Population: 22,221Median home value: $281,000 69 Ranks better than 60% of areas
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A+ Bloomingdale Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
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F Bloomingdale Cost of Living Cost of living is 22% higher than Illinois
12121% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Bloomingdale cost of living
B+ Bloomingdale Crime Total crime is 11% higher than Illinois
Total crime
2,7231% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 371% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
79%Year over year crime is up
Bloomingdale crime
B- Bloomingdale Employment Household income is 30% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$76,75739% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$38,89030% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%31% lower than the US average
Bloomingdale employment
F Bloomingdale Housing Home value is 61% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$281,00052% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,18725% higher than the US average
Home ownership
70%11% higher than the US average
Bloomingdale real estate or Bloomingdale rentals
C Bloomingdale Schools HS graduation rate is 4% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
50%2% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:14% lower than the US average
Bloomingdale K-12 schools or Bloomingdale colleges

Living in Bloomingdale, IL

Bloomingdale is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Illinois. The city has a population of 22,221 inhabitants. Bloomingdale has a population density of 3,283 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. If we look at the most recent Census, Bloomingdale is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. 81% of the people in Bloomingdale (over the age of 15) are married and 66% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very daunting task. However, it could also be a good experience if you are willing to get to know the town before actually living in Bloomingdale, Illinois. The best areas in Bloomingdale and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, cost of living, education, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Illinois and national averages.

Using data and statistics Bloomingdale has received a livability score of 69 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 60th percentile when compared to all other cities. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Bloomingdale scores well for amenities (A+), crime (B+) and employment (B-). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Bloomingdale. The following was graded with a discouraging score: cost of living (F), weather (D-) and housing (F).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Bloomingdale has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the notable things to do include: The Oasis Water Park, Bloomingdale Park District Museum, and Spa Vargas at Hilton Chicago Resort.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Bloomingdale gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 72 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

Assuming that Bloomingdale meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Bloomingdale. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Bloomingdale are simply unattainable. The median home price for Bloomingdale homes is $281,000, which is 60.8% higher than the Illinois average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Bloomingdale, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.7, which is 23.3% higher than the Illinois average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Bloomingdale were 5.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 3.2%.

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A Great Place to Raise Your Family

I love living in Bloomingdale! My family and I have been living in Bloomingdale for almost ten years now and I am so glad we are raising our kids here. The two things I love the most about this town is how safe it is and how great the schools are. My kids started at DuJardin Elementary and are now going to Lake Park High School and they love the school as well.

The Bloomingdale Park District has a great public pool, after school care and summer camps for the kids. There are a few convenient grocery stores and a Walmart and Target so grocery shopping is easy. There's also a mall in town but unfortunately its half empty and the few stores that are in the mall still are not great. So when it comes to shopping we do have to drive about twenty five minutes to Schaumburg where Woodfield Mall is.

The best areas in Bloomingdale to buy a house is close to DuJardin Elementary. You'll be within walking distance of the school, two parks, the public pool and the Park District.
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Source: The Bloomingdale, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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