Bloomfield is located in northeast New Jersey. Bloomfield is part of Essex County. As of 2005-2009, the total Bloomfield population is 44,269, which has shrunk 7.16% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Bloomfield median household income is $66,267 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 24.35% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 30.67% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Bloomfield median house value is $368,300 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 123.48% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 87.30% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Bloomfield is worse than the state average in quality. The Bloomfield area codes are 862, 973.