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.
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