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McLean County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2014: 174,061 (84% urban, 16% rural); it was 150,433 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 32,020
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,338
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 37,707
Renter-occupied apartments: 21,746 (it was 19,039 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

33%

Land area: 1184 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 147 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in McLean County: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (32.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in McLean County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (81.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.4%)
  • Asian alone (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 84,508  (48.6%)
Females: 89,553  (51.4%)
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McLean County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
McLean County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,846 ($47,021 in 1999)

This county:

$61846
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $662 (lower quartile is $526, upper quartile is $802)
This county:

$662
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $160,300 (it was $109,300 in 2000)
McLean:

$160,300
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,100 - $226,900

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $186,077
Here:

$186,077
State:

$228,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $164,364
Here:

$164,364
State:

$200,693

In 2-unit structures: $196,146
Here:

$196,146
State:

$206,569

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $61,771
Here:

$61,771
State:

$240,302

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,087
Here:

$136,087
State:

$222,493

Mobile homes: $17,029
Here:

$17,029
State:

$36,193
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,349
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $549

Institutionalized population: 1,067
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 425 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2008: 302 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2009: 304 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2010: 319 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2011: 241 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2012: 284 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2013: 393 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2014: 232 buildings, average cost: $180,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,746 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,291 (2.2%)

McLean County household income distribution in 2009 McLean County home values distribution McLean County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.5%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.8% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.9% for American Indian residents, 12.9% for other race residents, 12.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.5%
McLean County:

14.5%
Illinois:

14.7%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.9% for Black residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.8% for American Indian residents, 13.4% for other race residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 32 years old
(Males: 31 years old, Females: 32 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 35 years old, Black residents: 26 years old, American Indian residents: 47 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Area name: Bloomington-Normal, IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McLean County is $495 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $625 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $836 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bloomington, Normal, Le Roy, Heyworth, Lexington, Chenoa, Twin Grove, Hudson, Gridley, Danvers.

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

2012 air pollution in McLean County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.032 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Delaware County, Ohio , Jackson County, Colorado , Huntington County, Indiana , Hayes County, Nebraska , Sedgwick County, Colorado .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 24,570
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,978 (35% naturalized citizens)

McLean County:

3.3%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,003
  • 1990 to 1994: 555
  • 1985 to 1989: 684
  • 1980 to 1984: 402
  • 1975 to 1979: 401
  • 1970 to 1974: 272
  • 1970 to 1974: 225
  • 1965 to 1969: 436

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.6%

McLean County marital status for males McLean County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 37,555
  • One, attached: 2,061
  • Two: 1,883
  • 3 or 4: 3,671
  • 5 to 9: 3,794
  • 10 to 19: 4,626
  • 20 or more: 2,978
  • Mobile homes: 3,379
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Housing units in McLean County with a mortgage: 24,140 (2,174 second mortgage, 2,966 home equity loan, 55 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,853

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McLean County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,23893
Mainline Protestant22,80356
Catholic15,21510
Other8,58016
Black Protestant8805
Orthodox581
None87,798-
McLean County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
McLean County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This 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.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 124
This county:

7.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
McLean County:

7.6%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
McLean County:

26.9%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in McLean County:

Average size of farms: 477 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $143,669
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $279.45
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.04%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $96,601
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 93.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $117,586
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 21.64%
Corn for grain: 326970 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1005 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 308682 harvested acres
Vegetables: 52 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 56 acres

Earthquake activity:

McLean County-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 151.0 miles away from McLean County 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 127.4 miles away from the county 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 183.3 miles away from the county 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 150.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 138.2 miles away from McLean County 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 66.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • IllinoisSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 1, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1681): February 9, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1681, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • IllinoisHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3230): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IllinoisSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared (EM-3161): January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • IllinoisWinter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 1, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3134): January 8, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • IllinoisIce Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 14, 1990 to February 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-860): March 6, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-860, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm
  • IllinoisTORNADOES, Incident Period: April 11, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-427): April 11, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-427, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • IllinoisSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 26, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-373): April 26, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IllinoisTORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 5, 1968, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-242): June 5, 1968, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-242, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in McLean County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (19%)
  • Mexico (16%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Japan (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in McLean County (%):

  • German (31%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (9%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)

McLean County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 63,293 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 7,843 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 756 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 21 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 92 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 54 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 296 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,166 (5%)
  • Other means: 308 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,539 (3%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in McLean County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 9,722 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 929 people in nursing homes
  • 203 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 178 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 136 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 47 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 22 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 19 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in McLean County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 9,259 people in college/university student housing
  • 767 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 235 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 129 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 88 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 72 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 61 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 51 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $69,504.

