Champaign County, Illinois Population 2021

Champaign County, Illinois's estimated population is 209,231 with a growth rate of -0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Champaign County, Illinois is the 11th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 201,546 and has seen a growth of 3.81% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021209,231-229-0.11%
2020209,460-229-0.11%
2019209,689-229-0.11%
2018209,918-507-0.24%
2017210,4252270.11%
2016210,1988160.39%
2015209,3821,4400.69%
2014207,9421,5170.73%
2013206,4251,7950.88%
2012204,6301,4330.71%
2011203,1971,6510.82%
2010201,54628,52116.48%
1990173,0254,6332.75%
1980168,3925,1113.13%
1970163,28130,84523.29%
1960132,43626,33624.82%
1950106,10035,52250.33%
194070,5786,3059.81%
193064,2737,31412.84%
192056,9595,1309.90%
191051,8294,2078.83%
190047,6225,46312.96%
189042,1591,2963.17%
188040,8638,12624.82%
187032,73718,108123.78%
186014,62911,980452.25%
18502,6491,17479.59%
18401,4750.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.11%
County Website
Founded
1833
County Seat
2010 Population
201,546
Growth Since 2010
3.81%
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Champaign County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White150,82071.85%
Black or African American28,28313.47%
Asian22,57910.76%
Two or More Races5,5762.66%
Some Other Race2,1371.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native3480.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1790.09%
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Champaign County, Illinois Population by Race

Champaign County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Champaign County, Illinois Median Age

30.1


Total

28.8


Male

31.7


Female

Champaign County, Illinois Adults

There are 170,337 adults, (25,959 of whom are seniors) in Champaign County, Illinois.

Champaign County, Illinois Age Dependency

45.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Champaign County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

105,295

50.16%

Male

104,627

49.84%

Champaign County, Illinois Population by Age

Champaign County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Champaign County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All53%47%
Male51.3%48.7%
Female37.6%62.4%
Non Family33.1%66.9%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Champaign County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All82,3692.3653
Non Family40,0341.5133.1
Married31,4623.0782.1
Female7,5823.4437.6
Male3,2913.3851.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Champaign County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7711.45%
9th to 12th Grade4,3283.55%
High School Graduate26,85922.02%
Some College23,95619.64%
Associates Degree10,1378.31%
Bachelors Degree26,16321.45%
Graduate Degree28,75023.57%
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Champaign County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Champaign County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White89,58386,59340,497
Black14,35612,6512,941
Asian10,3909,7758,248
Hispanic5,6404,8942,328
2+ Races1,9991,911968
Other Race946722410
Native American23921813
Islander757562

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 82.67%.

Champaign County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,623$45,621$35,078
Less Than 9th Grade$22,429$25,634$19,100
High School Graduate$31,154$38,164$25,000
Some College$35,678$43,439$30,134
Bachelors Degree$45,675$51,329$40,804
Graduate Degree$56,688$62,996$53,477

$40,623

Average Earnings

$45,621

Average Male

$35,078

Average Female

Champaign County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Champaign County, Illinois Language by Age

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Champaign County, Illinois Language

82.40% of Champaign County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 17.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.74% of the population.

Champaign County, Illinois Language

Champaign County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White131,56120,12915.30%
Black26,5547,89029.71%
Asian19,6007,19636.71%
Hispanic11,1272,35821.19%
Multiple5,3651,11120.71%
Other2,11558627.71%
Native34513438.84%

20.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.15%

Male Poverty Rate

20.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Champaign County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Champaign County, Illinois is Native, with 38.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Champaign County, Illinois is White, with 15.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.54%.

Champaign County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.71%
High School15.67%
Some College10.51%
Bachelors or Greater7.28%

Champaign County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.37%
Female Unemployed42.26%
Female Employed13.98%
Male Employed9.35%

Champaign County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Champaign County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,797$74,803
Families$82,423$103,318
Married Families$100,207$122,454
Non Families$30,759$43,141
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Income by Household Type

Champaign County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Champaign County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Champaign County, Illinois 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 County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Champaign County, Illinois Marital Status

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8,590

Number of Veterans

7,817

Male Veterans

773

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,036
First Gulf War1,665
Second Gulf War1,553
Korea774
World War II281

Champaign County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,423
75+1,975
35 to 541,888
55 to 641,377
18 to 34927

Champaign County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,4315.91%
Black9674.82%
Hispanic2813.26%
Asian820.42%
2+ Races642.18%
Other Race402.96%
Native American61.72%

Champaign County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Champaign County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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8.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Champaign County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Champaign County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Champaign County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Champaign County, Illinois 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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64.63%

Born in Champaign County, Illinois

87.83%

Native Born

12.17%

Foreign Born

8.29%

Non Citizen

3.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.83% of Champaign County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 64.63% having been born in Illinois. 8.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Champaign County, Illinois Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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