Bloomington is located close to the center of Illinois. Bloomington is part of Mclean County. Bloomington has 27.22 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Bloomington population is 77,883, which has grown 20.17% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Bloomington median household income is $62,046 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.44% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Bloomington median house value is $162,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.48% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Bloomington is better than the state average in quality. The Bloomington area code is 309.