City At A Glance

University of Illinois

Quick Facts:

Population: 82,960
Median Household Income: $39,312
Average Work Commute: 13 Minutes
Median Home Price: $130,000

About Champaign, IL

Champaign's economy is bubbling thanks to a growing collection of tech startup companies that. The city is home to seven Fortune 500 companies, including Kraft Foods, and more than 80,300 residents. The communities of Champaign and nearby Urbana share the 700-acre campus of the University of Illinois. The Champaign-Urbana area also has a heart for the arts. The Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, for example, is the second largest art facility in Illinois, next to the Chicago Art Institute.