Bloomington McLean County, Illinois

Bloomington: City in Illinois, United States

About

Bloomington is a city located in the county of McLean in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 76,610 and a population density of 1,089 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 77,132 inhabitants.

The city was created 165 years ago in 1856.

Bloomington Quick Facts

Population : 77,132 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : McLean County
Postal code : 61701–61705
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 70.33 km2
Altitude : 797 feet / 243 meters
Capital city : Bloomington is capital of McLean County
Establishment : January 01, 1857 (165 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:43:15 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 1,097 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.68% (2010-2020)
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Location of Bloomington on Illinois map.
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Geography

Bloomington is located at 40°29'3"N 88°59'37"W (40.4842000, -88.9936900).

Bloomington map

Demographics

The population of Bloomington increased by 0.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 76,610 - census
2011 77,308 0.9% estimation process
2012 78,020 0.91% estimation process
2013 79,269 1.58% estimation process
2014 78,901 -0.47% estimation process
2015 78,414 -0.62% estimation process
2016 78,343 -0.09% estimation process
2017 78,134 -0.27% estimation process
2018 77,804 -0.42% estimation process
2019 77,330 -0.61% estimation process
2020 77,132 -0.26% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 13,496
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,504
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -13.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 13,696
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,505
People under 5 years old, percentage : 9.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 31.0%
People over 65 (%) : 5.3%
Female persons, % : 37.8%
White only, percent : 47.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 85.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 9.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 369
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 36.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.3%

Bloomington zip code is 61701. County name: McLean, County fips: 17113

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $152,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $873
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $415
2015-2019 median gross rent : $856
2015-2019 Households : 2,489
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 4.01
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 77.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 45.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.7%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 24,284
2012 total retail sales per capita : $1,636
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $41,114
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $10,617
Percentage of people living in poverty : 36.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 255
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 93
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 131
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 191
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 55
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 30
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 216
2010 population per square mile : 798.3
2010 land area in square miles : 19.42

Best Things to Do in Bloomington

1 Miller Park Zoo

Rating: 4.4 (1714)

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Miller Park Zoo

2 Miller Park

Rating: 4.6 (660)

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3 Altitude Trampoline Park BLOOMINGTON, IL

Rating: 4.4 (440)

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4 White Oak Park

Rating: 4.5 (329)

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White Oak Park

5 Ewing Park I

Rating: 4.5 (234)

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Ewing Park I

Where ot Eat in Bloomington

1 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.3 (2705)

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

2 Steak 'n Shake

Rating: 3.7 (1423)

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Steak 'n Shake

3 Outback Steakhouse

Rating: 4.3 (1391)

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Outback Steakhouse

4 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Rating: 4.4 (1382)

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

5 Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

Rating: 4.4 (1311)

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Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

Where to Stay in Bloomington

1 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington

Rating: 4.4 (1241)

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington

2 Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Bloomington

Rating: 4.1 (818)

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Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Bloomington

3 Residence Inn by Marriott Bloomington

Rating: 4.4 (457)

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Residence Inn by Marriott Bloomington

4 Red Roof Inn Bloomington - Normal/University

Rating: 3.3 (426)

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Red Roof Inn Bloomington - Normal/University

5 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Rating: 3.9 (407)

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Other Places in Bloomington

1 City of Bloomington, Illinois

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City of Bloomington, Illinois

2 Dale Township Office

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3 Bloomington Building Safety

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People born in Bloomington (84)

People born in Bloomington, including physicist Clinton Davisson, jazz pianist John Campbell, United States Senator from Florida Rick Scott, .

List

  • George Lincoln Rockwell (American politician, founder of the American Natiioal Party (1918-1967)) he was born in 09/03/1918
  • Richard Webb (American actor (1915-1993)) he was born in 09/09/1915
  • Elbert Green Hubbard (American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher) he was born in 19/06/1856
  • Joe Loprieno (American ice hockey player) he was born in 08/10/1986
  • Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (U.S. botanist (1864–1935)) he was born in 08/11/1864
  • Frederic Goudy (American artist) he was born in 08/03/1865
  • Jim DeChamp (American actor) he was born in 18/10/1980
  • Forrest Taylor (actor (1883-1965)) he was born in 29/12/1883
  • William R. Roy (American politician (1926-2014)) he was born in 23/02/1926
  • George W. Whitehead (American mathematician) he was born in 02/08/1918
  • Pokey LaFarge (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1983
  • Henry Holmes Smith (American photographer) he was born in 23/10/1909
  • James Harvey Robinson (American historian) he was born in 29/06/1863
  • Sidney Smith (American comic strip cartoonist) he was born in 13/02/1877
  • Tim Drummond (American bassist) he was born in 20/04/1940
  • Bill Brady (Illinois politician) he was born in 15/05/1961
  • Christin Wurth-Thomas (American athlete) she was born in 11/07/1980
  • Cleo Madison (actress and film director (1883-1964)) she was born in 26/03/1883

Schools in Bloomington

College & universities near Bloomington, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145646 Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington (IL) 61702-2900
367051 Hairmasters Institute of Cosmetology Bloomington (IL) 61701
145813 Illinois State University Normal (IL) 61790-1000
457545 Paul Mitchell the School-Normal Normal (IL) 61761
384342 Heartland Community College Normal (IL) 61761-9446

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bloomington, IL

Code Name Address Type
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL

Post offices near Bloomington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Bloomington Post Office Bloomington (IL) 61701
Bloomington Post Office Bloomington (IL) 61701
Bloomington Post Office Bloomington (IL) 61701
Normal Post Office Normal (IL) 61761
Shirley Post Office Shirley (IL) 61772

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in McLean County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McLean County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Normal 54,451 Town in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Empire 4,024 Township in McLean County, Illinois
Le Roy 3,498 City in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Heyworth 2,869 Village in McLean County, Illinois, United States of America
Lexington 2,020 City in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Hudson 1,810 Village in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Chenoa 1,717 City in Illinois
Gridley 1,392 Township in McLean County, Illinois
Danvers 1,093 Township in McLean County, Illinois
Colfax 1,009 Village in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Downs 949 Village in Illinois, USA
McLean 790 Village in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Saybrook 679 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Carlock 558 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Towanda 517 Township in McLean County, Illinois
Stanford 507 Human settlement in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Bloomington distances to largest Illinois cities