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Bloomington is located 50 miles southwest of Indianapolis and is the home of the University of Indiana's main campus.

The UI campus has been rated one of the most beautiful in the country with many of the buildings built of Indiana limestone.

Entertainment and recreation opportunities abound with the university culture and athletic events, several area lakes and the nearby wine country.

Bloomington, Indiana
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Bloomington ranks high in age of population and proximity to nearest large city. Bloomington ranks low in recreation and population density.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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