Bloomington Indiana is home to Indiana University,
which adds 35,000 students to the
community each September, and provides major college sports, entertainment and cultural activities to residents of Bloomington and Monroe County.
Bloomington, Indiana has a growning bio-medical supply industry fueled by Cook, Inc.
As manufacturing plants such as RCA have closed in Bloomington, newer "tech" companies have moved in creating new jobs to replace old, but some well known "hoosier" jobs such as "cutters" remain.
Building-stone quarries and mills in the Bloomington-Bedford limestone belt are some of the largest in the world.
Bloomington lies in the heart of
south-central Indiana on State Road 37, 50 miles
south of Indianapolis, IN and 98 miles northwest of Louisville, KY.
Monroe County is located in the heartland of the United States, easily accessed by road and rail.
The Monroe County Airport is four miles west of downtown Bloomington with daily flights
to Chicago by Direct Air.