30 Best College Towns in America – two in Indiana and one in Illinois

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NEW YORK, Ny. (WEHT) — Among the “30 Best College Towns in America” identified by financial news website 247wallst.com, Bloomington, In. ranks #2, Champaign, IL, ranks #10, and Muncie, In. ranks #22.

2. Bloomington, Indiana

> Pop. enrolled in college: 44.2% (36,926)
> No. of colleges and universities in the area: 2
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 56.8%
> Median age: 23.8
> 2018 unemployment: 3.9%
> Bars and restaurants: 329 per 100,000 people

10. Champaign, Illinois

> Pop. enrolled in college: 30.5% (26,154)
> No. of colleges and universities in the area: 2
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 51.1%
> Median age: 27.2
> 2018 unemployment: 4.3%
> Bars and restaurants: 344 per 100,000 people

22. Muncie, Indiana

> Pop. enrolled in college: 23.4% (16,234)
> No. of colleges and universities in the area: 2
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 23.6%
> Median age: 28.8
> 2018 unemployment: 4.3%
> Bars and restaurants: 226 per 100,000 people

Who’s in first? Aimes, Iowa is #1.

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