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Who Lives Here

Rantoul Demographics

Education

High School

50%

Associate's

34%

Bachelor's

10%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

41%

3 people

22%

4 people

18%

5 people

12%

6+ people

7%

Household Income

0-50k

60%

50-100k

28%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

3%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

18%

10-20

16%

20-45

31%

45-65

21%

65+

13%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Rantoul?

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Apr '24-$767$650$722
Mar '24-$767$650$713
Feb '24-$767$675$692
Jan '24-$767$675$691
Dec '23-$767$646$702
Nov '23-$767$670$730
Oct '23-$767$633$728
Sep '23-$767$639$721
Aug '23-$767$650$749
Jul '23-$767$640$702
Jun '23-$766$640$720
May '23-$758$665$720
Apr '23-$758$665$720

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Rantoul

Rantoul Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

34%

15-30 Mins

44%

30-40 Mins

16%

40-60 Mins

2%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3333

Walk Score®

Percentage: 4343

Bike Score®

Rantoul Education

Schools

Top Schools in Rantoul

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Living in Rantoul, IL

Rantoul, Illinois is a small city with approximately 13,000 residents. The city's residents, at an average age of just over 35, skew decidedly younger than most cities in Illinois. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between owning (52%) and renting (48%) their home, driven in part by a relatively affordable average rent that is $277/month lower than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Rantoul will save around $3,300 compared to the state average.

Rantoul has a relatively large percentage of residents older than 25 who possess a high school degree or GED (23%) compared to the national average. Further, 11% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Rantoul residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 24% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in transportation, as 10% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Rantoul workers take home an average annual income of just under $53,000, less than the Illinois average. Rantoul's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

With an average commute time of about 23 minutes, faster than most cities in Illinois, Rantoul residents are well aware that getting to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (40%) drive to work, while public transit is not extensively used. Not many residents walk to work.