Champaign, IL 61821 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61821: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Champaign, IL 61821

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Champaign County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.107, Longitude -88.284
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 584
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,216
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,398
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,818

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Champaign, IL 61821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,684
Daytime Population: Workers 10,467
Daytime Population: Residents 15,531
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,998
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 30,403
Population in Familes 22,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density2 4,353
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $53,058
Average Household Income $71,578
Per Capita Income $30,864


Total Housing Units 13,991 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,435 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,651 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 905 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $136,506
Average Home Value $161,264


Total Households 13,086
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 7,627
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.55%
Households 0.3% 0.56%
Families 0.15% 0.47%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Champaign, IL 61821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61821 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 134 90th
Population Density # 122 91st
Diversity Index # 154 89th
Median Household Income # 744 46th
Per Capita Income # 426 69th

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