Urbana, Illinois Population 2022

37,754
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Urbana is a city located in Champaign County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Champaign County. With a 2020 population of 37,754, it is the 48th largest city in Illinois and the 1183rd largest city in the United States. Urbana is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually and its population has decreased by -11.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,461 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, Urbana has a population density of 3,195 people per square mile.

The average household income in Urbana is $58,888 with a poverty rate of 29.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $833 per month, and the median house value is $151,700. The median age in Urbana is 25.1 years, 24.7 years for males, and 25.5 years for females.

Urbana Demographics

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

  • White: 58.55%
  • Black or African American: 18.38%
  • Asian: 17.30%
  • Two or more races: 4.30%
  • Other race: 1.22%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Urbana, Illinois is 37,754 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 42,461.

Urbana, Illinois Population 2022

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

Urbana Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Urbana Population by Race

Urbana Population Pyramid 2022

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Urbana Median Age

25


Total

24.5


Male

25.7


Female

Urbana Adults

There are 37,477 adults, (4,469 of whom are seniors) in Urbana.

Urbana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Urbana Sex Ratio

Female

21,472

50.57%

Male

20,989

49.43%

Urbana Population by Age

Urbana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Urbana Household Types

33.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Urbana Households and Families

2.7

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

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Urbana Households by Type

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Urbana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Urbana Educational Attainment by Race

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

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

Urbana Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,834

Average Earnings

$36,653

Average Male

$33,119

Average Female

Urbana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Urbana Language by Age

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Urbana Language

75.84% of Urbana residents speak only English, while 24.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.14% of the population.

Urbana Language

Urbana Poverty by Race

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29.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.40%

Male Poverty Rate

28.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Urbana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Urbana is Asian, with 44.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Urbana is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.90%.

Urbana Poverty

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Urbana Poverty Rate by Education

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Urbana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Urbana Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Urbana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.6%

Male Marriage Rate

25.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Urbana Married by Age and Sex

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Urbana Marriage

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

Urbana Marital Status by Race

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Urbana Marital Status

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1,191

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Urbana Veterans by War

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Urbana Veterans by Age

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Urbana Veterans by Race

Urbana Veterans by Education

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17.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Urbana Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Urbana Employment by Age

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Urbana Employment by Race

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Urbana 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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55.75%

Born in Urbana

81.66%

Native Born

18.34%

Foreign Born

13.09%

Non Citizen

5.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.66% of Urbana residents were born in the United States, with 55.75% having been born in Illinois. 13.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Urbana Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Urbana Population by Year