Bloomington, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 77,934 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.3%
 
Males: 37,020  (47.5%)
Females: 40,914  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61701, 61704, 61705, 61761.

Bloomington Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,471 (it was $46,496 in 2000)
Bloomington:

$67,471
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,661 (it was $24,751 in 2000)

Bloomington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $165,800 (it was $108,200 in 2000)
Bloomington:

$165,800
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $182,133; detached houses: $195,143; townhouses or other attached units: $156,219; in 2-unit structures: $90,865; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,607; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $114,275; mobile homes: $14,808

Median gross rent in 2017: $829.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bloomington: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.7%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for American Indian residents, 6.4% for other race residents, 10.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bloomington, IL (2017)
    • 56,17171.9%White alone
    • 8,15110.4%Black alone
    • 6,3658.1%Asian alone
    • 4,8436.2%Hispanic
    • 1,7552.2%Two or more races
    • 5600.7%Other race alone
    • 810.1%American Indian alone

Races in Bloomington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 165 registered sex offenders living in Bloomington, Illinois as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bloomington is 473 to 1.


Crime rates in Bloomington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(4.3)
1
(1.3)
3
(4.0)
5
(6.7)
2
(2.7)
2
(2.7)
1
(1.3)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.6)
3
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(3.8)
9
(11.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
59
(85.2)
65
(86.7)
84
(112.0)
63
(84.0)
54
(72.0)
46
(61.9)
69
(89.8)
42
(54.5)
57
(73.0)
56
(70.5)
61
(77.0)
42
(53.4)
73
(93.3)
68
(87.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
95
(137.1)
68
(90.7)
89
(118.7)
98
(130.7)
63
(84.0)
274
(368.8)
233
(303.2)
45
(58.4)
59
(75.6)
30
(37.8)
42
(53.0)
59
(75.1)
45
(57.5)
37
(47.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
336
(485.0)
289
(385.5)
357
(476.2)
394
(525.5)
310
(413.5)
75
(100.9)
58
(75.5)
284
(368.3)
281
(360.0)
238
(299.6)
202
(254.9)
206
(262.1)
222
(283.9)
225
(288.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
585
(844.4)
554
(738.9)
538
(717.6)
587
(782.9)
437
(582.9)
473
(636.6)
462
(601.2)
357
(463.0)
402
(515.0)
298
(375.1)
264
(333.2)
224
(285.0)
220
(281.3)
196
(251.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,751
(2,527)
1,575
(2,101)
1,575
(2,101)
1,584
(2,113)
1,428
(1,905)
1,442
(1,941)
1,231
(1,602)
1,396
(1,810)
1,446
(1,852)
1,311
(1,650)
1,121
(1,415)
1,064
(1,354)
1,037
(1,326)
909
(1,164)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
107
(154.4)
112
(149.4)
104
(138.7)
110
(146.7)
77
(102.7)
49
(65.9)
50
(65.1)
44
(57.1)
53
(67.9)
59
(74.3)
75
(94.7)
59
(75.1)
77
(98.5)
88
(112.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
19
(27.4)
12
(16.0)
24
(32.0)
18
(24.0)
20
(26.7)
10
(13.5)
16
(20.8)
12
(15.6)
8
(10.2)
6
(7.6)
8
(10.1)
11
(14.0)
7
(9.0)
5
(6.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)387.5324.0373.8375.9296.1313.2291.9246.7273.8233.4216.0197.8237.0237.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bloomington, IL

Crime rate in Bloomington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 163 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (18.8%), Irish (8.5%), English (7.5%), American (6.1%), European (2.0%), African (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/29/1897

Elevation: 829 feet

Land area: 22.5 square miles.

Population density: 3,464 people per square mile   (average).

Bloomington, Illinois map

8,193 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 2.0% Latin America).

This city:

10.5%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,083 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,064 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (116.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Normal, IL (1.6 miles ),
Twin Grove, IL (2.3 miles ),
Towanda, IL (2.7 miles ),
Downs, IL (2.8 miles ),
Hudson, IL (3.0 miles ),
Carlock, IL (3.3 miles ),
Danvers, IL (3.3 miles ),
Heyworth, IL (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 88.98 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Evergreen City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,262 (+18.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 27,980 (68.4%)

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Bloomington, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bloomington, IL in 2017
Bloomington satellite photo by USGS

Bloomington tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 430 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1998: 479 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1999: 503 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2000: 363 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2001: 501 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2002: 429 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2003: 441 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2004: 425 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2005: 379 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2006: 279 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2007: 200 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2008: 120 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2009: 190 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2010: 184 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2011: 146 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2012: 160 buildings, average cost: $208,800
  • 2013: 197 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2014: 102 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2015: 99 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2016: 82 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2017: 95 buildings, average cost: $187,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Bloomington, IL residents
Average permit cost in Bloomington, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Bloomington, IL
Historical housing units in Bloomington, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +11,970 (+22.7%).
Most common industries in Bloomington, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (23.3%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (20.8%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Health care (3.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (26.0%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Bloomington, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Computer specialists (11.5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Food processing workers (5.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (15.4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (11.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Plant and system operators (6.8%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Food processing workers (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Computer specialists (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Bloomington, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bloomington, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.1. This is about average.

