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Bloomington, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Bloomington had a population of 79,998 as of July 1, 2016. Bloomington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bloomington is located at latitude 40.4758 and longitude -88.9699 in McLean County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bloomington (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McLean County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 797 feet.

The City of Bloomington (GNIS ID: 2394197) 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 City of Bloomington is located within Township of Bloomington City, a minor civil division (MCD) of McLean County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bloomington 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 Bloomington: Blooming Grove, Keg Grove.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 79,998
Population in Households 77,784
Population in Familes 59,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,214
Population Density1 2,933
Diversity Index2 49
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 32,884
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 19,502
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 36,127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,002 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,882 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,243 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $156,281
Average Home Value $182,439
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,072
Average Household Income $82,522
Per Capita Income $34,215
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.65%
Households 0.61% 0.6%
Families 0.53% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.

Bloomington, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bloomington 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 # 12 99th
Population Density1 # 143 90th
Diversity Index2 # 184 87th
Median Household Income # 399 71st
Per Capita Income # 204 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.