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%

3.40% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($23,178 average AGI)
1.99% relocated from other states ($21,146 average AGI)
McLean County:

1.99%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Livingston County, IL  0.22% ($35,855)
from Peoria County, IL  0.22% ($42,941)
from Woodford County, IL  0.20% ($39,992)
from De Witt County, IL  0.14% ($45,750)


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%

3.14% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($18,000 average AGI)
2.84% relocated to other states ($28,574 average AGI)
McLean County:

2.84%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Peoria County, IL  0.19% ($44,085)
to Livingston County, IL  0.18% ($27,684)
to Woodford County, IL  0.18% ($41,357)
to De Witt County, IL  0.15% ($35,312)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in McLean County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.5

Deaths per 1000 population in McLean County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in McLean County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McLean County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McLean County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 18,573 (16,038 aged, 2,535 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,897 (5%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in McLean County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1295)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1073)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (818)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (793)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (793)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (548)
  • Congestive heart failure (522)
  • Unspecified dementia (439)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (328)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (301)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10123.03
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 246.830
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39079.53

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1379.130
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 601.840
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.66

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48.37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82.38

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.18

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 34.7
  • Suffocation - 28.3
  • Other - 19.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 158,896
  • In family households: 123,921 (29,500 male householders, 10,624 female householders)
    31,600 spouses, 44,330 children (41,149 natural, 1,327 adopted, 1,854 stepchildren), 1,774 grandchildren, 979 brothers or sisters, 718 parents, 1,098 other relatives, 2,859 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 34,975 (11,835 male householders (8,217 living alone)), 13,145 female householders (10,092 living alone)), 9,995 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,676 (1,067 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 17,589 2-persons, 9,075 3-persons, 8,345 4-persons, 3,475 5-persons, 1,098 6-persons, 542 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,309 1-person, 4,653 2-persons, 909 3-persons, 986 4-persons, 80 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

26,250 married couples with children.
6,979 single-parent households (1,362 men, 5,617 women).

94.0% of residents of McLean County speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $552,697,000 ($3498 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,635,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $254,218,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $116,967,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $27,134,000
Federal grants: $92,871,000
Federal procurement contracts: $13,991,000 ($1,697,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $47,516,000 ($3,145,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $60,225,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $101,293,000
Federal Government insurance: $145,026,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 10,834
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,589
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,698
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,855
Here +12 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in McLean County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.18 millions of gallons per day (57% from ground, 43% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,362
  • 2000 to 2004: 9,739
  • 1990 to 1999: 13,158
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,634
  • 1970 to 1979: 12,319
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,888
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,118
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,840
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,655
Rooms in houses/apartments in McLean County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 103
  • 3 rooms: 460
  • 4 rooms: 2,923
  • 5 rooms: 6,563
  • 6 rooms: 7,565
  • 7 rooms: 6,522
  • 8 rooms: 6,465
  • 9+ rooms: 7,086
  • 1 room: 439
  • 2 rooms: 1,750
  • 3 rooms: 3,808
  • 4 rooms: 6,222
  • 5 rooms: 3,177
  • 6 rooms: 2,046
  • 7 rooms: 755
  • 8 rooms: 451
  • 9+ rooms: 391
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McLean County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 45
  • 1 bedroom: 603
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,358
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,671
  • 4 bedrooms: 10,454
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,576
  • no bedroom: 563
  • 1 bedroom: 5,232
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,865
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,850
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,351
  • 5+ bedrooms: 178
Cars and other vehicles available in McLean County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 925
  • 1 vehicle: 9,608
  • 2 vehicles: 19,562
  • 3 vehicles: 5,816
  • 4 vehicles: 1,371
  • 5+ vehicles: 425
  • no vehicle: 2,487
  • 1 vehicle: 9,395
  • 2 vehicles: 5,389
  • 3 vehicles: 1,164
  • 4 vehicles: 457
  • 5+ vehicles: 147

47% of McLean County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Illinois.

