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McLean County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 172,290 (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: 146 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in McLean County: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in McLean County, IL (2017)
    • 136,14990.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,7289.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,0506.0%Asian alone
    • 8,3865.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,4232.3%Two or more races
    • 7080.5%Some other race alone
    • 2260.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 500.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 83,176  (48.3%)
Females: 89,114  (51.7%)
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Average household size:
McLean County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,274 ($47,021 in 1999)
This county:

$68,274
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $691 (lower quartile is $552, upper quartile is $898)
This county:

$691
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,200 (it was $109,300 in 2000)
McLean:

$167,200
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $122,000 - $237,800

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $202,630
Here:

$202,630
State:

$257,121

Townhouses or other attached units: $157,820
Here:

$157,820
State:

$248,095

In 2-unit structures: $103,286
Here:

$103,286
State:

$291,160

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $239,406
Here:

$239,406
State:

$279,934

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,565
Here:

$116,565
State:

$287,217

Mobile homes: $24,246
Here:

$24,246
State:

$51,477

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,383
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $557

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

  • 1997: 769 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 1998: 880 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 1999: 961 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2000: 650 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2001: 990 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2002: 942 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2003: 1037 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2004: 893 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2005: 723 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2006: 672 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 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
  • 2015: 220 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2016: 203 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2017: 198 buildings, average cost: $180,200
Number of permits per 10,000 McLean, IL residents
Average permit cost in McLean, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,934 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,363 (2.1%)

Distribution of median household income in McLean, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in McLean, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in McLean, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.7%
McLean County:

17.7%
Illinois:

12.6%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.2% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.2% for American Indian residents, 7.8% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 33.4 years old
(Males: 33.0 years old, Females: 33.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.0 years old, Black residents: 25.9 years old, American Indian residents: 28.8 years old, Asian residents: 32.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.6 years old, Other race residents: 29.6 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

2018 air pollution in McLean County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.8 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:

4.8%
Illinois:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in McLean, IL
County total employment by year in McLean, IL
County average yearly wages by year in McLean, IL

Current college students: 24,570
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 96.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 45.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 12,109 (35.5% naturalized citizens)

McLean County:

7.0%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5,9602010 or later
  • 3,9092000 to 2009
  • 1,7861990 to 1999
  • 1,0861980 to 1989
  • 6731970 to 1979
  • 661Before 1970

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: 46,301
  • One, attached: 2,925
  • Two: 2,136
  • 3 or 4: 4,267
  • 5 to 9: 4,073
  • 10 to 19: 5,408
  • 20 to 49: 3,115
  • 50 or more: 2,280
  • Mobile homes: 1,873

Housing units in McLean County with a mortgage: 27,432 (861 second mortgage, 2,318 home equity loan, 61 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 15,134

Here:

64.3% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McLean County

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-
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:

  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1681: February 09, 2007, FEMA Id: 1681, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3161: January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: 3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Illinois Ice Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 14, 1990 to February 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-860: March 06, 1990, FEMA Id: 860, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm
  • Illinois TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 11, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-427: April 11, 1974, FEMA Id: 427, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 26, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-373: April 26, 1973, FEMA Id: 373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 05, 1968, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-242: June 05, 1968, FEMA Id: 242, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in McLean County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - McLean

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 74,509 (83.0%)
  • Carpooled: 6,086 (6.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 990 (1.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 82 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 46 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 43 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 539 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 258 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 2,988 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 4,207 (4.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Computer and mathematical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (48%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Other Middle Africa (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Brazil (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in McLean County


  • German (22%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • American (7%)
  • European (3%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • African (2%)

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 $81,889.

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
3.46% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($30,318 average AGI)
1.96% relocated from other states ($22,310 average AGI)
McLean County:

1.96%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Livingston County, IL  0.24% ($38,303)
from Peoria County, IL  0.23% ($50,128)
from Woodford County, IL  0.19% ($52,260)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.15% ($48,319)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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%

3.02% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($21,102 average AGI)
3.53% relocated to other states ($43,315 average AGI)
McLean County:

3.53%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Woodford County, IL  0.21% ($46,642)
to Peoria County, IL  0.20% ($46,969)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.19% ($110,810)
to Livingston County, IL  0.17% ($29,771)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in McLean County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in McLean County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in McLean County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in McLean County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,295)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,073)
  • 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: 10,123
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 247
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,080

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,379
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 602
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

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: 172,290
  • In family households: 126,448 (21,259 male householders, 18,292 female householders)
    31,517 spouses, 47,825 children (44,506 natural, 1,756 adopted, 1,563 stepchildren), 1,586 grandchildren, 1,544 brothers or sisters, 1,266 parents, 1,016 other relatives, 2,143 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 38,813 (11,748 male householders (8,067 living alone)), 13,847 female householders (10,900 living alone)), 13,218 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,029

Size of family households: 18,418 2-persons, 8,711 3-persons, 7,635 4-persons, 3,166 5-persons, 1,474 6-persons, 147 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,967 1-person, 4,544 2-persons, 1,227 3-persons, 544 4-persons, 313 5-persons.