City:

72.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bloomington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Bloomington city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.

Earthquake activity:

Bloomington-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 138.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McLean County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bloomington topographic map

Main business address for: CITIZENS FIRST FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Bloomington:

  • EASTLAND MEDICAL PLAZA SURGICENTER (1505 EASTLAND DR)
  • MENNONITE HOSPITAL (807 N MAIN ST)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPICE (2416 E WASHINGTON ST SUITE G)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 2200 E WASHINGTON)
  • ASTA CARE CENTER OF BLOOMINGTN (1509 NORTH CALHOUN STREET)
  • BLOOMINGTON REHABILITATION AND HCC (1925 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-BLOOMINGTON (700 EAST WALNUT)
  • WESTMINSTER VILLAGE (2025 EAST LINCOLN STREET)
  • FMC - CENTRAL IL. BLOOMINGTON PD (1404 EASTLAND DRIVE, UNIT 103)
  • FMC - MCLEAN COUNTY (1505 EASTLAND MEDICAL PLAZA)

Airports and heliports located in Bloomington:

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Amtrak station near Bloomington:

  • 3 miles: BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (NORMAL, 100 E. PARKINSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Bloomington:

  • Illinois Wesleyan University (Full-time enrollment: 2,323; Location: 1312 N Park St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.iwu.edu)
  • Hairmasters Institute of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 118; Location: 506 S McClun St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.hair-masters.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bloomington:

  • Illinois State University (about 3 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 5 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois Central College (about 33 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 37 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Richland Community College (about 42 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Parkland College (about 44 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Millikin University (about 44 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)

Public high schools in Bloomington:

  • BLOOMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,550, Location: 1202 E LOCUST ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • REGIONAL ALOP SCHOOL (Location: 408 W WASHINGTON ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Bloomington:

  • CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 376, Location: 1201 AIRPORT RD, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Bloomington:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bloomington:

  • HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 495, Location: 705 N ROOSEVELT AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 375, Location: 1102 W HAMILTON RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Bloomington

Library in Bloomington:

  • BLOOMINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,566,461; Location: 205 EAST OLIVE STREET; 210,063 books; 176 e-books; 15,895 audio materials; 16,880 video materials; 30 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 565 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bloomington: Lakeside Country Club (A), Bible Garden (B), Mark Evans Observatory (C), Highland Park Golf Course (D), McLean County Fairground (E), Bloomington Country Club (F), Lincoln Leisure Center (G), McLean County Courthouse (H), Bloomington City Hall (I), Alice Miller Center for the Fine Arts (J), Arnold Cabana (K), Blackstock Hall (L), Bloomington Township Fire Protection District Station 2 (M), Buck Memorial Library (N), Dodds Hall (O), Dolan Hall (P), DeMotte Hall (Q), Bloomington Fire Department Station 2 Southeast (R), Fort Natatorium (S), Gulick Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Towanda Plaza Shopping Center (1), Colonial Plaza Shopping Center (2), Eastland Commons Shopping Center (3), Eastland Mall Shopping Center (4), Empire Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Bloomington: CITIZENS FIRST FINANCIAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bloomington include: Bethel Church (A), Bloomington Bible Church (B), Bloomington West Church of God (C), Centennial Christian Church (D), Christ Temple Pentecostal Church (E), Evangelical Free Church (F), Evelyn Chapel (G), Faith Fellowship Church (H), First Baptist Church of Bloomington (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Jewish Cemetery (2), Park Hill Cemetery (3), Saint Mary's Cemetery (4), Price Cemetery (5), East Lawn Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Miller Park Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Goose Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bloomington include: General Electric Park (1), Holiday Park (2), O'Neil Park (3), Evergreen Park (4), Rollingbrook Park (5), White Place Historic District (6), Wilder Field (7), Mercherle Park (8), Forest Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Creatures Crypt Haunted House (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1201 E Bell St) (1), Bloomington-Normal Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (210 South East Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn & Suites (923 Maple Hill Road) (1), Davis Manor Bed & Breakfast (1001 E Jefferson St) (2), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Bloomingtn Nrmlwst (923 Maple Hill Road) (3), Coachman Motel (408 East Washington) (4), Econo Lodge (401 Brock Drive) (5), Hampton Inn Bloomington/Normal (604 1/2 Iaa Drive) (6), Guesthouse Inn - Bloomington (1803 E Empire St) (7), Eastland Suites (1801 Eastland Dr) (8), Extended Stayamerica (1805 South Veterans Parkway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Illinois State - Supreme Court Reporter Of Decisions (722 West Chestnut Street) (1), Illinois State - State Appellate Court 4th District (318 West Washington Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bill Brady (politician) - Illinois politician, Rick Scott - Lawyer, George Lincoln Rockwell - (died 1967), Nazi Party leader, Ogonna Nnamani - Volleyball player, Vern Partlow - Newspaper reporter, James I. Poynter - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Forrest Taylor - Actor, Clinton Davisson - Nobel laureate, James Harbord - Army Major General and President of RCA, Joel Higgins - Film actor.

