Champaign County, Illinois 

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Population

209,192

+5.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$46,680

Median Home Price

$164,100

Median Age

29.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.5 / 5.0

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Champaign County, Illinois

College town complex - East-central Illinois, 110 miles south of Chicago. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Champaign County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

champaign, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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

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Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Champaign County
Metro Area: Champaign-Urbana
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Champaign City, Champaign, 56 total
Zip Codes: 61820, 61821, 61801, 61822, 61802, 61853, 61866, 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 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Champaign County jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Champaign County's cost of living is 17.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Champaign County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Champaign county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.7% to 36.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Champaign County's population is 209,192 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Champaign County is Real Estate: $164,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.3%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in champaign

It's a good time to buy in Champaign. Home Appreciation is up 9.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Champaign is $164,100.

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Reviews for Champaign   1 Reviews
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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ZIP CODES IN CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, ILLINOIS
61820, 61821, 61801, 61822, 61802, 61853, 61866, 61874, 61873, 61880, 29 total

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