Living in Bloomsburg, PA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Bloomsburg SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Bloomsburg, PA Cost Of Living

93
Bloomsburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Bloomsburg is a town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States, located 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Wilkes-Barre along the Susquehanna River. It is the county seat of Columbia County and the only incorporated town in Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, Bloomsburg had a population of 14,855, with an estimated population of 14,519 in 2013.
Population
14,275
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
28.7%
Median Home
$134,900
Median Income
$32,318
Median Rent
$774

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Map Of Bloomsburg, PA

Population over time in Bloomsburg

Year Population % Change
2017 14,275 -1.6%
2016 14,500 -0.8%
2015 14,619 -0.1%
2014 14,631 -0.5%
2013 14,699 0.3%
2012 14,655 0.3%
2011 14,608 -0.1%
2010 14,622 2.3%
2009 14,299 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bloomsburg

White
88.9% (12,697)
African American
4.8% (689)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.3% (324)
Hawaiian
0.1% (16)
Other
0.1% (16)
Two Or More
0.6% (88)
Hispanic
3.1% (445)
Race Bloomsburg PA USA
White 88.9% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 4.8% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.1% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
23.7% (338,952)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (73,189)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.6% (151,478)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.6% (193,772)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.9% (140,680)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (253,164)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.2% (116,983)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.9% (97,786)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (26,696)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (34,795)
Income Bloomsburg PA USA
Less than $10,000 23.7% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.6% 9.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.6% 9.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.9% 12.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.9% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 5.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 6.0% 7.0%

Gender in Bloomsburg

Female
55.2% (7,872)
Male
44.8% (6,402)
Gender Bloomsburg PA USA
Female 55.2% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 44.8% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bloomsburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (428)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (999)
High School / GED
38.0% (5,424)
Some College
19.0% (2,712)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,284)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (2,284)
Master's Degree
5.0% (713)
Professional Degree
1.0% (142)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (285)
Education Bloomsburg PA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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