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Simple Moving

Moving house, whether it’s just a few miles down the road or to a different state, is a long and difficult process that involves a lot of planning,...

US DOT: 3418875

MC: 1104622

Hood Moving & Relocation

Bloomington Indiana moving companies, At "A Moving Around" we understand the importance of moving not just furniture but the family as well. This major decision must not be taken lightly....

US DOT: 1302391

MC: 504508

Premier Van Lines International Inc.

Founded in 1992, Premier Van Lines International is one of Americas leading relocation companies which specialize in international moves. We are...

US DOT: 1930177

MC: 690093

Fly Movers & Storage

Fly Mover is a professional moving service/s company that serves all US states/areas. No move is too big or small. For us, we do small, medium and...

US DOT: 3258929

MC: 1027019

U-Pack Moving

Bloomington IN, ABF U-Pack Moving was launched nationwide on October 1, 1997 by ABF Freight System, Inc. U-Pack has become an extremely popular choice for...

US DOT: 82866

MC: 29910

Hawaiian Shipping

Here at Hawaiian Shippers, we understand the sensitive and delicate nature of trusting someone to move your most valuable possessions. This is why we...

US DOT: 1208629

MC: 480787

Colonial Van Lines Inc.

When you hire a long-distance moving company, you want to rest assured that the team you’ve chosen has the skills and convictions you need to trust...

US DOT: 1434373

MC: 681534

Glass City Movers

At Glass City Movers we understand it’s stressful to move, which is why we are here to insure your move is done in a stress free timely manner at a...

US DOT: 1403449

MC: 532455

United Van Lines

Movers Bloomington IN, With United, moving is simple — Whether you are moving across the country or just across state lines, we put our customers first. By integrating the...

US DOT: 77949

MC: 67234

Delta Moving Systems

Whether you are moving across town or across the country, Delta Moving Systems., has you covered. We offer local, intrastate and long distance moves....

US DOT: 2277051

Intra: 006693439C

MC: 777847

Agility Van Lines Inc.

Bloomington Indiana moving quotes, We are one of the most reputable interstate moving companies around. We are trusted by countless families across the country. We make even the most...

US DOT: 2564711

MC: 895410

Insync Movers Inc.

We are fully licensed and insured, offering high quality and professional moving services. Our mission is to provide excellent service and complete...

US DOT: 1029046

MC: 432357

Alaska Terminals, Inc.

Since opening our doors for business back in 1981, Alaska Terminals has been associated with a high level of quality and professionalism. That’s...

US DOT: 125550

MC: 79658

Orange Square Movers

Bloomington IN, Our customers have called us “the best planner for moving.” Because our clients’ homes are so large, complex, and filled with treasures, it...

US DOT: 3299237

MC: 1046162

United Transportation Moving & Storage

Interstate movement of household goods and personal possessions takes the coordinated effort of professional team. United Transportation Moving and...

US DOT: 1978660

MC: 699570

Located in southern Indiana, Bloomington is a city of about 80,000 residents. The area tends to be quite humid year round, with summer temperatures reaching into the 80s. Bloomington gets about 19 inches of snow a season. In recent years, Bloomington has won many awards for its quality of living, and anyone thinking of moving to Bloomington will find a city that is charismatic and very concerned about the quality of life for all of its residents.

Economy:
The median household income for residents of Bloomington is lower than that of the rest of the state. However, the cost of living there is substantially lower than the national average. Unemployment is low there at only 6.2 percent. Bloomington is considered an excellent place to move a business to, or to start a new business. It has many initiatives in place to assist and attract business to the area. The top employers in the area include Baxter BioPharma Solutions, Boston Scientific, Cook Group International and Otis Elevator.

History:
Bloomington was first settled in 1818. The first Europeans there were so impressed by the abundance of flowers in the area, they named the settlement Bloomington. In 1816, President Monroe had chosen the site for a seminary, which later became Indiana University. The earliest industries included farming, lumber and limestone extraction. In 1822 a salt works and an iron works opened. In 1854 the railroad arrived, opening up the area for more industry. A smithy in Bloomington made ordinance for the union army during the Civil War. In the early 1900s, the city continued to grow, adding postal service, a hospital and paved streets. After the Second World War, veterans flocked to the area to attend college using their GI Bills. During the 50s to the 70s, many of the older businesses closed, but the city has made the switch to attracting more high tech and service-oriented industry.

Tourism:
At the end of May, the Bloomington Early Music Festival celebrates the classical genre of music in various ways. In January, Bloomington celebrates A Week of Chocolate Festival. In February, there is the Eagle Watch Weekend of birding. In March there is a Wine and Food festival. In June you can attend the Taste of Bloomington, with over 30 restaurants and live music. On Labor Day weekend, there is the Fourth Street Festival to showcase local artists and craftspeople. The Monroe County Fair is held in late July. The Elizabeth Sage Historic Costumes Collection celebrates fashion as art. The Mathers Museum of World Cultures will take you on a trip around the world with its many exhibits. You can tour the Wylie Home, built in 1835. There are many more museums and historical venues to be seen.

  • Bloomington is known as ‘Tree City USA' because it has more than 18,000 public trees.
  • Singer John Mellencamp lives in Bloomington.
  • The Tibetan Cultural Center in Bloomington was founded by the brother of the Dali Lama.

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