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Income/capita 16%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 24%
IndexBloomingtonIllinoisNational
Income per capita$34,512$31,502$29,829
Median household income$63,115$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$83,956$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,931$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$42,577$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$27,375$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level12.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bloomington is 16% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Bloomington is 14% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bloomington is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bloomington is 15% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $42,072$63,115$126,230
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Bloomington median earnings by income bracket

      Bloomington employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector9.4%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services23.2%21.5%
      Wholesale & retail services14.5%9.0%
      Public administration2.4%1.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%1.8%
      Education, health & social services12.5%36.2%
      Other26.9%25.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Twin Grove, IL1,929$104,79289%
      Hudson, IL1,704$83,88952%
      Heyworth, IL3,031$74,67435%
      Danvers, IL1,291$74,21934%
      Downs, IL971$73,85433%
      Bloomington, IL78,368$63,11514%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hammond, IN78,349$41,68525%
      St. George, UT78,573$51,2287%
      Deerfield Beach, FL78,642$42,10624%
      Silver Spring, MD78,038$72,79032%
      Lynchburg, VA78,755$40,72826%
      Bloomington, IL78,368$63,11514%
      Source: The Bloomington, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).