Bloomingdale is a village situated in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
The character of Bloomingdale is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. Public green spaces, like Stratford Park and East Branch Forest Preserve, are very well-distributed and there are around 10 of them close by for residents to enjoy, resulting in them being easy to get to from most locations within the village. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is also fairly good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be calm - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the railway line.
Roughly three quarters of the units in the village are occupied by home owners while renters occupy the remainder. In this village, about half of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. The median year of construction for houses in this village is 1982. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Residents will find that wherever their home is situated in Bloomingdale, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, there are only a limited number of high schools and accordingly they can be an extended walk away. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Concerning eating, a grocery store is typically reachable within a rather short walk from most houses for sale in this village. Residents are served by over 100 restaurants and cafes as well.
The car is usually the best way to navigate Bloomingdale. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy. However, traveling by transit can be very difficult in Bloomingdale as a result of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the village. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Bloomingdale, despite the fact that many common errands can be run on foot.