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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,221
Male Share of the Population46.2%
Female Share of the Population53.8%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+11,656
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married53.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.9%
Median Earnings25+$47,142
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,328

Wealth

Median Family Income$95,653
% Above Poverty Level94.6%
% Below Poverty Level5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone30.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,187
Median House Value$281,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.1%
German18.6%
Italian18.5%
Polish14.2%
Irish11.3%
English3.8%
Greek2.5%
Swedish1.9%
French Except Basque1.8%
Norwegian1.6%
Czech1.5%
Ukrainian1.3%
Lithuanian1.2%
Scottish1%
Welsh0.8%
Albanian0.8%
Russian0.7%
Romanian0.7%
Hungarian0.5%
Arab0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
US/American0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
African0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Bloomingdale Almanac

CategoryValue
County DuPage County, Dupage County
Standard Zip Codes60108
Company Zip Codes60117
Phone Area Codes630
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.94
Approximate 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)

StationWHEATON 3 SE
Distance8.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches
StationELGIN
Distance13.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationAURORA
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Addison37,192$66,122
Carol Stream40,228$90,329
Glendale Heights34,395$63,538
Hanover Park38,331$73,684
Itasca8,502$98,507
Roselle22,911$92,473

Bloomingdale Public Libraries

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

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Bloomingdale Public Schools

Ccsd 93 Early Childhood Cntr
280 Old Gary Ave
ZIP: 60108
(630) 307-3750
Primary
Total Enrollment 209
Dujardin Elementary School
166 Euclid Ave
ZIP: 60108
(630) 894-9200
Primary
Total Enrollment 381
Erickson Elementary School
277 Springfield Dr
ZIP: 60108
(630) 529-2223
Primary
Total Enrollment 478
Stratford Middle School
251 Butterfield Dr
ZIP: 60108
(630) 980-9898
Middle
Total Enrollment 630
Westfield Middle School
149 Fairfield Way
ZIP: 60108
(630) 529-6211
Middle
Total Enrollment 391
Winnebago Elem School
195 Greenway Dr
ZIP: 60108
(630) 942-7105
Primary
Total Enrollment 461

Bloomingdale Private Schools

Marklund Day School
164 S Prairie Ave
ZIP: 60108
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 20
St Isidore School
431 W Army Trail Rd
ZIP: 60108
Elementary
Total Enrollment 256
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