Urbana, Illinois 

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Population

42,141

16% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$30,834

Avg. Home Price

$121,300

Best Places to Live in Urbana, 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 Urbana, IL
 $144,000 
506 S Urbana Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1682 SqFt
 $144,000 
506 S Urbana Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1682 SqFt
 $98,500 
1818 Larch Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1293 SqFt
 $129,900 
1403 S Grove St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1374 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: Urbana
Zip Codes: 61801 61802
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 662 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Urbana is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Urbana jobs have increased by 2.23%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Urbana's cost of living is 17.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Urbana's Cost of Living

VOTING
Champaign county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Urbana's population is 42,141 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.79%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Urbana is $116,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.23%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Urbana

SCHOOLS
Urbana public schools spend $18,229 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12 students per teacher in Urbana. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Urbana

It's a good time to buy in Urbana. Home Appreciation is up 4.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Urbana Real Estate or Find top agents in Urbana

The median home price in Urbana is $121,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Urbana   6 Reviews
single source - 1/27/2009
Greetings: Urbana is a good college town to live but it comes with the usual dependency on the university for most of its cultural entertainment. Thankfully, it has a... Read More

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Okay For Some People - 10/10/2008
Urbana really doesn't have much in the way recreation unless, your into the partying scene and even then there are only a few hangout places. Urbana is more of a... Read More

Good and Green Lifestyle - 7/2/2007
I have lived in Urbana for 6 years now and it is great place to live if you want to reduce your auto dependence. The neighborhoods are well connected to local grocery... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN URBANA, ILLINOIS
61801 61802

NEW LISTINGS IN URBANA IL
$144,000
506 S Urbana Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$98,500
1818 Larch Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$129,900
1403 S Grove St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$99,900
1102 E Florida Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$113,000
1306 S Anderson St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$134,900
708 E University Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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