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Overview

Introduction to Bloomingdale, Illinois

Bloomingdale, Illinois is 5 miles NE of Wheaton, Illinois (center to center) and 22 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. It is in Du Page county. The village is part of the Chicago metro area.

Bloomingdale History

The area now known as Bloomingdale was first settled in 1833. Three brothers, Lyman, Silas, and Harvey Meacham were the first settlers in this village, and they started farming in this area. A post office was built in 1837. Bloomingdale was platted in 1845. The Chicago and Pacific Railroad first entered the village in 1873. Bloomingdale was initially incorporated in 1889. At that time, the village included the areas of Medinah and Roselle. In 1923 Bloomingdale was reincorporated as a separate village.

Bloomingdale and nearby Attractions

  • Bloomingdale Park Dist Museum
  • Cosley Zoo
  • Fox River Trolley Museum
  • DuPage Children's Museum
  • Racing Rapids Water Park
  • Kiddieland Amusement Park

Things To Do In Bloomingdale

There are several parks and playgrounds in Bloomingdale including Greenway Park, Lakeview Park, Indian Lakes Park, Springfield Park, Tompkins Park, Circle Park, Bloomingdale Grove and Sunnyside Park. You can also visit the Bloomingdale Park District Museum. The Four Seasons Amusement Park, Santa's Village - Illinois, Kiddieland Amusement Park, and Racing Rapids Water Park are also worth visiting. In addition, the village includes a number of shopping centers, specialty shops, and restaurants. Among these are the Old Towne Shopping Center, Stratford Plaza Shopping Center, Stratford Square Shopping Center, Bloomingdale Court Shopping Center, and Springbrook Shopping Center.

Bloomingdale Transportation

International air transportation is available from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Bloomingdale Higher Education

The nearby colleges and universities are Wheaton College, and College of Dupage.

People

Total Population 22,261
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 18.2%
Employed Population 16+ 11,746
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 53.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $90,741
% Above Poverty Level 94.4%
% Below Poverty Level 5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,212
Median House Value $270,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0.2%
English 3.7%
Irish 11.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bloomingdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles NE of Wheaton, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Du Page
Standard Zip Codes 60108
Company Zip Codes 60117
Phone Area Codes 630
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.94
Longitude -88.08

Bloomingdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station ELGIN
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station AURORA
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Addison 37,270 $61,893
Carol Stream 40,253 $89,783
Glendale Heights 34,497 $64,925
Hanover Park 38,373 $72,565

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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101 FAIRFIELD WAY
Bloomingdale, Illinois
(630) 529-3120
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630-529-2871
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