Normal, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 54,664 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.4%
 
Males: 25,989  (47.5%)
Females: 28,675  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  23.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61776.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,904 (it was $40,379 in 2000)
Normal:

$52,904
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,137 (it was $17,775 in 2000)

Normal town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,176 (it was $116,200 in 2000)
Normal:

$158,176
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $161,869; Detached houses: $175,067; Townhouses or other attached units: $146,924; In 2-unit structures: $144,923; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,562; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $290,244; Mobile homes: $18,907

Median gross rent in 2012: $742.

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  • White alone - 42,994 (79.9%)
  • Black alone - 4,535 (8.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,826 (5.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,857 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,423 (2.6%)
  • Other race alone - 80 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 31 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 24 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Normal: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.9%), Irish (13.7%), English (8.5%), United States (8.3%), Polish (3.8%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/25/1867

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 4,014 people per square mile   (average).

Normal,IL real estate house value index trend

Normal, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Normal:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Normal town:

  • Never married: 52.3%
  • Now married: 36.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

2,385 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This town:  4.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Normal, Illinois as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Normal to the number of sex offenders is 1,737 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,633 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,812 (2.0%)

Normal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IL (2.4 miles , pop. 64,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (114.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bloomington, IL (1.6 miles ), Twin Grove, IL (2.2 miles ), Towanda, IL (2.4 miles ), Hudson, IL (2.5 miles ), Carlock, IL (3.0 miles ), Downs, IL (3.1 miles ), Danvers, IL (3.2 miles ), Kappa, IL (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 149 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 1998: 223 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 1999: 272 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2000: 140 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2001: 341 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2002: 354 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2003: 436 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2004: 335 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2005: 279 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2006: 261 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2007: 129 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2008: 122 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2009: 66 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2010: 80 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2011: 51 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2012: 85 buildings, average cost: $105,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.51 N, Longitude: 88.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,222 (-4.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 11,794 (41.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 309

Normal household income distribution Normal home values distribution

Crime rates in Normal by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0011020010000
per 100,000 0.00.02.22.10.04.10.00.01.70.00.00.00.0
Rapes 26352929382333401929111619
per 100,000 57.377.163.961.678.146.766.178.932.955.720.730.436.0
Robberies 18162020393237374324977134
per 100,000 39.735.344.142.580.264.974.173.074.546.1183.0134.864.4
Assaults 135134167167147149155154197126381961
per 100,000 297.4295.2368.0354.7302.2302.3310.5303.9341.3242.071.736.1115.5
Burglaries 289241276276296314275357329364350279265
per 100,000 636.8531.0608.1586.3608.4637.1550.8704.4570.0699.2660.2529.9501.9
Thefts 1,2001,0321,0331,0339961,0511,1431,1271,1079921,1099941,016
per 100,000 2644.02273.82276.02194.22047.32132.42289.32223.71918.01905.62091.91887.81924.4
Auto thefts 46443131335339524524263825
per 100,000 101.496.968.365.867.8107.578.1102.678.046.149.072.247.4
Arson 8211116810257259
per 100,000 17.64.424.223.412.316.220.03.98.713.43.89.517.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 262.4254.3267.8258.2263.5251.2260.4278.2231.5224.3209.0181.2178.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Normal detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 92 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,138 (+12.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Work and jobs in Normal: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Normal, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Normal-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Normal town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the town center injured 3 people.

Earthquake activity:

Normal-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 154.2 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 130.9 miles away from Normal 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 186.3 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 153.5 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 141.1 miles away from Normal 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 65.7 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Andrew Bacevich - Army officer, Jon Bowermaster - Explorer, Kevin Eggan - Biologist, Ellen Peck - Activist, Robert B. Duncan - Politician, Eleanor Coen - Artist, Alan Turner (Canadian football) - Football player, Jesse Hibbs - College football player, Pop Dillon - Baseball player, Tom Howland - College basketball player (Ball State Cardinals).

