfield:

57.1%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Bloomfield:

80.2%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bloomfield, NJ Residents

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,425 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.78% ($95,396 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.65% ($49,843)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.41% ($75,079)


6.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($128,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,135 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, NJ  0.90% ($84,799 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.50% ($65,771)
to Morris County, NJ  0.45% ($108,449)
Businesses in Bloomfield, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Nike2
A&P1Nissan1
AT&T1Payless2
Advance Auto Parts1Quiznos1
BMW1RadioShack1
CVS2Rite Aid1
Casual Male XL1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts5Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Staples1
GNC1Stop & Shop1
H&R Block1Subaru1
Home Depot1Subway1
Hyundai1U-Haul1
IHOP2UPS8
KFC1Walgreens1
McDonald's2Wendy's1
New Balance1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bloomfield:

  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bloomfield:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bloomfield:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bloomfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 57Number of bridges
  • 410ft / 125mTotal length
  • $76,604,000Total costs
  • 2,944,950Total average daily traffic
  • 37,943Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,419,634Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bloomfield, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 391950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bloomfield, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bloomfield)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bloomfield, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

124 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bloomfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 750 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ALLISON AE3007C SER (6442 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 110PK , Serial Number: 750-0040, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/2018
    Registrant (LLC): N560bl LLC, Po Box 347, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 179AR , Serial Number: TH-2120, Certificate Issue Date: 09/25/2008
    Registrant (LLC): Afs Group LLC, 2 Broad St Ste 400, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RAVEN S52A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 70467 , Serial Number: S52A-3016, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 6 Park Ave Apt 22, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7456J , Serial Number: 28R-30954, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 02/03/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald G Jr Schwier, 37 Sunset Ave, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
  • Aircraft: PARSONS HARRY RUTAN LONG-EZ (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 828HP , Serial Number: 898, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 07/01/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Harry Parsons, 14 New Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED158$275,147150$244,675796$251,99934$81,6464$1,497,50025$199,319
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$295,86722$256,99575$243,2899$35,4441$333,0004$171,495
APPLICATIONS DENIED39$265,71728$241,210390$269,40250$61,8601$1,350,00013$169,846
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$280,58814$258,711218$272,6166$219,1670$015$262,467
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$280,0008$269,74071$273,4892$85,0000$04$286,250

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Bloomfield, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$275,93619$326,9390$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$286,16715$313,3230$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$321,1623$357,3230$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$296,6673$345,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$270,3332$323,5001$361,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bloomfield, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bloomfield, NJ - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 146. The highest number of reported fires - 240 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bloomfield, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (62.6%), and Outside Fires (20.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bloomfield, NJ
    • 1,45962.6%Structure Fires
    • 47020.2%Outside Fires
    • 34214.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 592.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bloomfield, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bloomfield, NJ
  • 73.1%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bloomfield, NJ
  • 55.2%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.0%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Wood


Bloomfield compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Bloomfield on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guyana (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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