McLean County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bloomington and their reported violations in the past:

BLOOMINGTON TOWNSHIP PWD WEST PHASE (Population served: 1,800, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2008)
FREEDOM OIL COMPANY (136945) (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2006)
VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2009)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2009)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2009)
  • 259 regular monitoring violations
FREEDOM OIL COMPANY (125666) (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Unresolved (OCT-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
COLONIAL MEADOWS WATER COMPANY (Population served: 190, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2014), St Civil Case under development (MAR-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2012), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from AUG-03-2012 to AUG-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2012)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE (135293) (Address: 2207 N. TOWANDA-BARNES RD , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
COUNTRY LANE MHP (Address: SUITE 360-306 , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bloomington that have no violations reported:

  • BLOOMINGTON (Population served: 77,610, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • BLOOMINGTON TOWNSHIP PWD-CRESTWICKE (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CANAAN COMMUNITY MHP (Serves OH, Population served: 420, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRANDVIEW MHP A PWS (Serves OH, Population served: 72, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KINGDOM HALL BLOOMINGTON (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RESURRECTION LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRANDVIEW MHP B (Serves OH, Population served: 47, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • URBAN WASFARE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Bloomington in 2010:

  • 1,427 people in college/university student housing
  • 280 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 235 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 119 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 61 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 61 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 51 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Bloomington in 2000:

  • 1,578 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 330 people in nursing homes
  • 203 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 177 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 117 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
Arena or stadium:
  • U.S. Cellular Coliseum. Capacity: 8,000.

Banks with most branches in Bloomington (2011 data):

  • Heartland Bank and Trust Company: Heartland Bank And Trust Company, Main Street Bloomington Branch, East Oakland Avenue Branch, Market Street Branch, Illinois Wesleyan University Seasona. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,943.8 mil, Deposits: $1,632.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: East Empire Branch, Jefferson Street Branch, Hershey Road Branch, Bloomington Downtown, Market And Jc Parkway Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Busey Bank: E Washington Branch, Bloomington Citizens Savings Branch, Bloomington Branch, Veterans Branch. Info updated 2010/01/25: Bank assets: $3,345.6 mil, Deposits: $2,767.4 mil, headquarters in Champaign, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: First Busey Corporation
  • First State Bank of Bloomington: First State Bank Of Bloomington, Luther Oaks Branch, Westminster Village Facility. Info updated 2009/01/05: Bank assets: $97.6 mil, Deposits: $83.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancorp Of Monticello, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Commerce Bank: Bloomington Downtown Branch, Bloomington Main Branch, Bloomington Airport Branch. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Bloomington Main Branch, West Market Branch, Bloomington Downtown Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Brickyard Branch at 1 Brickyard Drive, Suite 301, branch established on 2001/09/21; Bloomington Branch at 1218 Towanda Avenue, branch established on 1995/09/01. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,852.7 mil, Deposits: $2,227.7 mil, headquarters in Terre Haute, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Corporation
  • CIBM Bank: Bloomington Branch at 1801 East Empire Street, branch established on 1995/12/18. Info updated 2010/08/18: Bank assets: $500.2 mil, Deposits: $431.1 mil, headquarters in Champaign, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Cib Marine Bancshares, Inc.
  • Flanagan State Bank: Bloomington Branch at 2401 East Washinton Street, branch established on 2005/06/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $143.5 mil, Deposits: $124.6 mil, headquarters in Flanagan, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Financial Group, Inc.
  • 10 other banks with 10 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Bloomington:

