By: Diane Benjamin
Bloomington population: 78,005
Normal Population: 54,264
- Bloomington Total Budget: $214,126,710
PDF Page 2: http://www.cityblm.org/home/showdocument?id=13155
- Normal Total Budget: $107,133,177
PDF Page 15 http://www.normal.org/DocumentCenter/View/11571
Normal has 30% fewer citizens.
Normal budgets 50% of what Bloomington does.
- Bloomington spends $2,745 for every citizens
- Normal spends $1,974 for every citizen
Bloomington total debt 4/30/16: 270,629,828
4/30/17 information STILL isn’t available. The 2016 number includes unfunded liabilities like pensions.
Normal total debt 3/31/2017: $175,453,325
From this post: https://blnnews.com/2017/10/12/town-of-normal-debt/
Normal STILL hasn’t reported to the Comptroller’s office or the Comptroller hasn’t approved their submission.
Bloomington debt per citizen: $3,469
Normal debt per citizen: $3,233
US Debt per citizen: $62,496
Illinois Debt per citizen: $11,067