Champaign employment information

IndexChampaignIllinoisNational
Income per capita$27,777$31,502$29,829
Median household income$45,198$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,267$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,837$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$26,093$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$19,962$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level25.8%14.0%15.1%
The Champaign, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Champaign is $27,777, which is 12% lower than than the Illinois average and 7% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $45,198, which is 24% lower than than the Illinois average and 18% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Champaign is 4%, which is 25% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Champaign is 26% which is 71% higher than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$30,128$45,198$90,396
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Champaign is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Champaign is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Champaign is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Champaign is 71% higher than the national average.

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Champaign median earnings by income bracket

Champaign employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.6%0.3%
Manufacturing sector8.0%0.6%
Financial & insurance services3.3%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.4%11.5%
Public administration1.8%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%1.8%
Education, health & social services33.2%48.9%
Other28.8%24.9%

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Pesotum, IL514$69,50026%
Tolono, IL3,101$63,43815%
Champaign, IL84,672$45,19818%

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Trenton, NJ84,559$34,41238%
Alhambra, CA84,866$53,1384%
Bellingham, WA84,462$44,44120%
Ogden, UT84,900$42,48223%
Champaign, IL84,672$45,19818%
Source: The Champaign, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).