Urbana, Illinois Population 2021

41,684
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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 41,684, it is the 36th largest city in Illinois and the 939th largest city in the United States . Urbana is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually but its population has increased by 1.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,250 in 2010. Urbana reached it's highest population of 43,065 in 2015. Spanning over 12 miles, Urbana has a population density of 3,527 people per square mile.

The average household income in Urbana is $58,888 with a poverty rate of 29.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $838 per month, and the median house value is $155,000. 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 Urbana was:

  • White: 59.36%
  • Asian: 18.93%
  • Black or African American: 16.41%
  • Two or more races: 3.41%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
The current population of Urbana, Illinois is 41,684 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 42,479.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 41,250.

Urbana, Illinois Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Urbana Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,35659.36%
Asian8,08818.93%
Black or African American7,01116.41%
Two or More Races1,4583.41%
Some Other Race5641.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1520.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander890.21%
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Urbana Population by Race

Urbana Population Pyramid $2021

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Urbana Median Age

25.1


Total

24.7


Male

25.5


Female

Urbana Adults

There are 37,207 adults, (3,925 of whom are seniors) in Urbana.

Urbana Age Dependency

28.4

Age Dependency Ratio

11.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Urbana Sex Ratio

Female

21,429

50.16%

Male

21,289

49.84%

Urbana Population by Age

Urbana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Urbana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
Male37.3%62.7%
All35.6%64.4%
Female25.4%74.6%
Non Family18.5%81.5%

35.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Urbana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,7422.1335.6
Non Family10,1901.6118.5
Married4,4932.8777.1
Female1,3673.3325.4
Male6922.7837.3

2.84

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Urbana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2741.28%
9th to 12th Grade5512.57%
High School Graduate3,41315.92%
Some College2,82713.18%
Associates Degree1,4816.91%
Bachelors Degree5,43025.32%
Graduate Degree7,46734.82%
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Urbana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Urbana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,09712,9808,621
Asian3,3133,2052,739
Black3,2652,919553
Hispanic1,2351,031698
2+ Races516452321
Other Race272246171
Native American9090
Islander101010

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,168$37,234$31,219
Less Than 9th Grade$21,075$21,117$20,875
High School Graduate$22,854$$24,637
Some College$34,021$39,386$30,592
Bachelors Degree$34,333$40,712$30,594
Graduate Degree$42,061$43,658$39,758

$33,168

Average Earnings

$37,234

Average Male

$31,219

Average Female

Urbana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Urbana Language by Age

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Urbana Language

73.32% of Urbana residents speak only English, while 26.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 14.17% of the population.

Urbana Language

Urbana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,1274,32222.60%
Asian6,6273,16447.74%
Black6,1312,24936.68%
Hispanic2,33250221.53%
Multiple1,32936427.39%
Other54218634.32%

29.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.90%

Male Poverty Rate

28.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Urbana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Urbana is Asian, with 47.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Urbana is Hispanic, with 21.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.74%.

Urbana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.20%
High School26.35%
Some College18.71%
Bachelors or Greater12.04%

Urbana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed66.43%
Female Unemployed56.45%
Female Employed19.57%
Male Employed14.65%

Urbana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Urbana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,102$58,888
Families$71,063$96,830
Married Families$103,750-
Non Families$23,035$33,256
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Income by Household Type

Urbana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.4%

Male Marriage Rate

27.1%

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 Over 65, 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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1,140

Number of Veterans

995

Male Veterans

145

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam305
First Gulf War283
Second Gulf War209
Korea128
World War II4

Urbana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54289
55 to 64263
75+248
65 to 74194
18 to 34146

Urbana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9214.04%
Black2043.78%
Hispanic361.48%
Asian90.12%
Native American63.95%

Urbana Veterans by Race

Urbana Veterans by Education

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14.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Urbana Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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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53.07%

Born in Urbana

79.78%

Native Born

20.22%

Foreign Born

14.89%

Non Citizen

5.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.78% of Urbana residents were born in the United States, with 53.07% having been born in Illinois. 14.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Urbana Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202141,684-265-0.63%
202041,949-265-0.63%
201942,214-265-0.62%
201842,479-292-0.68%
201742,771-253-0.59%
201643,024-41-0.10%
201543,0651470.34%
201442,9182000.47%
201342,7181700.40%
201242,5481350.32%
201142,4131680.40%
201042,2455,8501.50%
200036,395510.01%
199036,3443660.10%
198035,9782,0020.57%
197033,9766,6822.21%
196027,2944,4601.80%
195022,8348,7704.97%
194014,0641,0040.74%
193013,0602,8162.46%
192010,2441,9992.19%
19108,2452,5173.71%
19005,7282,2175.02%
18903,5115691.78%
18802,9420.00%

Urbana Population by Year