McLean County:

47.2%
State average:

58.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 112825
  • Northeast: 3489
  • Midwest: 16170
  • South: 8702
  • West: 3646

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $108,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in McLean County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.4%)
  • Electricity (4.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (64.0%)
  • Electricity (29.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,836
Here:

11.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 649
Here:

8.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,673
Here:

12.0%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

McLean County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,317,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,075,000
    Regular Highways: $7,544,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,672,000
    Health - Other: $6,318,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,831,000
    Financial Administration: $4,533,000
    Police Protection: $3,406,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,366,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,259,000
    Parks and Recreation: $911,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $4,816,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,179,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,493,000
    General - Other: $1,319,000
    Police Protection: $140,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,426,000

McLean County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $13,057,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,513,000
    Health and Hospitals: $890,000
    Transit Utilities: $439,000
    General Local Government Support: $100,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,068,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,283,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,705,000
    Highways: $6,036,000
    Public Welfare: $3,808,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,385,000
    All Other: $198,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,108,000
    Other License: $7,377,000

McLean County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,916,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,482
  • Number of aged recipients: 93
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,389
  • Number of recipients under 18: 354
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 936
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 192
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 514
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 680
McLean County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

McLean County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 41 full 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 ORIGINATED793$135,5411,552$150,1886,690$149,466284$77,43058$659,707369$106,03316$47,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$123,42152$130,365315$148,84438$101,3681$5,000,00013$117,38511$37,909
APPLICATIONS DENIED87$116,06998$118,561814$148,063118$57,8982$3,550,00045$136,51136$30,528
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN70$131,37182$145,220698$153,94318$89,8331$139,00022$93,4554$67,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$123,4009$115,556106$173,9914$108,2500$07$133,1430$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 41 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED336$159,613312$164,3082$106,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED61$168,04976$157,5662$79,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$157,05743$154,1400$02$74,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$201,00022$152,6360$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$125,0002$277,5000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in McLean County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary91480.0 years
William78875.1 years
John76175.6 years
Robert69472.0 years
James62172.6 years
Charles52575.6 years
Helen49380.6 years
George43476.4 years
Ruth40281.7 years
Dorothy38979.1 years
Most common last names in McLean County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith38577.0 years
Miller31077.6 years
Johnson25178.2 years
Brown19076.8 years
Anderson18875.1 years
Williams16779.0 years
Jones15579.6 years
Wilson13678.1 years
Moore12176.8 years
Thomas11172.6 years
Businesses in McLean County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2La Quinta1
AMF Bowling1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T2Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware1LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts3Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's1
Ann Taylor1Macy's1
Applebee's1Marriott3
Arby's4MasterBrand Cabinets14
Audi1Maurices1
AutoZone2Mazda1
BMW1McDonald's11
Barnes & Noble1Meijer1
Baskin-Robbins1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works2Menards1
Baymont Inn1Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity3
Best Western1New Balance4
Blockbuster2Nike12
Budget Car Rental1Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Office Depot1
Burger King3OfficeMax1
CVS4Old Navy1
Carson Pirie Scott1Olive Garden1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Chevrolet2Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's1Pac Sun1
Chipotle1Panda Express1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread2
Circle K7Papa John's Pizza2
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless2
Coldwater Creek1Penske1
Comfort Suites2Pier 1 Imports1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut3
Curves3Plato's Closet1
DHL2Popeyes2
Dairy Queen3Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Days Inn2Quality2
Deb1Quiznos2
Decora Cabinetry1RadioShack2
Dennys2Ramada1
Discount Tire1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza2Red Roof Inn1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts1SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1Sam's Club1
Express1Sears3
Extended Stay America1Shoe Carnival1
FedEx14Soma Intimates1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel6
Ford1Starbucks4
GNC1Steak 'n Shake4
GameStop2Subaru1
Gap1Subway9
Goodwill1Super 84
H&R Block7T-Mobile5
Hardee's2T.G.I. Driday's1
Hawthorn1T.J.Maxx1
Hilton3Taco Bell2
Hobby Lobby1Talbots1
Holiday Inn5Target1
Hollister Co.1The Limited1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Honda1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1True Value2
J. Jill1U-Haul6
JCPenney1U.S. Cellular5
Jewel-Osco3UPS25
Jimmy John's1Vans1
JoS. A. Bank1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York3Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Volkswagen1
Justice1Walgreens6
KFC3Walmart2
Kmart1Wendy's3
Kohl's1YMCA1
Kroger3

McLean County on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"