Champaign County IL Information


Champaign County Subdivisions

Champaign County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 209,277
Population in Households 193,173
Population in Familes 129,971
Population in Group Qrtrs 16,104
Population Density1 210
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 84,134
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 43,945
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 91,607 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,288 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40,846 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,473 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $142,418
Average Home Value $173,290


Median Household Income $45,752
Average Household Income $65,874
Per Capita Income $27,633
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.77%
Households 0.68% 0.82%
Families 0.45% 0.67%
Median Household Income   -1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Champaign County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Champaign County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 10 91st
Population Density1 # 15 86th
Diversity Index2 # 11 89th
Median Household Income # 59 43rd
Per Capita Income # 25 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.