Bloomington is a city located in Illinois, United States.
Most areas in Bloomington are quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to one of the railway lines, the airport (Central Illinois Regional Airport), Interstate 74 or Interstate 55.
In Bloomington, many of buildings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This city has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the population of this city own their home and 30% are renters. The average year of construction for houses in this city is 1981.
High schools and primary schools are not particularly plentiful in this city, and consequently not always within walking distance. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Regarding food, some, but not all, house buyers in Bloomington will live within walking distance of one of over 50 supermarkets. There are also a few options for those who cherish restaurants in close proximity.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in Bloomington. It is especially convenient to access a parking spot. In contrast, public transit users may have very few choices in this city by reason of the low service level. Nonetheless, there are about 10 bus lines. Many of the houses for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very well-suited for traveling on foot because running daily errands is inconvenient.