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Bellflower, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Bellflower had a population of 299 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bellflower is located at latitude 40.3407 and longitude -88.5258 in McLean County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bellflower (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McLean County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 784 feet.

The Village of Bellflower (GNIS ID: 2398081) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Bellflower is located within Township of Bellflower, a minor civil division (MCD) of McLean County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bellflower population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bellflower: Bell Flower, Belle Flower, Prairie.

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Bellflower, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 299
Population in Households 299
Population in Familes 255
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 815
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 121
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (30.9%)
Median Home Value $98,256
Average Home Value $201,190


Median Household Income $73,060
Average Household Income $74,756
Per Capita Income $29,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.8% -1.23%
Households -2.85% -1.18%
Families -2.99% -1.44%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bellflower, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellflower to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1096 20th
Population Density1 # 884 35th
Diversity Index2 # 1017 26th
Median Household Income # 215 84th
Per Capita Income # 376 73rd

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