Champaign County, IL

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2022 Population
206,525
0.0281% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
30.8
0.654% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18.7%
2.07% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$61,090
7.29% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$192,600
12.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
101,124
0.797% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Champaign County, IL had a population of 207k people with a median age of 30.8 and a median household income of $61,090. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Champaign County, IL declined from 206,583 to 206,525, a −0.0281% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,939 to $61,090, a 7.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Champaign County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.92%), and White (Hispanic) (3.22%).

None of the households in Champaign County, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91.6% of the residents in Champaign County, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Champaign County, IL are University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (15,945 degrees awarded in 2022), Parkland College (1,451 degrees), and Tricoci University of Beauty Culture (76 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Champaign County, IL was $192,600, and the homeownership rate was 53.5%.

Most people in Champaign County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Champaign County, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Champaign County, IL is home to a population of 207k people, from which 91.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.9% of Champaign County, IL residents were born outside of the country (26.6k people).

In 2022, there were 5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (134k people) in Champaign County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 22.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.6%
2022 Citizenship
91.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.6% of Champaign County, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Champaign County, IL was 91.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Champaign County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    134k ± 485
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    26.9k ± 871
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    22.7k ± 429
6.45%
Hispanic Population
13.3k people

In 2022, there were 5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (134k people) in Champaign County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 22.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.45% of the people in Champaign County, IL are hispanic (13.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Champaign County, IL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    622,347 ± 18,890 people
  2. India
    165,336 ± 9,918 people
  3. Poland
    123,006 ± 8,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 622,347 Illinois residents, followed by India with 165,336 and Poland with 123,006.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
26.6k people
12.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
25.6k people

As of 2022, 12.9% of Champaign County, IL residents (26.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Champaign County, IL was 12.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,813 ± 321
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,533 ± 290
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,171 ± 235

Champaign County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Champaign County, IL employs 101k people. The largest industries in Champaign County, IL are Educational Services (26,843 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (14,552 people), and Retail Trade (9,884 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($65,989), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,422), and Utilities ($65,149).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,581. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

101k
2022 Value
± 2,673
0.797%
1 Year growth
± 3.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Champaign County, IL grew at a rate of 0.797%, from 100k employees to 101k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Champaign County, IL, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (14,290 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,109 people), and Management Occupations (9,845 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Champaign County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

101k
2022 Value
± 2,673
0.797%
1 Year growth
± 3.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Champaign County, IL grew at a rate of 0.797%, from 100k employees to 101k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Champaign County, IL, are Educational Services (26,843 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (14,552 people), and Retail Trade (9,884 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Champaign County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Champaign County, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,703
Median earning men ± $1,674
$35,210
Median earning women ± $1,689

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($69,250), Construction ($63,345), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($58,786).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($63,250), Public Administration ($61,825), and Information ($49,915).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,377
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,190
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 905
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Champaign County, IL went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.58%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Champaign County, IL awarded 17,472 degrees. The student population of Champaign County, IL in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 33,571 male students and 29,173 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Champaign County, IL are White (7,724 and 55%), followed by Asian (2,674 and 19%), Hispanic or Latino (1,696 and 12.1%), and Black or African American (916 and 6.52%).

The largest universities in Champaign County, IL by number of degrees awarded are University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (15,945 and 91.3%), Parkland College (1,451 and 8.3%), and Tricoci University of Beauty Culture (76 and 0.435%).

The most popular majors in Champaign County, IL are General Business Administration & Management (1,307 and 7.48%), Computer Science (988 and 5.65%), and Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods (949 and 5.43%).

The median tuition cost in Champaign County, IL for a public four year colleges is $14,542 for in-state students and $35,122 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Champaign County, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 44.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 28.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 62,744 (53.5% men and 46.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 62,744 students enrolled in Champaign County, IL, 53.5% men and 46.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 24,703 records, of which 49.9% were women and 50.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 557 degrees awarded
  2. 353 degrees awarded
  3. 318 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Champaign County, IL was Other Research & Experimental Psychology with 557 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Champaign County, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 15,945 degrees awarded
  2. 1,451 degrees awarded
  3. 76 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with 15,945 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 9,075 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Champaign County, IL, which is 1.08 times more than the 8,397 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 7,724 degrees mean that there were 2.89 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 2,674 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($14,542) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,240) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Champaign County, IL was $192,600 in 2022, which is 0.683 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $170,600 to $192,600, a 12.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Champaign County, IL is 53.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Champaign County, IL have an average commute time of 17.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Champaign County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Champaign County, IL is $61,090. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Champaign County, IL was Census Tract 12.04 with a value of $135,490, followed by Census Tract 57.02 and Census Tract 106.01, with respective values of $120,481 and $114,125.

In 2022, 20% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Champaign County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.5%.

Property

$192,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,179
$44,154
Median Property Taxes
±$1,402

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Champaign County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

53.5%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53.5% of the housing units in Champaign County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 12.04
  2. Census Tract 57.02
  3. Census Tract 106.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Champaign County, IL was Census Tract 12.04 with a value of $135,490, followed by Census Tract 57.02 and Census Tract 106.01, with respective values of $120,481 and $114,125.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Champaign County, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$61,090
Median Household Income
± $1,625
82.5k
Number of Households
± 2,324

In 2022, the median household income of the 82.5k households in Champaign County, IL grew to $61,090 from the previous year's value of $56,939.

The following chart displays the households in Champaign County, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Champaign County, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (66.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.5%)
  3. Carpooled (8.29%)

In 2022, 66.1% of workers in Champaign County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.5%) and those who carpooled to work (8.29%).

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Champaign County, IL have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.885% of the workforce in Champaign County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 20% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Champaign County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.5%.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Champaign County, IL (36k out of 192k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Champaign County, IL is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 15.4% of the children was living in poverty in Champaign County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 487 in Champaign County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 129 per 100,000 population.

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Health

95.1% of the population of Champaign County, IL has health coverage, with 56.2% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 0.696% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Champaign County, IL see 999 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.94% decrease from the previous year (1040 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1538 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 338 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

999 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Champaign County, IL

Primary care physicians in Champaign County, IL see an average of 999 patients per year. This represents a 3.94% decrease from the previous year (1,040 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Champaign County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.2% under 18 years, 33.4% between 18 and 34 years, 31.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.89%
Uninsured
56.2%
Employer Coverage
14.8%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
0.696%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Champaign County, IL grew by 3.26% from 4.73% to 4.89%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 73.5 in Champaign County, IL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.1% in Champaign County, IL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.09% in Champaign County, IL.

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