Champaign, Illinois 

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Population

85,710

+7.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$42,077

Median Home Price

$141,800

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.

Pros
-College-town atmosphere
-Cost of living
-Educated population
Cons
-Outdoor recreation
-Harsh winters
-Isolation

Local Listings in Champaign
 $153,000 
1104 W Washington St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1719 SqFt
 $119,900 
610 Richards Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 1 | 1265 SqFt
 $164,500 
206 S Draper Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1530 SqFt

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.


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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 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 13.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Champaign's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Champaign, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Champaign county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. 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 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Champaign is $141,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.5%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Champaign

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Reviews for Champaign   12 Reviews
10/10 - 12/7/2017
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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

City is past its prime but still decent - 8/23/2011
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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61820 61821 61822

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NEW LISTINGS IN CHAMPAIGN
$153,000
1104 W Washington St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$119,900
610 Richards Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$164,500
206 S Draper Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$309,000
806 W Park Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$129,900
202 N Mattis Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$28,000
1202 N Hickory St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$318,500
3907 Freedom Blvd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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