Champaign, Illinois Population 2022

89,752
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Champaign is a city located in Champaign County Illinois. Champaign has a 2020 population of 89,752. Champaign is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 1.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 88,302 in 2010.

The average household income in Champaign is $73,280 with a poverty rate of 23.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $922 per month, and the median house value is $167,000. The median age in Champaign is 27.4 years, 26.2 years for males, and 28.6 years for females.

Champaign Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Champaignwas:

  • White: 62.22%
  • Black or African American: 18.06%
  • Asian: 14.64%
  • Two or more races: 3.63%
  • Other race: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Champaign, Illinois is 89,752 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 88,302.

Champaign, Illinois Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010218,2550.00%
2011219,8761,6210.74%
2012221,1311,2550.57%
2013222,8541,7230.77%
2014224,3511,4970.67%
2015225,7321,3810.61%
2016226,7229900.44%
2017226,8471250.06%
2018226,284-563-0.25%
2019226,033-251-0.11%
2020225,782-251-0.11%
2021225,531-251-0.11%

Champaign Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,93162.22%
Black or African American15,94618.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native720.08%
Asian12,92614.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.02%
Some Other Race1,1911.35%
Two or More Races3,2023.63%
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Champaign Population by Race

Champaign Population Pyramid 2022

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Champaign Median Age

27.3


Total

26.2


Male

28.6


Female

Champaign Adults

There are 73,245 adults, (9,280 of whom are seniors) in Champaign.

Champaign Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Champaign Sex Ratio

Female

42,047

47.62%

Male

46,241

52.38%

Champaign Population by Age

Champaign Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Champaign Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
All44%56%
Male40.9%59.1%
Female31.1%68.9%
Non Family27.5%72.5%

44.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Champaign Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,8512.344
Married11,3723.1175.9
Male1,1973.6140.9
Female3,0553.3831.1
Non Family19,2271.5827.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Champaign Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7581.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,9194.03%
High School Graduate8,53317.90%
Some College8,54317.92%
Associates Degree3,4817.30%
Bachelors Degree10,34621.70%
Graduate Degree14,09529.56%
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Champaign Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Champaign Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander101010
Asian5,6625,3104,504
White29,82928,99816,432
Other Race734482392
Hispanic2,6532,2691,141
2+ Races1,1131,084443
Black8,4967,4141,929
Native American3621

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Champaign Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,709$45,826$36,558
Less Than 9th Grade$21,930$26,106$16,305
High School Graduate$29,679$35,813$22,254
Some College$34,242$38,080$29,813
Bachelors Degree$47,970$51,592$42,031
Graduate Degree$59,890$68,988$53,350

$41,709

Average Earnings

$45,826

Average Male

$36,558

Average Female

Champaign Earnings by Educational Attainment

Champaign Language by Age

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Champaign Language

77.33% of Champaign residents speak only English, while 22.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.85% of the population.

Champaign Language

Champaign Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native6868100.00%
Asian11,5494,22636.59%
Multiple2,91888030.16%
Black15,3384,11426.82%
White45,8338,85719.32%
Other292NaN%
Hispanic5,0071,25825.12%

23.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.98%

Male Poverty Rate

24.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Champaign

The race most likely to be in poverty in Champaign is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Champaign is Hispanic, with 25.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.81%.

Champaign Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.46%
High School18.16%
Some College12.90%
Bachelors or Greater7.77%

Champaign Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.67%
Male Unemployed44.36%
Female Employed16.88%
Female Unemployed45.08%

Champaign Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Champaign Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,467$73,085
Families$78,118$104,902
Married Families$95,188-
Non Families$30,508$46,439
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Income by Household Type

Champaign Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Champaign Married by Age and Sex

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Champaign 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 Marital Status by Race

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Champaign Marital Status

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2,787

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War711
First Gulf War531
Vietnam777
Korea197
World War II72

Champaign Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34408
35 to 54617
55 to 64487
65 to 74694
75+581

Champaign Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2984.79%
Black3272.86%
Asian920.85%
Other Race202.26%
2+ Races502.66%
Hispanic1002.44%

Champaign Veterans by Race

Champaign Veterans by Education

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5.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Champaign Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Champaign Employment by Age

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Champaign Employment by Race

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Champaign Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.73%

Born in Champaign

84.16%

Native Born

15.84%

Foreign Born

11.01%

Non Citizen

4.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.16% of Champaign residents were born in the United States, with 60.73% having been born in Illinois. 11.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Champaign Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18704,6250.00%
18805,1034780.99%
18905,8397361.36%
19009,0983,2594.53%
191012,4213,3233.16%
192015,8733,4522.48%
193020,3484,4752.51%
194023,3022,9541.36%
195039,56316,2615.44%
196049,58310,0202.28%
197056,8377,2541.37%
198058,2671,4300.25%
199063,5025,2350.86%
200067,5184,0160.62%
201081,05513,5371.84%
201181,7807250.89%
201282,5057250.89%
201383,2307250.88%
201483,9557250.87%
201584,6807250.86%
201685,4057250.86%
201786,1307250.85%
201886,8557250.84%
201987,5807250.83%
202088,3027220.82%
202189,0277250.82%
202289,7527250.81%

Champaign Population by Year