Champaign County

Champaign, IL: What you need to know

Champaign's economy is bubbling thanks to a growing collection of tech startup companies that helped name it one of the Best Cities for Entrepreneurs. 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.


Champaign, IL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 84,008
Median Age 27
Median Household Income $42,094
Median Home Price $150,400
Walkscore 47

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Champaign, IL Demographics

Median Population in Champaign, IL

Median Age 27.2%
Age 18 Over 82.9%
Age 21 Over 68.7%
Age 62 Over 10.9%
Age 65 Over 8.5%

Race in Champaign, IL

  Ethnicity White 67.1%
  Ethnicity Black 15.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 12.8%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 5.8%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 1.3%

Population By Gender in Champaign, IL

  Male 50.2%
  Female 49.8%

Language in Champaign, IL

  English Only 80.1%
  English Other 19.9%

Economics in Champaign, IL

  Median Household Income $42,094
  Median Home Price $150,400
  Homes Owned 53.1%
  Homes Rent 46.9%
  Median Property Rent $874

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Commute Types in Champaign, IL

  Walked 11.6%
  Worked at Home 4.9%
  Public Transportation 7.1%
  Other Means 3.2%
  Drove Alone 64.2%
  Carpooled 9%

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