Champaign, Illinois 

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Population

85,710

+7.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$42,077

Median Home Price

$139,800

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Best Places to Live in Champaign, Illinois

College town complex - East-central Illinois, 110 miles south of Chicago. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Champaign, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Champaign, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Champaign County
Metro Area: Champaign-Urbana Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Champaign
Zip Codes: 61820 61821 61822
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 662 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Champaign is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Champaign jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Champaign's cost of living is 19.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Champaign's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Champaign county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.7% to 36.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Champaign's population is 85,710 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Champaign is Real Estate: $139,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.6%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Champaign

It's a good time to buy in Champaign. Home Appreciation is up 2.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Champaign is $139,800.

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Reviews for Champaign   13 Reviews
High taxes - 12/29/2019
Pros - close to Chicago, has Parkland community college and lots of places to eat. There is a train station downtown that is really good. Beautiful deciduous trees and... Read More

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10/10 - 12/7/2017
I wonderful city with great... Read More

Nice place to live but you wouldn't want to visit - 9/19/2017
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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61820 61821 61822

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