24,906 married couples with children.
9,239 single-parent households (1,830 men, 7,409 women).

90.7% of residents of McLean speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $552,697,000 ($3,498 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:

7.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Year house built in McLean County, Illinois
  • Year house built in McLean County, Illinois
  • 8422014 or later
  • 2,3642010 to 2013
  • 11,5632000 to 2009
  • 13,6381990 to 1999
  • 7,1641980 to 1989
  • 10,1771970 to 1979
  • 6,1411960 to 1969
  • 6,7841950 to 1959
  • 3,4341940 to 1949
  • 10,2711939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in McLean County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McLean County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McLean County, Illinois
  • 241 room
  • 832 rooms
  • 6613 rooms
  • 2,4084 rooms
  • 6,4235 rooms
  • 7,6276 rooms
  • 5,9567 rooms
  • 6,7388 rooms
  • 12,6469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McLean County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McLean County, Illinois
  • 1,0561 room
  • 1,7702 rooms
  • 4,2263 rooms
  • 6,5774 rooms
  • 4,4825 rooms
  • 1,6676 rooms
  • 8027 rooms
  • 1,0048 rooms
  • 9969+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McLean County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McLean County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McLean County, Illinois
  • 92no bedroom
  • 5141 bedroom
  • 6,9432 bedrooms
  • 17,3153 bedrooms
  • 13,6834 bedrooms
  • 4,0195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McLean County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McLean County, Illinois
  • 1,186no bedroom
  • 4,9211 bedroom
  • 9,9012 bedrooms
  • 3,9943 bedrooms
  • 2,3334 bedrooms
  • 2455+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in McLean County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in McLean County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McLean County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,257no vehicle
  • 11,2171 vehicle
  • 21,5452 vehicles
  • 6,3013 vehicles
  • 2,0314 vehicles
  • 2155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in McLean County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McLean County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,085no vehicle
  • 10,9201 vehicle
  • 6,5482 vehicles
  • 1,6223 vehicles
  • 4054 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.6% of McLean County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Illinois.

McLean County:

86.6%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 128,063
  • Other state: 30,582
  • Northeast: 3,579
  • Midwest: 14,561
  • South: 8,554
  • West: 3,888
Year householders moved into unit in McLean County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in McLean County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 85.7%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Electricity
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.6%Utility gas
  • 42.1%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 926
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 195
Here:

2.3%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,898
Here:

8.5%
Illinois:

27.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

McLean County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $19,658,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,593,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,565,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $854,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,552,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,544,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,440,000
    Police Protection: $8,899,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $8,709,000
    Regular Highways: $7,999,000
    Health - Other: $7,933,000
    Financial Administration: $4,064,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,414,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,070,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,695,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $672,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,617,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,528,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,622,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,534,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,239,000
    Interest Earnings: $545,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,928,000
    General - Other: $1,030,000
    Police Protection: $163,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,767,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,671,000
    Other: $5,786,000
    Highways: $5,649,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,089,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,257,000
    Other License: $7,760,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,194,000

McLean County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $19,658,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,593,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,565,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $854,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,552,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,544,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,440,000
    Police Protection: $8,899,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $8,709,000
    Regular Highways: $7,999,000
    Health - Other: $7,933,000
    Financial Administration: $4,064,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,414,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,070,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,695,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $672,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,617,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,528,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,622,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,534,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,239,000
    Interest Earnings: $545,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,928,000
    General - Other: $1,030,000
    Police Protection: $163,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,767,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,671,000
    Other: $5,786,000
    Highways: $5,649,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,089,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,257,000
    Other License: $7,760,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,194,000

McLean County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $19,658,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,593,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,565,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $854,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,552,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,544,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,440,000
    Police Protection: $8,899,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $8,709,000
    Regular Highways: $7,999,000
    Health - Other: $7,933,000
    Financial Administration: $4,064,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,414,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,070,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,695,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $672,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,617,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,528,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,622,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,534,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,239,000
    Interest Earnings: $545,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,928,000
    General - Other: $1,030,000
    Police Protection: $163,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,767,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,671,000
    Other: $5,786,000
    Highways: $5,649,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,089,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,257,000
    Other License: $7,760,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,194,000

McLean County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $19,658,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,593,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,565,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $854,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,552,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,544,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,440,000
    Police Protection: $8,899,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $8,709,000
    Regular Highways: $7,999,000
    Health - Other: $7,933,000
    Financial Administration: $4,064,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,414,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,070,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,695,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $672,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,617,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,528,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,622,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,534,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,239,000
    Interest Earnings: $545,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,928,000
    General - Other: $1,030,000
    Police Protection: $163,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,767,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,671,000
    Other: $5,786,000
    Highways: $5,649,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,089,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,257,000
    Other License: $7,760,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,194,000

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
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 in McLean, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in McLean, IL - 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

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