Population and Demographics

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Population (2017)
McLean County: 172,290
Normal : 54,534
Bloomington: 78,368

Educational Attainment
High school grad/higher, 25+ Bachelor’s/higher, 25+
McLean County: 95.6%: 44.5%
Normal: 96.4%: 50.1%
Bloomington: 95.4%: 47.0%:

Household
McLean County: 65,959
Normal: 19,189
Bloomington: 31,678
Average household size: 2.46 people

Bloomington-Normal homes sales
Sales: 2,804
Volume: $491,791,424
Average: $175,389

Median household income
McLean County: $63,420
Normal: $54,496
Bloomington: $63,115

McLean County employment & labor force
Labor Force: 88,354
Employment: 84,768
Unemployment: 3,586
Rate: 4.1%

Retail sales
McLean County: $54,600,534
Normal: $857,442,748
Bloomington: $1,436,564,291

Major employers
State Farm Insurance Co.: 14,731
Illinois State University : 3,281
COUNTRY Financial : 1,972
Unit 5 Schools : 1,761
Advocate BroMenn Healthcare : 1,305
OSF St. Joseph Medical Center : 860
McLean County, Government : 835
Afni, Inc. : 830
District 87 Schools : 680
City of Bloomington : 679
Illinois Wesleyan University : 508
Heartland Community College : 488
Heritage Enterprises : 482
Bridgestone: 393
Town of Normal : 373
GROWMARK, Inc. : 362
Illinois Farm Bureau : 350
The Snyder Companies : 312
Ferrera Candy Company : 290
Heartland Bank & Trust : 261
Stark Excavating : 225
The Baby Fold : 225
Chestnut Health Systems : 218
Nussbaum Transportation : 160

Source: 2018 Economic Development Council Demographic Profile