Bloomington, IL

78,024 Population
27.3 square miles 2,861 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Population Density
2,861
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
40.3%
was 44.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.0%
was 9.3%
Ranked 14th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
20.2%
was 22.1%
Ranked 17th Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
12.8%
was 12.5%
Ranked 9th Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 5
Ranked 11th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
10.7%
was 11.6%
Ranked 7th Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$63,115
was $64,339
Ranked 9th Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.3
50.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 2.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
384.9
was 511.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,842.7
was 2,435.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
35,203
was 34,835
Ranked 11th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$790
was $768
Ranked 15th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
369
was 306
 
Occupied Housing Units
32,784
was 32,583
 
Homeownership Rate
60.3%
was 59.8%
Ranked 11th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
197
was 160
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,296.8
was 1,275.9
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.7%
was 14.7%
Ranked 13th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
172
was 146
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
Ranked 16th Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
11.2
was 8.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.7
was 3.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.2%
was 97.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 100%
Ranked 7th Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.3%
was 95.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
47.0%
was 50.9%
Ranked 7th Highest in IL

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