Living in Champaign, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Champaign SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Champaign, IL Crime Report

2,600
Total Crimes
2,943.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
14.61%
Above National Average

Champaign, IL Cost Of Living

92
Champaign's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Champaign, Illinois Info Snack

Champaign (English: /æmpen/) is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. The city is 135 miles (217 km) south of Chicago, 124 miles (200 km) west of Indianapolis, Indiana, and 178 mi (286 km) northeast of St. Louis, Missouri. The United States Census Bureau estimates the city was home to 84,513 people as of July 1, 2014. Champaign is the tenth-most populous city in Illinois, and the state's fourth-most populous city outside the Chicago metropolitan area.
Population
86,791
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
26.3%
Median Home
$158,800
Median Income
$47,502
Median Rent
$921

Champaign, IL Photos

Rankings for Champaign in Illinois

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Map Of Champaign, IL

Population over time in Champaign

Year Population % Change
2017 86,791 1.3%
2016 85,710 1.2%
2015 84,672 0.8%
2014 84,008 1.4%
2013 82,848 1.1%
2012 81,925 1.0%
2011 81,083 1.1%
2010 80,223 1.0%
2009 79,430 -
Crime/100k Champaign IL USA
Violent Crime 681.6 404.1 368.9
Murder 7.9 6.9 5.0
Robbery 94.0 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 498.2 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 2262.1 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 312.5 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1853.4 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 96.2 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Champaign

White
60.2% (52,279)
African American
17.5% (15,221)
American Indian
0.1% (110)
Asian
13.3% (11,504)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (250)
Two Or More
2.3% (2,032)
Hispanic
6.2% (5,395)
Race Champaign IL USA
White 60.2% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 17.5% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 13.3% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.2% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Champaign, Illinois

Less than $10,000
16.8% (1,461,417)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (385,312)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.0% (864,812)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.5% (736,374)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (1,068,549)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (1,493,904)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (829,806)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.4% (987,205)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (302,205)
$200,000 or more
6.3% (549,510)
Income Champaign IL USA
Less than $10,000 16.8% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.0% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.5% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.4% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 6.3% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Champaign

Female
49.5% (42,941)
Male
50.5% (43,850)
Gender Champaign IL USA
Female 49.5% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 50.5% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Champaign for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (867)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (3,471)
High School / GED
17.0% (14,754)
Some College
19.0% (16,490)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (6,943)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (19,961)
Master's Degree
17.0% (14,754)
Professional Degree
4.0% (3,471)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (6,075)
Education Champaign IL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 17.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Champaign

Overall User Rating
3.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

Crime is getting worse by the day as many gangs from Chicago are moving into the area. Schools are not too bad but do not like the fact they use the city bus to transport children to school. It's a college student town so population varies throughout the year.

Going go some of the college sporting events was neat. Not a whole lot to do outside of that. Winters are brutal with nasty winds.

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