Bloomington is a unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in San Bernardino County, California, United States. The population was 19,318 at the 2000 census. Though unincorporated at the current time, many of the town's political activists are pushing for Bloomington to attain cityhood, while the nearby cities of Rialto and Fontana are attempting to annex the community. The incorporation effort is lead by the BIC, or the Bloomington Incorporation Committee.
Bloomington is located at GR1.(34.059462, -117.398728)
As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 19,318 people, 4,950 households, and 4,128 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,249.4/km² (3,236.8/mi²). There were 5,260 housing units at an average density of 340.2/km² (881.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 54.03% White, 4.03% African American, 1.79% Native American, 1.11% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 34.51% from other races, and 4.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 64.38% of the population.
There were 4,950 households out of which 50.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.6% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.85 and the average family size was 4.15.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 36.4% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $34,106, and the median income for a family was $35,936. Males had a median income of $30,680 versus $20,606 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,953. About 19.8% of families and 25.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.5% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.