Champaign County is located in east-central Illinois. The County Seat is Urbana and the largest city is Champaign. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.champaign.il.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 207,133 and the 2010 census population was 201,081. The land area is 996.27 square miles and there are 201.8 persons per square mile.
74.5% of the population is White, 12.8% is Black or African American, 5.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 9.6% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.7% is two or more races. 93.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 42.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $149,500, there are 79,137 households, an average of 2.35 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,713, the median household income is $45,808, and 22.3% of the persons in Champaign County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 13,525. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,347,059, and sales per capita were $12,163. The percentage of black-owned firms is 8.8%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.3%.
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