Normal, IL

54,534 Population
18.6 square miles 2,924.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
2,924.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
32.8%
was 31.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.7%
was 5.4%
 
Percent Under 18
18.2%
was 17.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
9.2%
was 8.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 4.8
Ranked 7th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
22.2%
was 23.8%
 
Median Household Income
$54,496
was $52,102
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.1
46.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 1.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
217.8
was 212.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,132.6
was 2,385.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
20,940
was 20,915
 
Median Rent
$877
was $827
 
Total Building Permits
226
was 190
 
Occupied Housing Units
19,189
was 19,070
 
Homeownership Rate
56.2%
was 56.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
117
was 85
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,122.8
was 1,121.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.2%
was 18.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
109
was 105
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.9
was 9.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.1
was 3.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.7%
was 98.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.4%
was 95.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
50.1%
was 50.4%
 

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