Moving to Bloomington? Here’s the 411.
Bloomington hosts multiple higher learning institutes, including Indiana University, sporting events, live performances, world-renowned music and art festivals, and the internationally recognized Jacobs School of Music. College students and residents make up the 145,496 people in Bloomington. With a gross metropolitan product of 8.6 billion, the city is surrounded by scenic hills 50 miles southwest of Indiana’s capital city, Indianapolis. Whether you are in school or not, it’s a great place to live.
Acknowledged in the New York Times as one of the Top Ten College Towns in America, Bloomington ranked 22nd in Forbes best small places for business and careers list. Expect positive results job searching in any of the organizations suggested by the Indiana Department of Workforce Survey:
- Indiana University-Bloomington
- I U Health Bloomington Hospital
- Cook Group Inc.
- IU Health Bloomington Hospital
- Ge Appliances
- Indiana University
- Baxter Bio Pharma Solutions
- Stone Belt
- Landmark Medical Ctr
- Internal Medicine Assoc
State numbers indicate that the unemployment rate is 5.3 percent. And with unemployment rates down, career opportunities are on the rise. Employment growth is at 2.6 percent and the cost of living is 8.4 percent below the national average. The median home income is roughly 47,234 and average wage per job is 40,592. According to the Indiana Business Review careers with notable growth include:
- Education services
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