Bloomfield

Lowkey, laid-back, and peaceful, this agricultural community maintains plenty of undeveloped space to explore.

Welcome to Bloomfield

Agricultural and small, Bloomfield is quickly growing as more people discover it's one of Connecticut's best-kept secrets.


Located just ten miles from Hartford, Bloomfield has a vibe all its own. Lowkey, laid-back, and peaceful, this agricultural community maintains plenty of undeveloped space to explore. It's also home to some of the best locally-owned shops and restaurants in the state, ensuring its residents always have the freshest and most unique goods.

What to Love

  • A charming agricultural lifestyle
  • Easy access to Hartford and surrounding cities
  • A quickly growing community means a wealth of opportunities
  • Peaceful and idyllic

Local Lifestyle

Bloomfield real estate is booming as the city grows, and there are plenty of unique properties in the city's 26.4 square miles of space. The town has a number of residential neighborhoods, as well as condos, homes with large parcels of land, and even a few horse properties. It's also a quick commute to Bradley Airport, Springfield, MA, and downtown Hartford.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Bloomfield has an impressive variety of food options in its city limits. From traditional Italian cuisine at Carbone's Kitchen to Japanese sushi rolls and hibachi entertainment at Ginza, you'll find something in town for every palate. Republic Gastropub serves American fare and Sunday brunch in a chic space that's famous for its bacon-wrapped dates and banana bread pudding.

For breakfast or lunch, residents frequent Isaac's Bagel Cafe, where fresh bagels are made daily, and the coffee is always hot.

Things to Do

Bloomfield residents take great care to preserve and maintain the natural landscape throughout town. The Wintunbury Land Trust is an organization that is committed to protecting and conserving the natural beauty of Bloomfield and the surrounding area, and its efforts are greatly appreciated. 
 
Bloomfield is home to two scenic golf courses. Gillette Ridge Golf Course was named the "Best Public Golf in Connecticut" in 2021 by Links Magazine and the "Best in Connecticut Public Golf Course" in 2021 by Northeast Golf Magazine. Additionally, Wintonbury Hills Golf Course was named the "#1 Best Course You Can Play in Connecticut" in 2018 and 2019 by Golfweek. This course is exclusively available to residents of Bloomfield.

Bloomfield residents have enthusiastically supported Wade's Farm Fresh, a local farm store that's been in operation since 1919.

Schools 

Bloomfield schools are highly rated, and the town's high school has produced a number of professional athletes and one Tony Award-winning actress. The best schools in Bloomfield are:
 
  • Bloomfield High School, Grades 9 through 12, renowned Agriscience program
  • Museum Academy, Preschool to 5th Grade



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Overview for Bloomfield, CT

19,132 people live in Bloomfield, where the median age is 45.3 and the average individual income is $79,044. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,132

Total Population

45.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$79,044

Average individual Income

Schools in Bloomfield, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby Bloomfield. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Reggio Magnet School of the Arts
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Ana Grace Academy of the Arts Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Avon Old Farms School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Talcott Mountain Academy Of Science Mathematics
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Roaring Brook School
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
Thompson Brook School
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
Avon Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Pine Grove School
PUBLIC
K - 4th
4/5

Demographics and Employment Data for Bloomfield, CT

Bloomfield has 7,570 households, with an average household size of 2.5. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bloomfield do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,132 people call Bloomfield home. The population density is 782.52 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,132

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

45.3

Median Age

47.82 / 52.18%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
7,570

Total Households

2.5

Average Household Size

$79,044

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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