Bloomington, Indiana Population 2020

85,981

Bloomington is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 85,981, it is the 7th largest city in Indiana and the 400th largest city in the United States. Bloomington is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 6.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 80,405 in 2010. Spanning over 23 miles, Bloomington has a population density of 3,700 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bloomington is $56,167 with a poverty rate of 36.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $887 per month, and the median house value is $182,100. The median age in Bloomington is 23.9 years, 23.9 years for males, and 23.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.2 males.

Bloomington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bloomington was:

  • White: 81.42%
  • Asian: 9.92%
  • Black or African American: 4.29%
  • Two or more races: 3.52%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Bloomington, Indiana is 85,981, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 84,981.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 80,405.

Bloomington, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020168,2602490.15%
2019168,0112490.15%
2018167,7622490.15%
2017167,5138640.52%
2016166,6491,5990.96%
2015165,0506170.37%
2014164,4331,2100.74%
2013163,2233810.23%
2012162,8421,1430.70%
2011161,6991,5690.97%
2010160,1300.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68,44381.42%
Asian8,3389.92%
Black or African American3,6084.29%
Two or More Races2,9603.52%
Some Other Race4000.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native3020.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.01%

Bloomington Population Pyramid 2020

Bloomington Median Age

23.9


Total

23.9


Male

23.9


Female

Bloomington Adults

There are 74,573 adults, (7,704 of whom are seniors) in Bloomington.

Bloomington Age Dependency

25.7

Age Dependency Ratio

11.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bloomington Sex Ratio

Female

41,771

49.69%

Male

42,287

50.31%

Bloomington Households and Families

Bloomington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bloomington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.7%31.3%
All34.6%65.4%
Male27.5%72.5%
Female23.7%76.3%
Non Family21.2%78.8%

34.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,8972.2434.6
Non Family18,4921.8121.2
Married8,3952.9268.7
Female3,0642.8423.7
Male9462.927.5

2.81

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bloomington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9832.50%
9th to 12th Grade1,9925.06%
High School Graduate5,72614.53%
Some College6,31716.04%
Associates Degree2,4076.11%
Bachelors Degree10,32426.21%
Graduate Degree11,64629.56%

Bloomington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,00229,74217,357
Asian3,2312,9962,620
Black1,7821,586821
Hispanic1,4041,139776
Multiple Races862848334
Other Race202178148
Native American19018568
Islander777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,803$32,434$25,909
Less Than High School$14,210$14,375$14,193
High School Grad$25,315$27,025$21,440
Some College$26,347$29,380$21,302
Bachelors Degree$31,000$35,368$29,391
Graduate Degree$44,481$54,725$38,491

$29,803

Average Earnings

$32,434

Average Male

$25,909

Average Female

Bloomington Language

Bloomington Language by Age

Bloomington Language

85.75% of Bloomington residents speak only English, while 14.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.62% of the population.

Bloomington Poverty

Bloomington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White54,64718,19133.29%
Asian6,3363,47454.83%
Black3,1011,58651.14%
Multiple2,4871,25450.42%
Hispanic2,67389833.60%
Other32811936.28%
Native302247.95%
Islander77100.00%

36.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.46%

Male Poverty Rate

37.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bloomington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bloomington is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bloomington is Native, with 7.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.26%
High School25.74%
Some College19.60%
Bachelors or Greater11.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed73.47%
Male Unemployed53.69%
Female Employed31.08%
Male Employed21.83%

Bloomington Income

Bloomington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,435$56,167
Families$62,566$85,787
Married Families$89,833-
Non Families$23,674$35,555

Bloomington Marital Status

Bloomington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

24.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.5%

Male Marriage Rate

25.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bloomington Married by Age and Sex

Bloomington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bloomington Marital Status by Race

Bloomington Veterans

2,462

Number of Veterans

2,279

Male Veterans

183

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam786
Second Gulf War513
First Gulf War411
Korea240
World War II144
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1423.49%
Black2107.12%
2 or More934.98%
Hispanic772.74%
Indian104.76%
Asian70.09%

$Bloomington Veterans by Education

15.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bloomington Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bloomington Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

51.99%

Born in Indiana

88.15%

Native Born

11.85%

Foreign Born

8.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.15% of Bloomington residents were born in the United States, with 51.99% having been born in Indiana. 8.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202085,9815000.58%
201985,4815000.59%
201884,981850.10%
201784,8965000.59%
201684,3967950.95%
201583,6014170.50%
201483,1847080.86%
201382,4763070.37%
201282,1696640.81%
201181,5058751.09%
201080,63011,3391.53%
200069,2918,6581.34%
199060,6337,9701.42%
198052,6639,4011.99%
197043,26211,9053.27%
196031,3575,1941.83%
195026,1635,2932.29%
194020,8702,6431.36%
193018,2276,6324.63%
192011,5952,7572.75%
19108,8382,3783.18%
19006,4602,4424.86%
18904,0181,2623.84%
18802,7560.00%