Bloomfield, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 221.
Population change since 2000: -15.3%
 
Males: 118  (53.4%)
Females: 103  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

50.1 years
Vermont median age:

45.8 years

Zip codes: 05905.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,158 (it was $33,500 in 2000)
Bloomfield:

$47,158
VT:

$57,513

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,093 (it was $17,224 in 2000)

Bloomfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,676 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Bloomfield:

$143,676
VT:

$226,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Bloomfield: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Bloomfield, VT (2010)
    • 21898.6%White alone
    • 20.9%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone

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



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bloomfield, Vermont as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bloomfield is 221 to 1.


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Ancestries: French (57.5%), English (36.0%), Irish (18.8%), French Canadian (10.3%), German (3.4%), United States (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 912 feet

Land area: 40.4 square miles.

Population density: 5.5 people per square mile   (very low).

Bloomfield, Vermont map

11 residents are foreign born (4.2% North America).

This town:

4.2%
Vermont:

3.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bloomfield town:

1.1% ($765)
Vermont:

2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (103.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (173.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (295.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Brunswick, VT (2.2 miles),
Columbia, NH (2.6 miles ),
Lewis, VT (2.7 miles),
Ferdinand, VT (2.7 miles),
Stratford, NH (3.0 miles ),
Lemington, VT (3.1 miles),
Maidstone, VT (3.1 miles),
Brighton, VT (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 44.80 N, Longitude: 71.64 W

Area code: 802

Distribution of median household income in Bloomfield, VT in 2017
Bloomfield satellite photo by USGS
Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+3.2%).
Most common industries in Bloomfield, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (21.0%)
  • Paper (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (25.3%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Paper (9.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (15.9%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Paper (8.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Bloomfield, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (3.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Electricians (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Electricians (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.3%)
  • Woodworkers (6.1%)
  • Financial managers (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)

Average climate in Bloomfield, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 48.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Earthquake activity:

Bloomfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from Bloomfield center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 146.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from Bloomfield center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.9 miles away from Bloomfield center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 103.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from Bloomfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bloomfield topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bloomfield:

  • Norwich University (about 68 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Plymouth State University (about 72 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 74 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 79 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 79 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 80 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 81 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bloomfield: Camp Number Five (A), Camp Number Four (B), Camp Number Three (C), Camp Number Seventeen (D), Camp Number Fifteen (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bloomfield Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nulhegan River (A), Mink Brook (B), Mill Brook (C), Hibbard Brook (D), Daley Brook (E), First Brook (F), Clough Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

2.1 people
Vermont:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.3%
Whole state:

62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.6%
Whole state:

9.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

9.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.6%
Whole state:

3.6%

For population 15 years and over in Bloomfield:

Marital status in Bloomfield, VT
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Bloomfield:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Vermont average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6192
Mainline Protestant36011
Other3-
None5,324-
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: 2
Essex County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Essex County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Essex County:

15.40 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.1%
State:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.3%
Vermont:

13.3%

Strongest AM radio stations in Bloomfield:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bloomfield:

  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Bloomfield fatal accident list:

Sep 22, 2000 10:08 PM, Mill Brook Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 30, 1999 02:15 PM, Sr-105, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 1988 01:00 PM, Th 7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 19, 1986 87:99 PM, Vt102, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 24, 1982 02:30 AM, Vt1105, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.4mTotal length
  • $1,237,000Total costs
  • 2,860Total average daily traffic
  • 225Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,008Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N4CQC, Licensee ID: L00297372, Grant Date: 04/02/2018, Expiration Date: 04/02/2028, Certifier: Ralph W Dame, Registrant: Ralph W Dame, 53 Spur Rd, Bloomfield, VT 05905-9749

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bloomfield, VT
  • 81.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bloomfield, VT
  • 68.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.8%Wood


Bloomfield compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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