Champaign, IL

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2022 Population
88,628
0.323% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
27
0.372% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
23.6%
0.326% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,273
10.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$191,200
14% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
43,433
2.53% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Champaign, IL had a population of 88.6k people with a median age of 27 and a median household income of $58,273. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Champaign, IL grew from 88,343 to 88,628, a 0.323% increase and its median household income grew from $52,687 to $58,273, a 10.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Champaign, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.61%), and White (Hispanic) (2.98%).

None of the households in Champaign, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

88.5% of the residents in Champaign, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Champaign, IL are University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (15,945 degrees awarded in 2022) and Parkland College (1,451 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Champaign, IL was $191,200, and the homeownership rate was 45.4%.

Most people in Champaign, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Champaign, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Champaign, IL is home to a population of 88.6k people, from which 88.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 16.9% of Champaign, IL residents were born outside of the country (15k people).

In 2022, there were 3.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (50.3k people) in Champaign, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 14.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

88.5%
2022 Citizenship
88.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 88.5% of Champaign, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Champaign, IL was 88.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Champaign, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    50.3k ± 1.22k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    15.1k ± 1.23k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    14.1k ± 908
6.2%
Hispanic Population
5.5k people

In 2022, there were 3.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (50.3k people) in Champaign, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 14.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.2% of the people in Champaign, IL are hispanic (5.5k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    622,347 ± 18,890 people
  2. India
    165,336 ± 9,918 people
  3. Poland
    123,006 ± 8,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 622,347 Illinois residents, followed by India with 165,336 and Poland with 123,006.

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Foreign-Born Population

16.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15k people
16.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14.4k people

As of 2022, 16.9% of Champaign, IL residents (15k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Champaign, IL was 16.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    718 ± 204
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    652 ± 205
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    365 ± 137

Champaign, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Champaign, IL employs 43.4k people. The largest industries in Champaign, IL are Educational Services (11,681 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,345 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (4,239 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($66,633), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,986), and Information ($55,681).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,581. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

43.4k
2022 Value
± 1,904
2.53%
1 Year growth
± 5.94%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Champaign, IL grew at a rate of 2.53%, from 42.4k employees to 43.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Champaign, IL, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (6,352 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,055 people), and Management Occupations (3,607 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Champaign, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

43.4k
2022 Value
± 1,904
2.53%
1 Year growth
± 5.94%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Champaign, IL grew at a rate of 2.53%, from 42.4k employees to 43.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Champaign, IL, are Educational Services (11,681 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,345 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (4,239 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Champaign, IL, though some of these residents may live in Champaign, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,946
Median earning men ± $3,175
$31,686
Median earning women ± $2,268

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($80,188), Information ($62,647), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,063).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($65,729), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($50,564), and Information ($47,439).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Champaign, IL awarded 17,396 degrees. The student population of Champaign, IL in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 33,566 male students and 29,036 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Champaign, IL are White (7,686 and 55%), followed by Asian (2,674 and 19.1%), Hispanic or Latino (1,692 and 12.1%), and Black or African American (888 and 6.35%).

The largest universities in Champaign, IL by number of degrees awarded are University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (15,945 and 91.7%) and Parkland College (1,451 and 8.34%).

The most popular majors in Champaign, IL are General Business Administration & Management (1,307 and 7.51%), Computer Science (988 and 5.68%), and Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods (949 and 5.46%).

The median tuition cost in Champaign, IL for a public four year colleges is $14,542 for in-state students and $35,122 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Champaign, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 44.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 28.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 62,602 (53.6% men and 46.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 62,602 students enrolled in Champaign, IL, 53.6% men and 46.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 24,640 records, of which 49.8% were women and 50.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 557 degrees awarded
  2. 353 degrees awarded
  3. 318 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Champaign, IL was Other Research & Experimental Psychology with 557 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 15,945 degrees awarded
  2. 1,451 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with 15,945 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 9,075 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Champaign, IL, which is 1.09 times more than the 8,321 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 7,686 degrees mean that there were 2.87 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 2,674 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($14,542) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,240) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Champaign, IL was $191,200 in 2022, which is 0.678 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $167,700 to $191,200, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in Champaign, IL is 45.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Champaign, IL have an average commute time of 14.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Champaign, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Champaign, IL is $58,273. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Champaign, IL was Census Tract 12.04 with a value of $135,490, followed by Census Tract 106.04 and Census Tract 13.02, with respective values of $110,296 and $109,939.

Property

$191,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,149
$16,017
Median Property Taxes
±$947

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Champaign, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

45.4%
Homeownership
2022
62.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 45.4% of the housing units in Champaign, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 44.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 12.04
  2. Census Tract 106.04
  3. Census Tract 13.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Champaign, IL was Census Tract 12.04 with a value of $135,490, followed by Census Tract 106.04 and Census Tract 13.02, with respective values of $110,296 and $109,939.

The following map shows all of the places in Champaign, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$58,273
Median Household Income
± $2,242
35.3k
Number of Households
± 1,635

In 2022, the median household income of the 35.3k households in Champaign, IL grew to $58,273 from the previous year's value of $52,687.

The following chart displays the households in Champaign, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Champaign, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (60.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.2%)
  3. Carpooled (9.47%)

In 2022, 60.5% of workers in Champaign, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.2%) and those who carpooled to work (9.47%).

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Commute Time

14.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Champaign, IL have a shorter commute time (14.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.428% of the workforce in Champaign, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Champaign, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Champaign, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Champaign, IL (19.1k out of 81.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Champaign, IL is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.5% of the population of Champaign, IL has health coverage, with 56.2% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 8.92% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 0.568% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Champaign County, IL see 999 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.94% decrease from the previous year (1040 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1538 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 338 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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999 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Champaign County, IL

Primary care physicians in Champaign County, IL see an average of 999 patients per year. This represents a 3.94% decrease from the previous year (1,040 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Champaign County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.5% under 18 years, 39.9% between 18 and 34 years, 27.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 11% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.6% were men and 49.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.54%
Uninsured
56.2%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
8.92%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
0.568%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Champaign, IL grew by 8.15% from 5.12% to 5.54%.

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