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Bloomer is a city in Chippewa County, in the Eau Claire metro area.

The community was named for a wealthy merchant who started construction of a mill here, then sold the project
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Bloomer. For links to other places called Bloomer, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Bloomer is 45.100N. The longitude is -91.488W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 994 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,284.


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Median household income
Local
$38,715
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bloomer demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bloomer's Prairie
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Community Fair - Aug. 2-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bloomer web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Como
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bloomer demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chippewa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Eau Claire area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54724 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

46% of Bloomer residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bloomer ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bloomer was $21,288, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Bloomer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bloomer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $305.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $767.


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Libraries in Bloomer include G.E. Bleskacek Family Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bloomer include Bloomer Advance

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Chippewa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bloomer political report.

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The average commute time for Bloomer workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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