Champaign:
February Rent Report

Welcome to the February 2019 Champaign Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, ABODO data scientists and rental experts break down the February 2019 key findings and figures for the Champaign rental landscape.

Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Champaign and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of Champaign rent prices in the chart below.

Monthly Rent Report

Champaign Rent Prices Decreased From January to February

Champaign rent prices increased over the last month. From January to February, the city experienced a 0.43% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Champaign one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $698.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from January to February, Champaign experienced a 1.64% increase for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Champaign two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $930.

February Prices: Champaign vs. Surrounding Areas

Rent Prices in Champaign and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have increased in Champaign over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 1 of the Champaign suburb increased last month. On the other hand, 1 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.

More key findings include:

  • Rent increased in Urbana, IL .

  • Rent decreased in Savoy, IL.

  • 1 suburb is currently priced higher than the city of Champaign.

  • 1 suburb is currently priced lower than the city of Champaign.

February 2019 Pricing Trends: Champaign vs. National Comparisons

Champaign Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

Rent growth in Champaign over the past year has been on the rise. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Champaign rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.

The price for a Champaign one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.

You can view the full rundown of ABODO's February 2019 National Apartment Report and data set here.

For more information about Champaign and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.

Data set for Champaign and suburbs

1 BR February 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR February 2 BR M/M % Change
Champaign, IL $695 0.00% $915 3.62%
Urbana, IL $644 1.42% $862 3.48%
Savoy, IL $702 0.00% $846 -3.75%

Methodology

Each month, using over 1 million ABODO listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.