Who is poor in Champaign County?

  • 29,210 of 70,619 county households live in poverty
  • 15,776 of 22,861 people over age 60 live in poverty
  • 4,614 of 37,819 children under age 18 live in poverty

Household statistics include 17,722 households with unrelated individuals, which are mostly college students

Source: Champaign County Regional Planning Commission and the U.S. Census Bureau,. Published in the News-Gazette, 07/21/07, p. A-1.

Date Last Revisited: 1/11/2010