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Pros

-College-town atmosphere
-Cost of living
-Educated population

Cons

-Outdoor recreation
-Harsh winters
-Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Champaign-Urbana Metro Area


Champaign-Urbana is an agricultural center as well as home to the University of Illinois. It is a clean agricultural town well rounded by its college presence. The cities offer what one would expect from a large Big Ten university town: entertainment, top sporting events, good museums, and a mix of restaurants. The area has a strong economic base anchored by agriculture and the presence of a number of research and technology companies, some of which are affiliated with the university.

Highlights


College town complex - East-central Illinois, 110 miles south of Chicago See Local Real Estate
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City: Champaign
Zip Codes: 61820, 61821, ... 3 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 662 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Champaign


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Champaign is 5.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Champaign jobs have Increased by 1.53 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Champaign's cost of living is 8.90% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Champaign's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Champaign's population is 86,096 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 35.58 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 13 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Champaign is $136,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.52%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Champaign public schools spend $15,070 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.9 students per teacher in Champaign. Learn more...

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Champaign Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Champaign. Home Appreciation is up 2.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Champaign Real Estate.
The median home price in Champaign is $136,300. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  12/7/2017
10/10

I wonderful city with great... (Read More)

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  9/19/2017
Nice place to live but you wouldn't want to visit

Actually it's barely a nice place to live. The pros: Not terribly expensive - at one point the least expensive place to live in the country among modest sized... (Read More)

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  8/23/2011
City is past its prime but still decent

I grew up in C-U (Champaign-Urbana) overall it is a good place to live but there are some caveats about the place. C-U is a University town and without the Universty it... (Read More)

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