Hospitals and medical centers in Normal:

  • ADVOCATE BROMENN MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1304 FRANKLIN AVENUE)
  • BROMENN HOME HEALTH SERVICES (1322 S. MAIN STREET)
  • OSF HOME HEALTH-EASTERN REGION (211 LANDMARK DRIVE, STE D3)
  • HEARTLAND OF NORMAL (510 BROADWAY)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-NORMAL (509 NORTH ADELAIDE)
  • MCLEAN COUNTY NURSING HOME (901 NORTH MAIN)

Airports and heliports located in Normal:

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Amtrak station:

BLOOMINGTON-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 Normal:

  • Illinois State University (Full-time enrollment: 18,804; Location: North and School Streets; Public; Website: illinoisstate.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Heartland Community College (FT enrollment: 3,958; Location: 1500 West Raab Road; Public; Website: www.heartland.edu)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Normal (FT enrollment: 147; Location: 1503 E College Ave Ste L; Private, for-profit; Website: normal.paulmitchell.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Normal:

  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 2 miles; Bloomington, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois Central College (about 32 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 36 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Richland Community College (about 44 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Parkland College (about 46 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Millikin University (about 47 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 49 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)

Public high schools in Normal:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Normal:

Private elementary/middle schools in Normal:

  • EPIPHANY SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 1002 E COLLEGE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MULBERRY SCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: 1101 DOUGLAS; Grades: PK - 3)
See full list of schools located in Normal

Library in Normal:

  • NORMAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,673,530; Location: 206 WEST COLLEGE AVENUE; 151,504 books; 13,680 audio materials; 10,245 video materials; 23 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 340 print serial subscriptions)

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  • Please add Lincoln College-Normal to your list of colleges/universities in Normal!

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Notable locations in Normal: Normal Industrial Park (A), Northtown Industrial Park (B), Illinois State University Golf Course (C), Soldiers and Sailors State Childrens Home (D), Ironwood Country Club (E), State University Farm (F), Normal City Hall (G), Normal Township Hall (H), Normal Fire Department Station 2 (I), Mitsubishi Fire Brigade (J), Atkin Hall (K), Barton Hall (L), Bone Student Center (M), Braden Auditorium (N), Capen Auditorium (O), Carter Harris Physical Plant (P), Center for the Visual Arts (Q), Centennial East Hall (R), Centennial West Hall (S), Colby Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Landmark Plaza Shopping Center (1), University Park Plaza Shopping Center (2), College Hills Mall Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Normal include: Bloomington-Normal Church of God (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Calvary United Methodist Church (C), Christ the King Episcopal Church (D), Epiphany Catholic Church (E), First Baptist Church of Normal (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Free Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Normal include: Safety Tower Park (1), Hancock Stadium (2), Martin Luther King Park (3), Maxwell Park (4), Redbird Baseball Field (5), Bicentennial Park (6), Fairview Park (7), Ash Park (8), Fairview Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Childrens Discovery Museum (101 East Beaufort) (1), Mad Reefer- The (Aquariums; 310 Wylie Dr) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Fairfield Inn Bloomington - Normal (202 Landmark Drive) (1), Comfort Suites (310 Greenbriar Drive # B) (2), Courtyard Bloomington- Normal (310A Greenbriar Drive) (3), Comfort Suites Normal (310b Greenbriar Dr) (4), Days Inn and Suites Normal (202 Landmark Drive) (5), Holiday Inn Exp and Ste Normal (1715 Parkway Plaza Drive) (6), Holiday Inn Normal (8 Trader Circle) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Federal Bureau Of Investigation (322 Susan Drive) (1), McLean County - Children's Advocacy Center- Court Services- Juvenile Detention Ce (903 North Main Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.9. This is about average.

City:

76.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.8%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.8% for Black residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 31.4% for other race residents, 28.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Normal in 2010:

  • 7,832 people in college/university student housing
  • 377 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 88 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Normal in 2000:

  • 8,121 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 360 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 19 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Normal, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Normal compared to Illinois state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Redbird Arena. Illinois State University.

