With a population of 84,349 people, Bloomington, Illinois is an average size city. Surprisingly, there are only 4 nursing homes there, which is not quite as many as we expected in a city of this size. We gave the nursing homes here a strong city grade of B+. Even with only a couple of facilities, this is still a great sign. This city has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top twenty five rated cities in the state of Illinois. This statistic is also a reminder that Illinois has a long list of cities with high quality facilities. This city's impressive report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' short-term care ratings, which is addressed in the next section.
To pair with its great overall grade, we gave Bloomington a grade of A- in our short-term care category. Cities with these types of short-term care ratings typically have plenty of facilities offering physical therapy, occupational therapy and other services related to rehabilitation. Bloomington earned a grade of B+ in our nursing category. Rounding out its strong report card, Bloomington earned a B for its inspections grade and a B in long-term care. This place really didn't have any weak links based on our assessment.