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Retire To Bloomington, IN
City Report

Bloomington, Indiana is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.





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Bloomington, Indiana
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Bloomington, Indiana


Bloomington Population
. 1990 2000 2010
Bloomington Metro Area blank blank 192,714
Bloomington 60,633 69,291 80,405



Bloomington
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2014 .$196,527na
Jul $190,615 . .
Jun $206,598 . .
May $212,944 . .
Apr $185,908 . .
Mar $180,310 . .
2013 .nana
2012 .nana
2011 .nana
2010 . $175,176 -4.9%
2009 . $184,137 5.0%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2014)
. Bloomington GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $196,527 $354,000
Nearest Big City Indianapolis na
Home Sales Price in Indianapolis $149,000 $251,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 106% of Indianapolis home prices 137%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2014)
. Bloomington GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $196,527 $354,000
Monthly Rent $1,148 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 11.5 times the annual rent 17.0



Bloomington
Cost of Living (2014)
85% GPTR 99 City Average
118%



Bloomington Taxes
(2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.0% -- 20* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 103 days 26* -- 105 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Bloomington Building Permits
(single family homes)
Monroe County
2013 172
2012 196
2011 169
2010 194
2009 195



Bloomington Interactive Maps


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