Banks with branches in Normal (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: East College Branch, Veterans Parkway And Shepard Branch, Landmark Financial Center Facility. 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: College Avenue Branch at 201 West College Avenue, branch established on 2007/06/04; Normal Branch at 1508 Fort Jesse Road, branch established on 2006/04/13. 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
  • Heartland Bank and Trust Company: Normal Branch at 1725 Fort Jesse Road, branch established on 2001/07/12; Bank Of Illinois Branch at 200 West College Avenue, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,943.8 mil, Deposits: $1,632.9 mil, headquarters in Bloomington, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Commerce Bank: Normal East Branch at 1500 E College Ave, branch established on 1979/06/01; Normal Downtown Branch at 104 Broadway, branch established on 1893/01/01. 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.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Normal Walmart Branch at 300 North Greenbriar Drive, branch established on 2007/02/24. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Citizens Bank of Chatsworth: Normal Branch at 1710 E. College Ave, branch established on 1995/01/30. Info updated 2011/08/23: Bank assets: $49.0 mil, Deposits: $42.5 mil, headquarters in Chatsworth, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Normal Branch at 1401 South Main Street, branch established on 1995/07/20. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Normal, Illinois:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 6 Traders Cir, Normal, IL 61761 , Phone: (309) 454-4070, Fax: (309) 888-4505
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Normal, 202 Landmark Dr, Normal, IL 61761 , Phone: (309) 454-6600, Fax: (309) 454-6600
  • Super 8 Motel Normal, 21 Trader Cir, Normal, IL 61761 , Phone: (309) 454-5858
  • Motel 6 Normal, 1600 N Main St, Normal, IL 61761 , Phone: (217) 452-0422, Fax: (309) 452-2639
  • Courtyard By Marriott Bloomington, 310a Greenbriar Dr, Normal, IL 61761 , Phone: (309) 862-1166
  • Comfort Suites, 310B Greenbriar Dr, Normal, IL 61761 , Phone: (309) 452-8588, Fax: (309) 452-8588
  • Hojo, 101 S Veterans Pkwy, Normal, IL 61761 , Phone: (309) 454-4044, Fax: (309) 454-4044
  • Candlewood Suites Hotel, 203 Susan Dr, Normal, IL 61761 , Phone: (309) 862-4100, Fax: (309) 862-4111
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Normal, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Normal travel time to work - commute Normal mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Normal town (based on McLean County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.19%
Here: 44.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents28.6%14.7%8.4%8.4%6.6%
Congregations7.2%17.3%5.8%6.5%5.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.9%5.6%2.6%2.2%16.8%
Congregations7.2%8.6%3.6%2.9%36.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
McLean County:

26.9%
Illinois:

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

13.7%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 19$106,748$67,4200$0
Other Government Administration 12$83,344$83,34413$13,359
Judicial and Legal 3$26,010$104,0400$0
Police Protection - Officers 77$600,182$93,5350$0
Police - Other 16$81,843$61,38213$5,863
Firefighters 60$449,710$89,9420$0
Fire - Other 4$31,328$93,9840$0
Streets and Highways 29$168,395$69,6811$2,245
Solid Waste Management 11$56,802$61,9661$2,444
Sewerage 11$67,295$73,4130$0
Parks and Recreation 38$208,419$65,817160$71,408
Water Supply 33$191,622$69,6810$0
Local Libraries 24$129,937$64,96948$27,263
Other and Unallocable 26$142,207$65,6341$210
Totals for Government 363$2,343,842$77,482237$122,792

Normal government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $2,440,000 ($44.64)
    Central Staff Services: $2,440,000 ($44.64)
    Regular Highways: $1,028,000 ($18.81)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,838,000 ($106.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,081,000 ($74.66)
    Fire Protection: $4,053,000 ($74.14)
    Regular Highways: $3,489,000 ($63.83)
    Water Utilities: $3,251,000 ($59.47)
    General - Other: $2,896,000 ($52.98)
    Libraries: $1,778,000 ($32.53)
    Sewerage: $934,000 ($17.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $908,000 ($16.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $738,000 ($13.50)
    Central Staff Services: $575,000 ($10.52)
    General Public Buildings: $565,000 ($10.34)
    Financial Administration: $476,000 ($8.71)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $3,966,000 ($72.55)
    Benefit Payments: $1,323,000 ($24.20)
    Withdrawals: $22,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,334,000 ($24.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $498,000 ($9.11)
    Police Protection: $371,000 ($6.79)
    General Public Building: $360,000 ($6.59)
    Housing & Community Development: $80,000 ($1.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,785,000 ($288.76)