Marital status in Bloomington, IL
  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Bloomington:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bloomington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bloomington, IL (based on McLean County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,23893
Mainline Protestant22,80356
Catholic15,21510
Other8,58016
Black Protestant8805
Orthodox581
None87,798-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
McLean County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
This county:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 124
McLean County:

7.58 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McLean County:

7.6%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bloomington:

50.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bloomington:

49.1%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Bloomington:

28.4
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bloomington:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bloomington:

32.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

58.6%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bloomington, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Transit 119$511,999$51,6302$2,524
Police Protection - Officers 115$972,080$101,4340$0
Firefighters 107$822,539$92,2470$0
Parks and Recreation 65$316,517$58,434118$64,179
Other and Unallocable 43$197,824$55,2070$0
Water Supply 43$232,859$64,9844$6,094
Local Libraries 43$163,250$45,55830$32,825
Police - Other 34$143,269$50,56617$9,557
Solid Waste Management 33$179,583$65,3030$0
Streets and Highways 32$208,657$78,2463$2,666
Financial Administration 21$117,818$67,3250$0
Other Government Administration 18$113,779$75,85310$5,093
Sewerage 15$97,599$78,0791$988
Fire - Other 2$10,817$64,9021$1,010
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$5,387$64,6440$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 691$4,093,977$71,097186$124,936

Bloomington government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,982,000 ($25.43)
    Water Utilities: $1,029,000 ($13.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($0.68)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($0.35)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $24,329,000 ($312.17)
    Police Protection: $23,871,000 ($306.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,993,000 ($205.21)
    Water Utilities: $11,045,000 ($141.72)
    Regular Highways: $7,142,000 ($91.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,693,000 ($73.05)
    Libraries: $4,838,000 ($62.08)
    Financial Administration: $4,713,000 ($60.47)
    Sewerage: $3,162,000 ($40.57)
    General - Other: $2,485,000 ($31.89)
    Central Staff Services: $2,110,000 ($27.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,833,000 ($23.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,497,000 ($19.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $944,000 ($12.11)
    General Public Buildings: $716,000 ($9.19)
    Parking Facilities: $156,000 ($2.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,915,000 ($37.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,292,000 ($29.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,710,000 ($21.94)
    General - Other: $1,690,000 ($21.69)
    Sewerage: $1,041,000 ($13.36)
    Regular Highways: $784,000 ($10.06)
    Central Staff Services: $659,000 ($8.46)
    Parking Facilities: $245,000 ($3.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $192,000 ($2.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000 ($2.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $128,000 ($1.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $47,796,000 ($613.29)

Bloomington government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $11,744,000 ($150.69)
    Sewerage: $7,801,000 ($100.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,012,000 ($77.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,684,000 ($72.93)
    Parking Facilities: $367,000 ($4.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,035,000 ($13.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $503,000 ($6.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,539,000 ($32.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,094,000 ($14.04)
    Interest Earnings: $240,000 ($3.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,559,000 ($199.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $23,727,000 ($304.45)
    Highways: $4,585,000 ($58.83)
    Other: $380,000 ($4.88)
  • Tax - Property: $23,709,000 ($304.22)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,001,000 ($205.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $14,471,000 ($185.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,843,000 ($87.81)
    Other License: $1,261,000 ($16.18)

Bloomington government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,583,000 ($1239.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,739,000 ($1125.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,144,000 ($117.33)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,000 ($3.85)

Bloomington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,851,000 ($49.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,530,000 ($789.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,731,000 ($99.20)

5.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  0.47% ($50,957 average AGI)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.32% ($52,192)
from Champaign County, IL  0.27% ($47,897)


6.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($453 average AGI)
McLean County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  0.46% ($46,967 average AGI)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.27% ($52,270)
to Champaign County, IL  0.23% ($41,706)
Businesses in Bloomington, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
AMF Bowling1LensCrafters1
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets8
AutoZone1Maurices1
BMW1Mazda1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's4
Baskin-Robbins1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Baymont Inn1New Balance3
Blockbuster1Nike10
Budget Car Rental1Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax1
Burger King2Old Navy1
CVS2Olive Garden1
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback1
Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Chick-Fil-A2Panda Express1
Chipotle1Panera Bread1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K4Payless2
Comfort Suites1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves2Pizza Hut1
DHL2Plato's Closet1
Dairy Queen2Popeyes2
Days Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Deb1Quality2
Decora Cabinetry1Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1Ramada1
Dunkin Donuts1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Red Roof Inn1
Express1SAS Shoes1
Extended Stay America1Sears3
FedEx13Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel4
Foot Locker1Starbucks2
Ford1Steak 'n Shake2
GNC1Subway2
GameStop2Super 81
Gap1T-Mobile3
H&R Block4T.G.I. Driday's1
Hardee's1T.J.Maxx1
Hawthorn1Taco Bell1
Hilton2Talbots1
Holiday Inn2The Limited1
Hollister Co.1The Room Place1
Honda1Toyota1
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1U-Haul4
Jewel-Osco2U.S. Cellular3
Jimmy John's2UPS19
Jones New York3Vans2
Journeys1Verizon Wireless1
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC2Walgreens4
Kmart1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's1
Kroger2YMCA1
La Quinta1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bloomington:

