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Bloomfield is a city in Nelson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Bloomfield is in the Bluegrass region.
Tradition says founder John Bemiss named the community for his wife, whose maiden name was Bloomer, and his son-in-law, who was named Merrifield
The latitude of Bloomfield is 37.910N. The longitude is -85.316W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 856.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bloomfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nelson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40008 ZIP code.
7% of Bloomfield residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bloomfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bloomfield was $14,359, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Bloomfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bloomfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $169. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.
Libraries in Bloomfield include Bloomfield Branch ... View libraries
Nelson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bloomfield political report.
The average commute time for Bloomfield workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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