Champaign, Illinois Population 2019

Champaign, Illinois's estimated population is 88,029 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Champaign, Illinois is the 9th largest city in Illinois based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3859.51 people/mi² (1490.16 people/km²).

The overall median age is 27.2 years, 26 years for males, and 28.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 37,743 households in the city, with an average size of 2.3 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.9%, with a median rent of $904/month. The median house has 4.9 rooms, and has a value of $156,700.

The median income for households in Champaign, Illinois is $44,638, while the mean household income is $68,872.

Champaign Il Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Champaign Il was:

  • White: 65.74%
  • Black or African American: 17.66%
  • Asian: 12.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.93%
  • Other race: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(40.1164, -88.2434)
Rank in State9th
StateIllinois
CountyChampaign County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)59.07 (22.81 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.37 (0.14 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID1712385
Density (km²)1,490.16
Density (mi²)3,859.51
Area Code(s)217
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201888,0293130.36%
201787,7165600.64%
201687,1569901.15%
201586,1661,1991.41%
201484,9678310.99%
201384,1369131.10%
201283,2238781.07%
201182,3459181.13%
201081,42713,9091.89%
200067,5184,0160.62%
199063,5025,2350.86%
198058,2671,4300.25%
197056,8377,2541.37%
196049,58310,0202.28%
195039,56316,2615.44%
194023,3022,9541.36%
193020,3484,4752.51%
192015,8733,4522.48%
191012,4213,3233.16%
19009,0983,2594.53%
18905,8397361.36%
18805,1034780.99%
18704,6250.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018239,643-234-0.10%
2017239,877440.02%
2016239,8337240.30%
2015239,1091,2030.50%
2014237,9061,3720.58%
2013236,5341,5300.65%
2012235,0041,2750.54%
2011233,7291,3980.60%
2010232,3310.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White56,350
Black or African American15,137
Asian10,634
Two or More Races2,512
Some Other Race987
American Indian and Alaska Native90

Champaign Il Population Pyramid 2019

Champaign Il Median Age

27.2


Total

26


Male

28.2


Female

Champaign Il Adults

There are 71,265 adults, (7,607 of whom are seniors) in Champaign Il.

Champaign Il Age Dependency

34.6

Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Champaign Il Sex Ratio

Female

41,816

48.79%

Male

43,894

51.21%

Champaign Il Households and Families

Champaign Il Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Champaign Il Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.3%27.7%
All44.8%55.2%
Female38.6%61.4%
Male36.2%63.8%
Non Family28.8%71.2%

44.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,8342.344.8
Non Family18,4481.5928.8
Married11,6293.0872.3
Female2,8583.4738.6
Male8993.1436.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Champaign Il Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7851.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,3302.87%
High School Graduate8,08917.45%
Some College8,83719.07%
Associates Degree3,6337.84%
Bachelors Degree11,14324.04%
Graduate Degree12,53327.04%

Champaign Il Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,59229,93916,468
Black7,6596,7801,910
Asian4,9514,6443,964
Hispanic2,5022,2581,070
Multiple Races754691312
Other Race476406202
Native American46399

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,571$41,941$30,543
Less Than High School$16,236$17,170$11,728
High School Grad$26,526$31,708$20,972
Some College$29,153$34,340$25,804
Bachelors Degree$40,967$45,477$34,886
Graduate Degree$56,200$65,927$50,263

$36,571

Average Earnings

$41,941

Average Male

$30,543

Average Female

Champaign Il Language

Champaign Il Language by Age

Champaign Il Language

79.47% of Champaign Il residents speak only English, while 20.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 8.72% of the population.

Champaign Il Poverty

Champaign Il Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47,2559,97721.11%
Black14,5485,35836.83%
Asian9,3053,39036.43%
Hispanic4,8891,66334.02%
Multiple2,34075032.05%
Other96539841.24%
Native866676.74%

26.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.70%

Male Poverty Rate

28.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Champaign Il

The race most likely to be in poverty in Champaign Il is Native, with 76.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Champaign Il is White, with 21.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.03%
High School19.92%
Some College13.68%
Bachelors or Greater8.64%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.24%
Male Unemployed41.09%
Female Employed20.48%
Male Employed12.57%

Champaign Il Income

Champaign Il Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,638$68,872
Families$73,688$104,363
Married Families$90,130-
Non Families$25,617$38,202

Champaign Il Marital Status

Champaign Il Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Champaign Il Married by Age and Sex

Champaign Il Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Champaign Il Marital Status by Race

Champaign Il Veterans

3,168

Number of Veterans

2,967

Male Veterans

201

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam959
First Gulf War554
Second Gulf War554
Korea225
World War II187

Champaign Il Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5315.13%
Black5405.03%
Hispanic1172.87%
Other455.98%
2 or More282.27%
Asian240.26%

Champaign Il Veterans by Education

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Champaign Il Employment Status

63%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Champaign Il Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

62.94%

Born in Illinois

85.98%

Native Born

14.02%

Foreign Born

9.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.98% of Champaign Il residents were born in the United States, with 62.94% having been born in Illinois. 9.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.