Urbana demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,55222891
Median age24.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)30%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English75%77%79%
Speak Spanish4%13%13%
Urbana, IL has a population of 41,941 and is the 976th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,552 per sq mi which is 1458% higher than the Illinois average and 3821% higher than the national average. The median age in Urbana is 24 which is approximately 36% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Urbana, 30% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 75% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 56% of Urbana residents were born in Illinois, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 19% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Urbana is 1458% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Urbana is 36% lower than Illinois.
  • In Urbana 59.55% of the population is White.
  • In Urbana 17.15% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Urbana 18.76% of the population is Asian.

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      Urbana population breakdown by race

      Black or African American17.15%14.30%12.63%
      American Indian0.31%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.14%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race3.58%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.50%5.86%4.75%
      In Urbana, 4.8% 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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      Source: The Urbana, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).