Bloomington, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 28,527 housing units in Bloomington. This represents a 26% growth from 22,640 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 28,450 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 77 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bloomington is about 63.4%. Bloomington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.3%. Average household size is 2.34 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bloomington were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom14.90%
Two Bedrooms32.60%
Three Bedrooms30.40%
Four Bedrooms18.60%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1974
Median Value of occupied units$116,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$160,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.76
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$464

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage6.90%
Home Equity Loan9.40%
Simple Mortgage62.10%
Debt Free21.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.1%