Champaign County, Illinois (IL)

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County population in 2012: 203,276 (87% urban, 13% rural); it was 179,669 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 30,149
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,270
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 39,334
Renter-occupied apartments: 37,246 (it was 31,263 in 2000)
% of renters here:

44%
State:

33%

Land area: 997 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 202 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Champaign County: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (45.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 29%
  • Government: 33%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Champaign County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (70.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (12.2%)
  • Asian alone (8.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
Median resident age:  28.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 100,390  (44.9%)
Females: 100,691  (55.1%)
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Champaign County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Champaign County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,682 ($37,780 in 1999)

This county:

$45682
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $670 (lower quartile is $524, upper quartile is $870)
This county:

$670
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $147,300 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Champaign:

$147,300
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,500 - $207,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $170,185
Here:

$170,185
State:

$228,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $131,094
Here:

$131,094
State:

$200,693

In 2-unit structures: $145,351
Here:

$145,351
State:

$206,569

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $81,256
Here:

$81,256
State:

$240,302

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,668
Here:

$96,668
State:

$222,493

Mobile homes: $22,112
Here:

$22,112
State:

$36,193
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,231
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $476

Institutionalized population: 1,404
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 583 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2008: 333 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2009: 327 buildings, average cost: $190,000

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,294 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,731 (2.0%)

Champaign County household income distribution in 2009 Champaign County home values distribution Champaign County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.3%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 34.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.8% for American Indian residents, 81.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.0% for other race residents, 28.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.3%
Champaign County:

22.3%
Illinois:

14.7%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 32.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.0% for American Indian residents, 81.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.4% for other race residents, 28.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 29 years old
(Males: 28 years old, Females: 30 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 33 years old, Black residents: 24 years old, American Indian residents: 61 years old, Asian residents: 23 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Champaign-Urbana, IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Champaign County is $522 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $614 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $771 a month.

Cities in this county include: Champaign, Urbana, Rantoul, Mahomet, Savoy, Lake of the Woods, St. Joseph, Tolono, Fisher, Philo.

Champaign County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Champaign County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.082 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.073 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 39 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Champaign County: Homer Park (A), Champaign County Fairground (B), Saint Paul Church (C), Brookhill Golf Course (D), Market Place Business & Technical Center (E), Urbana Country Club (F), Lincolnshire Fields Golf Course (G), Curtis Orchard And Pumpkin Patch (H), Gordon Farms (I), University of Illinois Dairy Cattle Research Unit (J), Topline Farm (K), Fox Hollow Farm (L), Mennenga Farm (M), Harwood Townhall (N), Crittenden Townhall (O), Colfax Townhall (P), Seymour Village Fire Department (Q), Homer Fire Protection District Station 1 (R), Sangamon Valley Fire Protection District Station 2 (S), Sangamon Valley Fire Protection District Station 3 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Champaign County include: Oak Grove Church (A), Pleasant Hill Church (B), Carley Church (C), Saint Boniface Church (D), Saint John Church (E), Shiloh Church (F), East Bend Mennonite Church (G), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (H), Faith Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Harwood Chapel Cemetery (1), Welles Cemetery (2), Beckman Cemetery (3), Beekman Cemetery (4), Bethlehem Cemetery (5), Saint Marys Cemetery (6), Saint John Lutheran Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Maynard Lake (A), Trautman Lake (B), Spring Lake (C), Greenwood Lake (D), Homer Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Copper Slough (A), Conkey Branch (B), Spoon River (C), Blackford Slough (D), Black Slough (E), East Branch Embarras River (F), Drummer Creek (G), Dickerson Slough (H), Lone Tree Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Champaign County include: Brookhill Park (1), Tomlinson Pioneer Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve (2), Crystal Lake Park (3), Ford-Harris Park (4), Middle Fork River County Forest Preserve (5), Champaign County Conservation Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Douglas County , Edgar County , Ford County , McLean County , Piatt County , Vermilion County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 42,713
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 14,389 (27% naturalized citizens)

Champaign County:

8.0%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 6,567
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,475
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,838
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,266
  • 1975 to 1979: 607
  • 1970 to 1974: 413
  • 1970 to 1974: 310
  • 1965 to 1969: 913

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 94.6%

Champaign County marital status for males Champaign County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Champaign County with a mortgage: 23,353 (2,268 second mortgage, 2,288 home equity loan, 45 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,787

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Champaign County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,618111
Mainline Protestant16,65254
Catholic15,21517
Other6,44120
Black Protestant1,4517
Orthodox5952
None132,109-
Champaign County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Champaign County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Champaign County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 154
This county:

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Champaign County:

7.9%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Champaign County:

27.6%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.5%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Champaign County:

Average size of farms: 449 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $130,928
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $293.99
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.29%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $86,251
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 94.24%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $132,373
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.88
Corn for grain: 277527 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2405 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 258974 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 72 acres

