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Moving Companies in Bloomington, Illinois

Moving Companies in Bloomington, Illinois

Are you moving to Bloomington, Illinois?

Bloomington is definitely not the largest city that Illinois has to offer, but it is certainly one of the best places to call home in the country. With a quaint atmosphere that features all the pleasures of small-town life in a place large enough to have the amenities of a larger city, Bloomington has a lot going for it. It’s positioned directly next door to Normal, Illinois, and the two cities together combine for a population of about 120,000. On its own, Bloomington has a little over 75,000 people. You can find Bloomington close to the center of the state on a map. It’s a comfortable distance from Chicago and a relatively equal distance from the neighboring states of Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky and Ohio. There are numerous reasons to recommend moving to Bloomington as your new place to call home.

Information about moving to Bloomington, IL

What are Bloomington's demographics?

The Bloomington/McLean County area are a fast growing metropolis in the state of Illinois, with a 28 percent growth rate from 1990 to 2006. More than 25,000 people have sprouted up in Bloomington since 1990. The racial makeup of Bloomington is not atypical of other Midwestern cities. About 77 percent of the town is Caucasian, while there is about 10 percent of the population is made up of African Americans. Asians also have a significant presence with seven percent, while Hispanics or Latinos are just under six percent. Family life is big in the city, with just a little under half of the town comprised of married couples. The median income is $81,166 in Bloomington for a family, while its $58,662 overall. The median age, meanwhile, is 33.

What is the weather like in Bloomington?

Illinois is not exactly known for its warm temperatures, being one of the Northernmost states in the union, but it does get into the upper 80s, and sometimes even 90s, during the summer months. But winters are typically quite brisk and snowy. Highs during December, January, and February rarely reach much beyond freezing. Autumns and springs are typically very pleasant, though, and it is a city where a resident can experience every season to its fullest. Hot enough to swim in the summer, cool enough for a light jacket in the fall, cold enough for a snowman in the winter, and warm enough to lay away the day in the park in spring.

What is there to do in Bloomington?

Bloomington has plenty of activity to keep families entertained all throughout the year. One of the most popular attractions is Grady’s Family Fun Park, an amusement park that has everything from miniature golf to arcades to go carts. It’s the perfect way to pass an afternoon with the kids or take a date in the evening. The Pepsi Ice Center is the town’s indoor ice skating facility, and there’s also the Upper Limits Indoor Rock Climbing Gym, which boasts an amazing 21,000 square feet of climbing space and a 110 foot wall, among others. The U.S. Cellular Coliseum, meanwhile, is the center for all shows, sports and concerts in Bloomington.

Outdoors lovers have plenty to keep them occupied in the town, as well, with more than a thousand acres of parks offered by the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department. Everything from soccer fields and cricket grounds to playgrounds and golf courts are offered within these spaces. The Miller Park Zoo is where animal exhibits can be found, and there is even a popular 24 mile trail called the Blooming-Normal Constitution Trail. Since 2007, the Genevieve Green Gardens has helped to further spruce up the city’s beautiful landscape.

Is the education in Bloomington good?

Bloomington has exactly the type of education that any parent would want for their children. With two public school districts that serve the area, there are three high schools, five junior high schools and a number of elementary schools found in the vicinity. In addition, there are also many popular private schools including Central Catholic High School and Trinity Lutheran School. Illinois State University, in neighboring normal, also offers a University High School that resident students can enroll in. Besides Illinois State, there are also several other esteemed universities in the area. Bloomington has been home to the United Methodist-sponsored Illinois Wesleyan University since 1850. Normal is home to Heartland Community College, as well. Students interested in cosmetology can attend Hairmaster Institute, which is located in Bloomington.

Making the move to Bloomington with U-Pack®

U-Pack is a great way to move all your household goods to your new home in Bloomington. Simply pack and load a moving trailer or moving container, and we’ll drive it directly to your new home in Bloomington. No rental truck. No driving. No hassle.

Plus, U-Pack prices are affordable, typically comparing to renting a truck and driving it yourself. Get a free moving quote online today.  

Welcome to beautiful Bloomington, Illinois!

With such great educational options, varied weather and plenty to do, there isn’t any reason you shouldn’t consider raising your family in beautiful Bloomington, Illinois. Welcome to your new home!

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Station Address:
Address: 1619 Morrissey Drive
Bloomington, IL 61704
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (309) 661-6448
Fax: (309) 661-6366

If we are not able to provide door-to-door delivery to your city near Bloomington, IL, you can save money by loading or unloading at the service center conveniently located in Bloomington, IL. If you have questions about serviceability to your location, please call us at 800-240-7422, and a U-Pack Moving Consultant will gladly help.

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