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Attractive Blue Island, IL

Referring to itself as the "historic heart of Chicago Southland," the city of Blue Island is best known for its charming Main Street commercial district. More than 350 businesses thrive in and near this welcoming community, attracting visitors and residents to its downtown and uptown shops and services. Newcomers will find the comfortable friendliness a small-town environment in close proximity to first-rate attractions and amenities. Festivals and special events are frequent in Blue Island, bringing friends and neighbors together in a spirit of camaraderie. This family-oriented atmosphere combines lush parks and fine recreational facilities with strong support for local school and church activities.

Excellent transportation facilities and the convenience of major interstates have enhanced the town's economic growth. Blue Island also enjoys a link to the St. Lawrence Seaway via the Cal-Sag Canal and Lake Michigan. As one of the Southland's oldest communities, Blue Island draws new residents to a stable and well-established community.

Weather in Blue Island

The average high temperatures in Blue Island range from 31 in January to 85 in July

Average home income in Blue Island

The average household income of a Blue Island resident is $55,473 with an average home value of $156,327

Population of Blue Island

Blue Island has 25,107 residents.

Home ownership in Blue Island

The average level of home ownership in Blue Island is 53%.

Education breakdown of Blue Island

Education levels of residents of Blue Island include: highschool 36%, associate 7%, bachelor 9%, graduate 3%.

Households in Blue Island

Blue Island has 8,470 homes, built on average 65 years ago.