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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Researching Local Issues: Urbana

Resources relevant to issues in Urbana-Champaign and the state of Illinois.

Historical Information about Urbana

Current Issues in Urbana


If you're looking for current information about Urbana, these are some places to start your research.

  • Community Profile
    Contains detailed statistical information about Urbana in comparison with other cities. Statistics include employment by occupation, recreation activities, infrastructure information, as well as business climate
  • The News Gazette
    Current news about Urbana, Champaign, and the greater C-U area. Topics include sports, business, and arts.
  • Urbana Quick Facts
    Provides census information about the city of Urbana. Demographics covered include race, age, and education level. Also provides census information about firms.

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