McLean County

Normal, IL: What you need to know

Situated in central Illinois, McLean County is less than three hours from Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis. The county is anchored by Bloomington and Normal, known as the Twin Cities. Historically an agricultural community, the county has diversified into various business sectors, with such heavy-hitters as State Farm Insurance Cos. and Beer Nuts calling the area home. Higher education thrives as well, with Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University and two additional colleges located here. A zoo, children's museum and parks, including a popular rails-to-trails project, contribute the county's family appeal.


Normal, IL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 54,488
Median Age 24
Median Household Income $52,102
Median Home Price $162,300
Walkscore 35

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Normal, IL Demographics

Median Population in Normal , IL

Median Age 23.8%
Age 18 Over 82.4%
Age 21 Over 66.7%
Age 62 Over 10.7%
Age 65 Over 8.7%

Race in Normal , IL

  Ethnicity White 83.9%
  Ethnicity Black 8.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.8%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 5.3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 1%

Population By Gender in Normal , IL

  Male 47.3%
  Female 52.7%

Language in Normal , IL

  English Only 93.1%
  English Other 6.9%

Economics in Normal , IL

  Median Household Income $52,102
  Median Home Price $162,300
  Homes Owned 43.5%
  Homes Rent 56.5%
  Median Property Rent $827

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Commute Types in Normal , IL

  Walked 8.3%
  Worked at Home 3.9%
  Public Transportation 3%
  Other Means 1.6%
  Drove Alone 74.5%
  Carpooled 8.7%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 38
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