Champaign, Illinois 

12 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and Maps

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

Local Listings in Champaign, IL
 $162,000 
1106 Crescent Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2040 SqFt
 $162,000 
1106 Crescent Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2040 SqFt
 $159,900 
409 N Garfield Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1996 SqFt
 $125,000 
1607 Sheridan Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1330 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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Champaign County
Metro Area: Champaign-Urbana Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat 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 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Champaign jobs have increased by 2.23%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Champaign's cost of living is 13.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Champaign's Cost of Living

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 7.91%. 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 -0.51%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Champaign

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...


Best Places to Live in Champaign Rankings


Housing Market in Champaign

It's a good time to buy in Champaign. Home Appreciation is up 2.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Champaign Real Estate or Find top agents in Champaign

The median home price in Champaign is $141,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


View More Data >

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

Start Your Review of Champaign


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


View More Data >

COMPARE CITY TO CITY
Compare Champaign, Illinois to any other place in the USA.

MAPS OF CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS
Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.Champaign,Illinois Map
ZIP CODES IN CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS
61820 61821 61822

NEW LISTINGS IN CHAMPAIGN IL
$162,000
1106 Crescent Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$159,900
409 N Garfield Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$125,000
1607 Sheridan Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$145,000
814 W Clark St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$159,900
2008 Crescent Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$159,900
2324 Hackberry Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

Join BestPlaces