Bloomington demographics profile

StatisticBloomingtonIllinoisNational
Population78,36812,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,89522291
Median age34.437.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%43%
Speak English88%77%79%
Speak Spanish4%13%13%
Bloomington, IL has a population of 78,368 and is the 446th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,895 per sq mi which is 1202% higher than the Illinois average and 3096% higher than the national average. The median age in Bloomington is 34 which is approximately 8% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Bloomington, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 68% of Bloomington residents were born in Illinois, 21% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Bloomington is 1202% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Bloomington is 8% lower than Illinois.
  • In Bloomington 77.42% of the population is White.
  • In Bloomington 10.85% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Bloomington 7.73% of the population is Asian.

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Bloomington population breakdown by race

RaceBloomingtonIllinoisNational
White77.42%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American10.85%14.30%12.63%
Asian7.73%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.09%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.36%2.34%3.06%
Other race1.55%5.86%4.75%
In Bloomington, 5.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Bloomington, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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