Monroe County

Home to Bloomington, Ellettsville, and Indiana University, Monroe County lets you experience the best in the Midwest. From gorgeous scenery to outdoor activities, great food and live entertainment, we have everything you need to enjoy work, life and play.

By The Numbers

146,461
total population
$49,839
median income

Population Breakdown

The Perfect Place to Put Down Roots

A+
school system grade
$175,600
median home cost

Invested in Your Success

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Bloomington Economic Development Corporation

Bloomington Economic Development Corporation

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Tons of walking & hiking trails

Live Sports

Cheer for the home team at one of any sporting events at Indiana University Bloomington, or take a short 45 minute trip to Indianapolis and see the Colts play live.

50 Best Foodie Towns in America

Small town with big eats! Take a trip around the world with your taste buds here in Monroe County. 350+ restaurants to satisfy your every craving.

Our neighbors make an impact. Monroe County is home to industries ranging from higher education to technology , life sciences and advanced manufacturing. We have a highly educated workforce, great schools, and almost 60,000 students based at Indiana University and Ivy Tech. Our workforce creates products and services that are traded worldwide.

Watch our video series to understand why we love Monroe County. We know you will too.

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