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Population (year 2000): 12,857. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,483 (-2.9% change)
Males: 6,125 (47.6%), Females: 6,732 (52.4%)

Champaign County

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Median resident age: 31.6 years
Median household income: $36,904 (year 2000)
Median house value: $74,200 (year 2000)

Rantoul, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Rantoul:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.5%)
  • Black (16.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (22.2%), Irish (11.4%), United States (9.5%), English (7.4%), French (2.7%), Italian (2.6%).

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Elevation: 748 feet

Land area: 7.2 square miles

Rantoul,

For population 25 years and over in Rantoul

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rantoul village

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

3.4% Foreign born (1.8% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -4,455 (-25.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Champaign, (15.2 miles pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (111.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (5.0 miles Thomasboro, IL (5.9 miles Ludlow, IL (8.9 miles Gifford, IL (11.3 miles Paxton, IL (13.5 miles Fisher, IL (13.8 miles Elliott, IL Urbana, (14.0 miles IL (14.5 miles Royal,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $458,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $218,800

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 88.15 W

Area code: 217


Rantoul, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.1%), Educational,health and social services (20.8%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +528 (+4.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,238 (50.2%)


 

Crime in Rantoul by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 13 7 12 7 13
    per 100,000 101.1 54.4 93.3 54.4 101.1
Robberies 5 10 12 10 4
    per 100,000 38.9 77.8 93.3 77.8 31.1
Assaults 87 94 96 94 90
    per 100,000 676.7 731.1 746.7 731.1 700.0
Burglaries 96 154 119 154 149
    per 100,000 746.7 1197.8 925.6 1197.8 1158.9
Thefts 406 414 398 414 282
    per 100,000 3157.8 3220.0 3095.6 3220.0 2193.4
Auto thefts 22 25 33 25 21
    per 100,000 171.1 194.4 256.7 194.4 163.3
379.7 419.5 423.8 419.5 371.7


Average climate in Rantoul, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rantoul,

Rantoul-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Rantoul city center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Blake Schilb - College basketball player (Loyola Chi Ramblers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Rantoul:
  • CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; URBANA, IL)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CTR CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (about 15 miles; URBANA, IL)
  • PAVILION FOUNDATION,THE (about 15 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rantoul:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 21 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; ID: CMI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 53 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; ID: BMI)
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 59 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; ID: MTO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rantoul:
  • RANTOUL NATL AVN CNTR-FRANK ELLIOTT FLD (about 2 miles; RANTOUL, IL; ID: TIP)
  • PAXTON (about 10 miles; PAXTON, IL; ID: 1C1)
  • FRASCA FIELD (about 12 miles; URBANA, IL; ID: C16)

Amtrak stations near Rantoul:
  • 1 miles: RANTOUL (RNATOUL, N. KENTUCKY ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (CHAMPAIGN, 116 N. CHESTNUT ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 4 $8,699 $26,097 11 $6,653


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rantoul:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 15 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,186)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,019)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; FT enrollment: 9,582)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 60 miles; MATTOON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,666)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; NORMAL, IL; FT enrollment: 18,785)
Public high school in Rantoul:
  • RANTOUL TWP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 767; Location: 200 S SHELDON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rantoul:
  • J W EATER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 400 E WABASH AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EASTLAWN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 351; Location: 650 N MAPLEWOOD DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PLEASANT ACRES ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 330; Location: 1649 HARPER DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTHVIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 400 N SHELDON ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BROADMEADOW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 500 SUNVIEW DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EDUC FOR EMPLOYMENT SYS 330 (Location: 400 E WABASH AVE; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Rantoul:
  • ST MALACHY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 340 EAST BELLE STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Rantoul:
  • RANTOUL P.L. (Operating income: $272,677; Location: 225 S. CENTURY BLVD.; 49,734 books; 1,637 audio materials; 1,633 video materials; 159 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Rantoul: Rantoul Industrial Park (A), Willow Pond Golf Course (B), Rantoul Civic Center (C), Rantoul Municipal Building (D), Rantoul Public Library (E).

Shopping Centers: Maple Grove Plaza Shopping Center (1), Rantoul Plaza Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Rantoul include: American Lutheran Church (A), Bethany Park Christian Church (B), Bible Baptist Church (C), Saint Malachys Catholic Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Rantoul Church of God (G), Rantoul United Pentecostal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Eden Cemetery (1), Elmwood Cemetery (2).

Parks in Rantoul include: Winston Park (1), North Drive Park (2), Hap Parker Pool (3), Ryan Park (4), Mary Alice Park (5), Glenwood Park (6), Wabash Park (7).


Rantoul compared to Illinois state average:
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Rantoul:
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WJCI (1460 AM; 1 kW; RANTOUL, IL)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rantoul:
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WPXN (104.9 FM; PAXTON, IL; Owner: PAXTON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WGNN (102.5 FM; FISHER, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; FARMER CITY, IL; Owner: WMS1, INC.)
  • WGCY (106.3 FM; GIBSON CITY, IL; Owner: F & G BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rantoul:
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)

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