Champaign County Information

Champaign in Illinois occupies 998 square miles and has a 2006 population of 185,682, a change from a 2000 population of 179,669 and 173,025 in 1990. 26.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 16.3% percent is 25-35, and 11.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were acts of violent crime reported in Champaign in 2004, a change from reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 3,855 people: 3.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.6%.

Read more about Champaign, Illinois in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyChampaign 
StateIllinois 
Land Area998 sq. milesRanked 772 of 3,140
Population 2006185,682Ranked 319 of 3,140
Population 2005184,704 
Population 2000179,669Ranked 307 of 3,140
Population 1990173,025Ranked 279 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion78.7% 
African American11.2% 
Asian American7.9% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56% 
Population 5 to 1410.8% 
Population 15 to 2426.5% 
Population 25 to 3416.3% 
Population 35 to 4411.5% 
Population 45 to 5411.5% 
Population 55 to 647.3% 
Population 65 to 744.9% 
Population 75 and up5.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes  
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults  
Total Property Crimes  
Burglaries  
Larceny Thefts  
Motor Vehicle Thefts  
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population104,45199,093
Unemployed Population3,8553,540
Unemployment Rate3.7%3.6%

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