CU by the numbers
Here are the facts and figures about Champaign-Urbana that our patrons seek most often. If you don‘t find what you‘re looking for here, ask a librarian.
- Champaign County Statistical Abstract 2012 housing, demographics, retail sales, and more. Champaign County Regional Planning Commission
- City of Champaign crime reports
- Parkland College Crime Statistics.
- UIUC crime statistics
- Urbana crime maps and reports
College & university statistics
- State of the County, 2012 — statistical information on housing, demographics, and more, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission
- 2013 Community Profile, Champaign County Economic Development Corporation
Wages and employment
- MSA and County Wages Reports, Illinois Department of Employment Security
A Top 100 Town
Here’s how CU fared in recent national rankings.
#4 top-ranked, mid-size college towns, ePodunk
#8 greenest commuters, AARP Magazine, 2008
#10 best green cities, Country Home, 2007
#21 most-educated city, Money Magazine
#33 Sperlings Best Places to Live, 2005
#91 best cities for college graduates, Economic Research Institute, 2006
#93 most logistics friendly cities, Logistics Today
#93 top small cities for entrepreneurs, entrepreneur.com, 2006
#101 Cities Ranked and Rated, 2007