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Bloomington township, IL map Land area: 23.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 3,176 (71% urban, 29% rural)
Males: 1,626  (51.2%)
Females: 1,550  (48.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,176 (2,835 owner occupied, 341 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

11%
State:

33%


Races in Bloomington township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 89.2%
  • Black: 1.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.6
Median age of females: 38.1

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Average household size: 2.58

Bloomington township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.01

Estimated median household income in 2009: $56,895 ($47,750 in 1999)
This township:

$56,895
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $575 (lower quartile is $326, upper quartile is $687)
Here:

$575
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $154,076 (it was $109,000 in 2000)
Bloomington township:

$154,076
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $121,784 - $337,944

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $271,993
Here:

$271,993
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $283,598
Here:

$283,598
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $23,996
Here:

$23,996
State:

$35,670
Population density: 138 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

7.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bloomington township: McLean County Farm (A), Crestwicke Country Club (B), Bloomington Township Fire Protection District Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blooming Grove Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph's Cemetery (3), Grassy Ridge Cemetery (4), County Farm Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bloomington township: Tri Lakes Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 104 (63% naturalized citizens)

Bloomington township:  3.3%
State:  12.3%

59% of Bloomington township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 2317
  • Northeast: 111
  • Midwest: 236
  • South: 141
  • West: 66

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $81,400

Bloomington township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 807
  • One, attached: 7
  • Mobile homes: 480

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Bloomington township with a mortgage: 457 (21 second mortgage, 80 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 156

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 19
  • 1995 to 1998: 109
  • 1990 to 1994: 86
  • 1980 to 1989: 220
  • 1970 to 1979: 399
  • 1960 to 1969: 277
  • 1950 to 1959: 74
  • 1940 to 1949: 38
  • 1939 or earlier: 72

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bloomington township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 37
  • 4 rooms: 127
  • 5 rooms: 173
  • 6 rooms: 111
  • 7 rooms: 142
  • 8 rooms: 171
  • 9 or more rooms: 224

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bloomington township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 16
  • 4 rooms: 47
  • 5 rooms: 68
  • 6 rooms: 30
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bloomington township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 37
  • 2 bedrooms: 206
  • 3 bedrooms: 397
  • 4 bedrooms: 259
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 86

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bloomington township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 26
  • 2 bedrooms: 85
  • 3 bedrooms: 70
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Bloomington township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 73
  • 1 vehicle: 277
  • 2 vehicles: 462
  • 3 vehicles: 128
  • 4 vehicles: 29
  • 5 or more vehicles: 16

Cars and other vehicles available in Bloomington township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 97
  • 2 vehicles: 55
  • 3 vehicles: 29
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Finance and insurance (25%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Finance and insurance (28%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Therapists (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Bloomington township:

  • German (22.9%)
  • United States or American (17.1%)
  • Irish (10.3%)
  • English (8.9%)
  • Norwegian (3.4%)
  • Italian (3.3%)
  • Danish (2.3%)

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

  • Mexico (82%)
  • Japan (12%)
  • Ethiopia (7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,207 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 212 (14%)
  • Taxi: 12 (1%)
  • Walked: 27 (2%)
  • Other means: 9 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 33 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

94.5% of residents of Bloomington township speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (27% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,984
  • In family households: 2,542 (617 male householders, 139 female householders)
    629 spouses, 920 children (842 natural, 0 adopted, 78 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 53 other relatives, 104 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 442 (207 male householders (183 living alone)), 176 female householders (145 living alone)), 59 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 273 2-persons, 136 3-persons, 223 4-persons, 96 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 328 1-person, 46 2-persons, 9 4-persons,

610 married couples with children.
163 single-parent households (49 men, 114 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 121
Here:

28.1%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 45
Here:

22.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

12.9%
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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Bloomington township:

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