Normal government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $1,981,000 ($36.24)
    Sewerage: $1,289,000 ($23.58)
    All Other: $922,000 ($16.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000 ($9.33)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($0.60)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $1,035,000 ($18.93)
    Interest Revenue: $947,000 ($17.32)
    Local Employee Contribution: $519,000 ($9.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $460,000 ($8.42)
    General Support: $261,000 ($4.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,240,000 ($40.98)
    Interest Earnings: $1,832,000 ($33.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,973,000 ($72.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,067,000 ($184.16)
    Highways: $1,274,000 ($23.31)
    All Other: $68,000 ($1.24)
  • Tax - Property: $5,047,000 ($92.33)
    Total General Sales: $4,527,000 ($82.82)
    Public Utilities: $3,684,000 ($67.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $883,000 ($16.15)
    NEC: $839,000 ($15.35)

Normal government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $16,343,000 ($298.97)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $832,000 ($15.22)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $87,000 ($1.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $14,343,000 ($262.38)
    Other, NEC: $919,000 ($16.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,000,000 ($36.59)

Normal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $919,000 ($16.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $21,035,000 ($384.81)
    Total Other Securities: $4,477,000 ($81.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,940,000 ($364.77)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,343,000 ($262.38)

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
McLean County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.49% ($31,974 average AGI)
from Champaign County, IL  0.24% ($35,276)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.24% ($38,901)


6.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($479 average AGI)
McLean County:

0.08%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.61% ($29,982 average AGI)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.24% ($44,740)
to Champaign County, IL  0.19% ($31,689)

Strongest AM radio stations in Normal:

  • 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 Normal:

  • W264AG (100.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WESN (88.1 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; LE ROY, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; FARMER CITY, IL; Owner: WMS1, 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)
  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Normal:

  • 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)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • 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)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Normal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 68
Total length: 315 meters (1,033ft)
Total costs: $12,945,000
Total average daily traffic: 641,936
Total average daily truck traffic: 95,155

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 2
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 4
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 13
  • 1970-1979: 8
  • 1980-1989: 13
  • 1990-1999: 8
  • 2000-2009: 13
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Normal, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Normal)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Normal, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Normal)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Normal)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 5 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 ORIGINATED156$143,189242$120,959911$125,18030$61,25619$772,55375$105,3512$20,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$128,9228$126,32534$130,2367$96,6401$5,000,0002$233,7501$31,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$136,74911$111,993113$132,11910$76,9870$011$107,9722$12,595
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$168,73513$116,645110$139,9184$135,2200$04$84,5380$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$110,1501$97,80014$138,0200$00$02$100,7800$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Normal, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED60$141,36245$146,4751$110,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$137,04415$143,8891$91,030
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$116,97611$133,1190$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$116,7402$128,6350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 144
  • Hazardous Condition: 109
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Normal

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Normal, IL
Most common first names in Normal, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary26481.3 years
John25274.9 years
William21277.1 years
Robert20072.3 years
James18274.1 years
Charles16676.0 years
Helen14482.9 years
Ruth13680.3 years
Dorothy12880.5 years
Margaret12882.3 years
Most common last names in Normal, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller14479.4 years
Smith9677.1 years
Anderson6075.6 years
Brown5881.3 years
Jones5878.6 years
Johnson5282.0 years
Wilson3881.8 years
Taylor3483.5 years
Davis3280.7 years
Martin3273.6 years
Businesses in Normal, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Bryant1
Ann Taylor1Marriott2
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Audi1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Meijer1
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motel 61
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity2
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Burger King2Nike4
CVS2Office Depot1
Chico's1Panera Bread1
Circle K4Papa John's Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut2
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1Rue211
Curves1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dairy Queen1Sam's Club1
Days Inn1Shoe Carnival1
Dennys1Soma Intimates1
Discount Tire1Sprint Nextel2
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
DressBarn1Steak 'n Shake2
Dressbarn1Subaru1
FedEx1Subway3
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile2
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hilton1Target1
Hobby Lobby1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn2U.S. Cellular2
Home Depot1UPS5
Hyundai1Volkswagen1
J. Jill1Walgreens2
Jewel-Osco1Walmart1
Jimmy John's2Wendy's2
JoS. A. Bank1

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