Urbana, Illinois






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A Taste of Urbana, Illinois

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT URBANA?

  1. Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois, United States. The population was 41,250 at the 2010 census. Urbana is the tenth-most populous city in Illinois outside of the Chicago metropolitan area.

  2. Urbana borders the city of Champaign. The main campus of the University of Illinois is situated on this border. Together, these two cities are often referred to as Urbana-Champaign (the designation used by the University) or Champaign-Urbana (the more common usage, due to the larger size of Champaign). With the nearby village of Savoy they form the Champaign-Urbana Metropolitan Area.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $27,819, and the median income for a family was $42,655.

  4. The Market at the Square (otherwise known as the Farmers' Market) has been a community event in Urbana since 1979. Every Saturday morning from some time in May to some time in November, dozens of vendors set up shop in the Lincoln Square parking lot in downtown Urbana. They primarily sell local produce (including corn, tomatoes, lettuce and watermelons), but one can also find local crafts, music, kettle corn and booths for various community and political organizations.

  5. The Urbana Sweetcorn Festival is an annual festival in Urbana, Illinois. The first Urbana Sweetcorn Festival was held in August 1975 in the Busey Bank parking lot in downtown Urbana. It was a community event put on by employees of Busey Bank. Since then the Sweetcorn Festival has continued to grow. The Urbana Business Association is now responsible for the planning of the festival, over the years adding a local car show, an expanded family area, live music on multiple stages, food, vendors, beer, in the heart of downtown Urbana. In addition to corn and beverages, the festival has offered a range of activities and events, including a display of antique and other collectors' cars and volksmarches, arts events, a dog show, and a book sale organized by the Friends of the Urbana Free Library.

Radio Stations
WGNJ 89.3 FM Saint Joseph, IL Religious
WEFT 90.1 FM Champaign, IL Variety
WSJK 93.5 FM Tuscola, IL Sports
WQQB 96.1 FM Rantoul, IL Top-40
W250BL (WLRW HD2) 97.9 FM Champaign, IL Oldies
WIBQ 98.5 FM Paris, IL News/Talk
WSOY 102.9 FM Decatur, IL Top-40
WRFU (LPFM) 104.5 FM Urbana, IL Variety
WCZQ 105.5 FM Monticello, IL Hip Hop
WKIO 107.9 FM Arcola, IL Classic Hits

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Demographics of Urbana, Illinois

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

67.01%

14.34%

0.18%

14.24%

3.54%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Urbana, Illinois


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1809 Philo Rd, Urbana, IL 61802 (217) 384-3000

  2. Fanta Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1702 E Colorado Ave # 204, Urbana, IL 61802 (217) 384-3000

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Black Dog Smoke & Ale House -  Category: Barbecue, Burgers, Southern/Soul -   201 N. Broadway Ave Urbana, IL 61801 (217) 344-9334   - (visit website)

  2. Cracker Barrel -  Category: Breakfast/Brunch, Diner, Southern/Soul -   2101 N Kenyon Rd Urbana, IL 61802 (217) 344-9087   - (visit website)

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