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Urbana is a city in Champaign County.
It is the county seat. [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 40.110N. The longitude is -88.207W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 728 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 38,725.
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, Champaign-Urbana area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61801 ZIP code.
19% of Urbana residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $15,969, compared with $21,587 nationally.
54% of Urbana residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Urbana include Elm Street Court ... View historic districts
Median rent in Urbana, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $463. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $859.
Libraries in Urbana include Urbana Free Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Urbana include WCCU, WILL.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WILL-AM.
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 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Urbana between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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