Champaign County, Illinois 

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Population

208,861

21% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$46,680

Avg. Home Price

$135,800

Best Places to Live in Champaign County, 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


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
City: Champaign City, Champaign, 56 total
Zip Codes: 61820, 61801, 61821, 61822, 61802, 61866, 61853, 61874, 61873, 61880, 29 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 662 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Champaign County is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Champaign County jobs have increased by 1.53%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Champaign County's cost of living is 12.40% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Champaign County's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Champaign County's population is 208,861 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.71%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Champaign County is $135,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.71%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Champaign County public schools spend $14,696 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 33.1 students per teacher in Champaign County. Learn More...

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For Illinois, Champaign is pretty decent - 8/30/2017
Champaign County has a lot of great influences from Chicago without the heavy traffic and skyrocketing prices. The downtown area is great with a lot of restaurants with... Read More

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MAPS OF CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, ILLINOIS
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ZIP CODES IN CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, ILLINOIS
61820, 61801, 61821, 61822, 61802, 61866, 61853, 61874, 61873, 61880, 29 total
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