Rantoul is a city located in Champaign County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 12,089, it is the 197th largest city in Illinois and the 2709th largest city in the United States . Rantoul is currently declining at a rate of -1.64% annually and its population has decreased by -6.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,941 in 2010. Rantoul reached it's highest population of 25,562 in 1970. Spanning over 9 miles, Rantoul has a population density of 1,424 people per square mile.
The average household income in Rantoul is $53,925 with a poverty rate of 18.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $782 per month, and the median house value is $85,900. The median age in Rantoul is 30.5 years, 28.6 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.