Urbana, Illinois 

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Population

42,311

16% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$30,834

Avg. Home Price

$116,700

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

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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
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 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Urbana jobs have increased by 1.53%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Urbana's cost of living is 11.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Urbana's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Urbana's population is 42,311 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.42%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 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.
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 2.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Urbana Real Estate.

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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
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