Champaign demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,71222291
Median age27.537.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%55%55%
Speak English80%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%13%13%
Champaign, IL has a population of 84,672 and is the 399th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,712 per sq mi which is 1570% higher than the Illinois average and 3997% higher than the national average. The median age in Champaign is 28 which is approximately 26% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Champaign, 39% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 63% of Champaign residents were born in Illinois, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Champaign is 1570% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Champaign is 26% lower than Illinois.
  • In Champaign 66.56% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Champaign 16.08% of the population is African American.
  • In Champaign 12.80% of the population is Asian.

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Champaign population breakdown by race

African American16.08%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.09%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.06%2.34%3.06%
Other race1.41%5.86%4.75%
In Champaign, 6.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Champaign age breakdown

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Source: The Champaign, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).