Tornado activity:

Champaign County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 1864011.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 fatalities and 61 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Champaign County-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 117.9 miles away from Champaign County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 107.1 miles away from Champaign County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 217.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Champaign County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Korea (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • India (9%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Taiwan (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Champaign County (%):

  • German (24%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Champaign County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 63,429 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 10,081 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4,276 (5%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 14 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 16 (0%)
  • Railroad: 72 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 24 (0%)
  • Taxi: 86 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 190 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,646 (2%)
  • Walked: 7,770 (9%)
  • Other means: 426 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 3,338 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Champaign County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 12,799 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,002 people in nursing homes
  • 264 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 195 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 162 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 107 people in state prisons
  • 84 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 57 people in other group homes
  • 47 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 33 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 28 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 4 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Champaign County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 14,009 people in college/university student housing
  • 911 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 269 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 242 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 235 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 143 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 91 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 83 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 69 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 26 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 10 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,210.

6.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Illinois average:

4.45%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.03%

3.43% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($16,882 average AGI)
2.74% relocated from other states ($16,694 average AGI)
Champaign County:

2.74%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.74% ($27,410 average AGI)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.34% ($31,189)
from Douglas County, IL  0.19% ($34,770)
from Piatt County, IL  0.18% ($39,646)
from McLean County, IL  0.17% ($31,689)
from Ford County, IL  0.14% ($28,443)
from Coles County, IL  0.13% ($29,494)


7.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
Illinois average:

4.96%


0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($725 average AGI)
Champaign County:

0.20%
Illinois average:

0.07%

3.26% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($14,572 average AGI)
4.00% relocated to other states ($25,319 average AGI)
Champaign County:

4.00%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.87% ($32,640 average AGI)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.29% ($28,860)
to McLean County, IL  0.21% ($35,276)
to Piatt County, IL  0.20% ($39,576)
to Ford County, IL  0.14% ($28,582)
to Douglas County, IL  0.13% ($32,489)
to DuPage County, IL  0.13% ($36,215)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Champaign County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 5.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Champaign County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Champaign County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 19,780 (17,356 aged, 2,424 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13852.65
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 296.150
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44012.28

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1221.710
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 677.650
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.03

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46.49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93.02

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.36

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 28.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 89.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 29.4
  • Suffocation - 27.8
  • Poisoning - 22.4
  • Other - 10.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 184,952

Size of family households: 19,802 2-persons, 9,754 3-persons, 8,045 4-persons, 3,375 5-persons, 1,157 6-persons, 604 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 26,760 1-person, 7,373 2-persons, 1,874 3-persons, 1,582 4-persons, 207 5-persons, 69 6-persons, 63 7-or-more-persons.

25,601 married couples with children.
9,165 single-parent households (1,669 men, 7,496 women).

88.2% of residents of Champaign County speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $975,121,000 ($5289 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $85,953,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $298,677,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $140,129,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $23,589,000
Federal grants: $380,196,000
Federal procurement contracts: $51,745,000 ($20,208,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $80,784,000 ($17,493,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $110,583,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $79,098,000
Federal Government insurance: $145,212,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 11,946
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,189
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5,755
Here:

+31 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -6,066
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Champaign County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 22.65 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,106
  • 2000 to 2004: 14,502
  • 1990 to 1999: 12,072
  • 1980 to 1989: 10,006
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,023
  • 1960 to 1969: 13,282
  • 1950 to 1959: 10,522
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,174
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,860
Rooms in houses/apartments in Champaign County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 264
  • 3 rooms: 543
  • 4 rooms: 2,926
  • 5 rooms: 8,432
  • 6 rooms: 9,476
  • 7 rooms: 7,225
  • 8 rooms: 5,321
  • 9+ rooms: 5,131
  • 1 room: 2,108
  • 2 rooms: 4,227
  • 3 rooms: 6,349
  • 4 rooms: 8,360
  • 5 rooms: 5,292
  • 6 rooms: 2,695
  • 7 rooms: 1,140
  • 8 rooms: 581
  • 9+ rooms: 511
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Champaign County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 713
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,959
  • 3 bedrooms: 21,298
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,678
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,670
  • no bedroom: 2,383
  • 1 bedroom: 9,049
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,220
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,370
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,848
  • 5+ bedrooms: 393
Cars and other vehicles available in Champaign County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,313
  • 1 vehicle: 11,342
  • 2 vehicles: 19,199
  • 3 vehicles: 6,003
  • 4 vehicles: 1,218
  • 5+ vehicles: 259
  • no vehicle: 5,402
  • 1 vehicle: 16,314
  • 2 vehicles: 7,301
  • 3 vehicles: 1,462
  • 4 vehicles: 564
  • 5+ vehicles: 220

44% of Champaign County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Illinois.

