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Bloomington is a township in McLean County, in the Bloomington-Normal metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Bloomington. For links to other places called Bloomington, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bloomington is 40.432N. The longitude is -88.984W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 843 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,176.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bloomington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McLean County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61772 ZIP code.
22% of Bloomington residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bloomington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bloomington was $23,864, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Bloomington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bloomington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $445. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,384.
McLean County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bloomington political report.
The average commute time for Bloomington workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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