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Urbana is a township in Champaign County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Urbana. For links to other places called Urbana, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Urbana is 40.098N. The longitude is -88.173W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,061.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Urbana demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Champaign County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61801 ZIP code.
28% of Urbana residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Urbana ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Urbana was $21,313, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Urbana residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Urbana, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $488. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $889.
Champaign County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Urbana political report.
The average commute time for Urbana workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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