  • WJBC (1230 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bloomington:

  • W264AG (100.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; LE ROY, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WESN (88.1 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W255AI (98.9 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WDQZ (99.5 FM; LEXINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRPW (92.9 FM; COLFAX, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; FARMER CITY, IL; Owner: WMS1, INC.)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bloomington:

  • W51CT (Channel 51; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Bloomington: James I. Poynter.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bloomington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 115Number of bridges
  • 1,056ft / 322mTotal length
  • $8,392,000Total costs
  • 1,007,650Total average daily traffic
  • 235,511Total average daily truck traffic
  • 655,798Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bloomington, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 81940-1949
  • 381960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 171980-1989
  • 181990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 122010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bloomington, IL
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 209 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bloomington)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bloomington, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 350 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bloomington)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bloomington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 77 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED311$122,939514$133,7431,997$136,43591$73,95528$481,986173$98,9513$49,077
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$108,32017$128,52490$129,73214$64,3310$04$65,0374$48,708
APPLICATIONS DENIED27$122,45329$89,641263$135,02740$33,8441$2,247,86022$153,0128$23,229
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN28$115,17028$120,637244$133,3246$48,0770$014$90,1801$68,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$93,4533$118,94332$152,6521$138,0100$02$85,8200$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 21 tracts in Bloomington, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED127$142,807115$152,9931$102,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$117,84721$140,2120$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$128,63711$160,5750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$174,05311$133,8500$0
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2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 234. The highest number of fires - 308 took place in 2012, and the least - 22 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bloomington, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.3%), and Outside Fires (38.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bloomington, IL
    • 1,69745.3%Structure Fires
    • 1,43438.3%Outside Fires
    • 56915.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 491.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bloomington, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bloomington, Illinois:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1803 E Empire St, Bloomington, Illinois 61704 , Phone: (309) 663-1361, Fax: (309) 834-0808
  • Chateau At Bloomington, 1601 Jumer Dr, Bloomington, Illinois 61704 , Phone: (309) 662-2020, Fax: (309) 662-6522
  • Clarion Hotel, 1219 Holiday Ln, Bloomington, Illinois 61704 , Phone: (309) 662-5311, Fax: (609) 662-6283
  • Quality Suites, 403 Brock Dr, Bloomington, Illinois 61701 , Phone: (309) 829-7602
  • Country Inn & Suites West, 923 Maple Hill Dr, Bloomington, Illinois 61704 , Phone: (309) 828-7177, Fax: (309) 828-4601
  • Ramada Limited & Suites, 919 Maple Hill Rd, Bloomington, Illinois 61704 , Phone: (309) 828-0900, Fax: (309) 828-0131
  • Best Western Plus Bloomington East, 604 1/2 IAA Dr, Bloomington, Illinois 61701 , Phone: (309) 808-0628, Fax: (309) 808-0656
  • Bloomington Holiday Inn Express-West, 1031 Wylie Dr, Bloomington, Illinois 61704 , Phone: (309) 820-9990, Fax: (309) 820-1926
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bloomington, Illinois
Most common first names in Bloomington, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary70979.5 years
Robert58672.6 years
William54274.4 years
John49675.1 years
James45872.1 years
Helen37981.4 years
Charles33976.4 years
Ruth32282.6 years
Donald30671.7 years
George29377.7 years
Most common last names in Bloomington, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27178.2 years
Johnson21279.0 years
Williams14279.0 years
Miller13977.4 years
Brown13575.5 years
Anderson12974.2 years
Jones9279.1 years
Wilson8674.4 years
Davis8575.4 years
Moore8476.0 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bloomington, IL
  • 91.9%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bloomington, IL
  • 54.1%Utility gas
  • 43.0%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Bloomington compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Bloomington on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most recent year of entry for the foreign-born population (2,000+ people)+"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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