Home to around 47,300 residents, Bloomfield, New Jersey, is a township in Essex County that surrounds the Bloomfield Green Historic District. Originally incorporated as a township from portions of Newark, Bloomfield took its name from the Presbyterian parish named for New Jersey Governor Joseph Bloomfield. When incorporated, Bloomfield was composed of approximately 20.5 square miles and included the communities now known as Belleville, Montclair, Woodside Township and Glen Ridge. Today Bloomfield has a total area closer to 5.3 square miles and is home to the smaller communities of Brookdale, Halcyon and Watsessing, as well as half of Silver Lake which is split between Bloomfield and Belleville.
Students in Bloomfield are served by the Bloomfield Public Schools which oversees 11 schools including: Berkeley, Brookdale, Carteret, Demarest, Fairview, Franklin, Oak View, Watsessing, Bloomfield Middle and Bloomfield High schools. The Bridge Academy at Forest Glen provides services and individualized programs to students with special needs in the district in grades 7-12. In addition to great schools, Bloomfield also has easy access to major thoroughfares that allow residents to conveniently enjoy the great shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation opportunities in neighboring communities. Additionally, Bloomfield is only 7.5 miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and 28.8 miles from LaGuardia Airport.
Homes for sale in Bloomfield, New Jersey vary in price depending upon the age, size, architectural style, location and special features of the property. You can find great condos, townhomes and single family homes for sale in Bloomfield in a relatively broad price range. While there are exceptions, the highest list price for a condo or townhome in Bloomfield is around $350,000 and the highest list price for a single family home is around $685,000. However, the average price of a condo or townhome in Bloomfield is closer to $199,000 and the average price for a single family home is closer to $289,000.
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