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Population (year 2000): 36,395. Estimated population in July 2005: 38,463 (+5.7% change)
Males: 19,171 (52.7%), Females: 17,224 (47.3%)

Champaign County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 24.6 years
Median household income: $27,819 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,300 (year 2000)

Urbana, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Urbana:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.4%)
  • Black (14.3%)
  • Chinese (5.8%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Korean (3.0%)
  • Asian Indian (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Other Asian (1.2%)
  • Japanese (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.4%), Irish (10.9%), English (9.7%), Polish (4.1%), United States (3.5%), Italian (3.3%).Illinois

Elevation: 735 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles

Urbana,

For population 25 years and over in Urbana

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Urbana city

  • Never married: 53.6%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

15.7% Foreign born (10.1% Asia, 2.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -898 (-2.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Champaign, (3.9 miles pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (125.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Champaign, (3.9 miles IL (4.6 miles Savoy, IL (7.9 miles Philo, IL (9.2 miles Thomasboro, IL (9.4 miles Tolono, IL (10.8 miles Sidney, IL (11.3 miles Bondville, Joseph, IL St. (11.5 miles
Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 19 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2000: 49 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2002: 176 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2003: 156 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2004: 155 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2005: 104 buildings, average cost: $133,400

Latitude: 40.11 N, Longitude: 88.20 W

Area code: 217

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (49.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,477 (+31.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,533 (48.9%)

Crime in Urbana by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 2 0 2 1
    per 100,000 0.0 2.7 5.5 0.0 5.5 2.7
Rapes 19 24 32 12 32 27
    per 100,000 52.2 65.9 87.9 33.0 87.9 74.2
Robberies 25 44 42 38 42 58
    per 100,000 68.7 120.9 115.4 104.4 115.4 159.4
Assaults 235 241 274 298 274 314
    per 100,000 645.7 662.2 752.9 818.8 752.9 862.8
Burglaries 254 259 346 335 346 366
    per 100,000 697.9 711.6 950.7 920.5 950.7 1005.6
Thefts 936 1,038 842 1,103 842 1,088
    per 100,000 2571.8 2852.0 2313.5 3030.6 2313.5 2989.4
Auto thefts 51 52 48 42 48 56
    per 100,000 140.1 142.9 131.9 115.4 131.9 153.9
333.6 373.2 395.5 403.2 395.5 455.1

Average climate in Urbana, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Urbana,

Urbana-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1996, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Urbana city center injured 12 people and caused $9 million in damages.

On 4/9/1953, a category 3 tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Dominique White - College basketball player (Fresno State Bulldogs).

Main business address for: FIRST BUSEY CORP /NV/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Urbana:
  • CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (611 WEST PARK STREET)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CTR CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (1400 WEST PARK AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Urbana:
  • PAVILION FOUNDATION,THE (about 3 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • JOHN & MARY KIRBY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; MONTICELLO, IL)
  • GIBSON AREA HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; GIBSON CITY, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Urbana:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 7 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; ID: CMI)
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 45 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; ID: MTO)
  • DECATUR (about 49 miles; DECATUR, IL; ID: DEC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Urbana:
  • FRASCA FIELD (about 3 miles; URBANA, IL; ID: C16)
  • RANTOUL NATL AVN CNTR-FRANK ELLIOTT FLD (about 13 miles; RANTOUL, IL; ID: TIP)
  • PAXTON (about 24 miles; PAXTON, IL; ID: 1C1)

Amtrak stations near Urbana:
  • 3 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.
  • 15 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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Natural Resources 6 $18,051 $36,102 6 $8,586
Other Government Administration 11 $41,194 $44,938 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 48 $209,405 $52,351 0 $0
Police - Other 12 $27,626 $27,626 22 $11,320
Firefighters 61 $235,034 $46,236 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,296 $27,552 0 $0
Streets and Highways 39 $123,202 $37,908 2 $2,068
Solid Waste Management 5 $13,716 $32,918 4 $3,292
Sewerage 3 $8,462 $33,848 0 $0
Local Libraries 19 $64,359 $40,647 58 $54,604
Judicial and Legal 3 $14,499 $57,996 2 $974
Other and Unallocable 13 $47,107 $43,483 10 $7,641
Financial Administration 14 $51,518 $44,158 1 $1,935
Housing and Community Development(Local) 13 $39,518 $36,478 3 $2,544
Totals for Government 248 $895,986 $43,354 108 $92,964
Colleges/Universities in Urbana:
  • CONCEPT COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 23; Location: 129 N RACE ST; Private, for-profit)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION (Location: 506 S Wright Street; Public; Website: www.uillinois.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • FAITH SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY (Location: 2111 WILLOW RD; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • FRASCA AIR SERVICES (Location: 1402 E AIRPORT RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Urbana:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 3 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,186)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; FT enrollment: 9,582)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 46 miles; MATTOON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,666)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,019)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; DECATUR, IL; FT enrollment: 2,274)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,390)
Public high schools in Urbana:
  • URBANA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,320; Location: 1002 S RACE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS HIGH SCH (Students: 302; Location: 1212 W SPRINGFIELD; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high school in Urbana:
  • KINGSWOOD (Students: 23; Location: BOX 321; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Urbana:
  • URBANA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,017; Location: 1201 S VINE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LEAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 312 W OREGON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • M L KING JR ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 334; Location: 1108 W FAIRVIEW AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 1602 S ANDERSON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PRAIRIE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 2102 E WASHINGTON ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • YANKEE RIDGE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 2102 S ANDERSON ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • THOMAS PAINE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 1801 JAMES CHERRY DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WASHINGTON EARLY CHILDHOOD CTR (Students: 261; Location: 1102 N BROADWAY AVE; Grades: PK - PK)
  • YOUTH DETENTION CENTER (Students: 21; Location: 400 S ART BARTELL RD; Grades: 07 - 11)
Private primary/middle schools in Urbana:
  • CALVARY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACA (Students: 65; Location: 2106 E WINDSOR ROAD; Grades: KG - 11)
  • CANAAN ACADEMY (Students: 65; Location: 404 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in Urbana:
  • URBANA FREE LIB. (Operating income: $2,113,555; Location: 201 SOUTH RACE STREET; 217,505 books; 13,681 audio materials; 9,859 video materials; 721 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Urbana: East Urbana Industrial Park (A), Frasca Field Industrial Park (B), Illinois Field (C), North Lincoln Industrial Park (D), Lincoln Avenue Hall (E), Champaign County Courthouse (F), Champaign County Home (G), Champaign-Urbana Civic Center (H), Allen Hall (I), Smith Hall (J), Noyes Laboratory (K), Madigan Laboratory (L), Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (M), Freer Hall (N), Daniels Hall (O), Burnsides Research Laboratory (P), Wood Engineering Laboratory (Q), Saunders Hall (R), Burrill Hall (S), Busey Hall (T).

Cemeteries: Harvey Cemetery (1), East Lawn Cemetery (2).

Parks in Urbana include: Florida and Lincoln Playing Field (1), Woodland Park (2), Dorner Drive Playing Fields (3), Patterson Parklet (4), Lea Park (5), Prairie Park (6), Carle Park (7), Campus Recreation Center East (8), Blair Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Urbana compared to Illinois state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Urbana:
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WDWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCP (1580 AM; 0 kW; URBANA, IL)
  • 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)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Urbana:
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • W266AF (101.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES OF UNIV. OF IL)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBX (93.5 FM; TUSCOLA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WGNN (102.5 FM; FISHER, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W201CK (88.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Urbana:
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • 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)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

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