Champaign County:

44.3%
State average:

58.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $88,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Champaign County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.3%)
  • Electricity (10.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (54.3%)
  • Electricity (40.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,253
Here:

13.1%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 306
Here:

3.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 679
Here:

2.1%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Champaign County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $12,383,000
    Regular Highways: $4,447,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $327,000
    Central Staff Services: $299,000
    Police Protection: $215,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,049,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,284,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,737,000
    Regular Highways: $9,054,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,540,000
    Police Protection: $6,602,000
    General - Other: $4,788,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,203,000
    Financial Administration: $3,035,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,702,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,403,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,383,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $120,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,639,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,060,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $743,000
    Central Staff Services: $461,000
    Regular Highways: $170,000
    Correctional Institutions: $104,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $84,000
    General - Other: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,878,000

Champaign County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $16,934,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,910,000
    All Other: $749,000
    Public Welfare: $516,000
    Highways: $287,000
    Health and Hospitals: $113,000
    Housing and Community Development: $91,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,703,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,566,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,165,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $859,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $12,142,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,950,000
    Highways: $2,916,000
    All Other: $1,533,000
    Education: $498,000
  • Tax - Property: $25,579,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,034,000
    Other License: $1,922,000
    Other Selective Sales: $31,000

Champaign County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,581,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,782,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,664,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,865,000

Champaign County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,095,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Champaign County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Champaign County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 41 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED641$129,5431,565$128,9445,332$148,588309$60,38898$887,908695$116,44645$53,556
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$119,44492$132,522463$146,24016$86,3130$025$113,64011$50,909
APPLICATIONS DENIED77$115,416147$101,565806$132,370107$55,5891$150,00070$97,07134$46,794
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN35$112,54360$133,583531$140,76616$104,5000$037$106,0819$80,111
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$125,81825$158,400153$149,38610$62,2000$07$91,7141$15,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED205$155,176212$156,1372$65,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED43$163,51266$152,1363$57,6671$84,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$167,88226$155,2692$144,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$185,66725$138,9200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$202,5002$177,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Champaign County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John82774.6 years
Mary81880.3 years
William69675.7 years
Robert63371.8 years
James55471.7 years
Charles51675.3 years
Helen38380.6 years
George35175.5 years
Dorothy35079.1 years
Ruth34781.1 years
Most common last names in Champaign County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith41276.3 years
Johnson29975.2 years
Miller22976.4 years
Williams20872.2 years
Brown19973.6 years
Jones18173.4 years
Wilson17276.0 years
Anderson15278.5 years
Taylor14573.6 years
Davis14476.4 years
Businesses in Champaign County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy2
AT&T3Lane Furniture2
Abercrombie & Fitch1LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts3Long John Silver's2
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Ann Taylor1Marriott2
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets17
Arby's6Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1Mazda1
AutoZone4McDonald's9
BMW1Meijer2
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse1
Barnes & Noble1Menards1
Baskin-Robbins2Microtel1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Baymont Inn1Motherhood Maternity3
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance4
Best Western2Nike21
Blockbuster2Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Old Navy1
Burger King4Olive Garden1
CVS5Outback1
Caribou Coffee3Outback Steakhouse1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panda Express2
Catherines1Panera Bread3
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza4
Chevrolet1Payless2
Chick-Fil-A1Penske1
Chico's1PetSmart1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K14Pizza Hut3
Cold Stone Creamery1Plato's Closet1
Coldwater Creek1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos3
Curves5RadioShack3
DHL3Ramada1
Dairy Queen6Red Lobster1
Days Inn2Red Roof Inn1
Decora Cabinetry1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza5Ryan's Grill1
DressBarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dressbarn1SAS Shoes2
Dunkin Donuts4SONIC Drive-In2
Eddie Bauer1Sam's Club1
Express1Sears2
Extended Stay America1Sephora1
Fashion Bug1Shoe Carnival1
FedEx22Sleep Inn1
Finish Line1Slumberland1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford2Sprint Nextel6
Forever 211Staples1
GNC1Starbucks3
GameStop3Steak 'n Shake3
Gap1Subaru1
Goodwill10Subway23
Gymboree1Super 83
H&R Block6T-Mobile8
Hardee's2T.G.I. Driday's1
Hawthorn1T.J.Maxx1
Hilton3Taco Bell6
Hobby Lobby1Talbots1
Holiday Inn3Target1
Hollister Co.1The Limited1
Home Depot1Toyota1
HomeTown Buffet1Toys"R"Us1
Honda1True Value1
Hot Topic1U-Haul8
Houlihan's1U.S. Cellular3
Hyundai1UPS40
IHOP1Urban Outfitters1
J. Jill1Vans1
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jamba Juice1Victoria's Secret1
Jimmy John's7Volkswagen1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens8
Jones New York6Walmart4
Journeys1Wendy's1
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC4Wingate1
Kohl's1YMCA2
La Quinta1

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