Champaign Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Champaign is 89,116. 25.95% is under 18, while 11.38% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.35% of the population was five years old or younger, 25.95% were 18 years or younger and 20.06% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.08% female and 48.92% male.

Champaign Housing

According to the US Census, Champaign has 41,755 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Champaign was 89.63%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $176,700

Champaign Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 71.42% of Champaign's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 16.69% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 3.96% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.83%

White Alone53.45%
Black Or African American Alone17.97%
Asian Alone16.69%
Some Other Race Alone3.96%
White Black Or African American1.83%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.37%

How Educated is Champaign

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 20.4% of Champaign residents had a bachelor's degree, while 36.0% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 56.40% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Champaign CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher96.6%
Some College Or Associates Degree56.8%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher52.0%
Graduate Or Professional Degree36.0%
Bachelors Degree20.4%
Some College No Degree18.7%

Average Income in Champaign

The median household income in Champaign is $53,410. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $53,410.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $81,020 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $111,133.

A closer examination of the income groups of Champaign households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (15.0%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (5.6%). 13.8% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$111,133
Nonfamily households$34,092