Rantoul Information

Rantoul Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Rantoul, IL

General Rantoul Information

State: Illinois

County: Champaign County

Close cities: Rankin, IL, Penfield, IL, Thomasboro, IL, Gifford, IL, Royal, IL, Ludlow, IL, Paxton, IL, Fisher, IL, Dewey, IL

Rantoul Population (census data)
Total 12,402 (-2.7% since 2000)
Male 5,908 (47.6%)
Female 6,494 (52.4%)

Population Density: 1,714 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.5 (US Avg is 100)

Rantoul Elevation: 748 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1890

Land Area: 7.24 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,401

Zip Codes: 61866.

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Rantoul Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (75.5%)
  • Black (16.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (22.2%)
  • Irish (11.4%)
  • United States (9.5%)
  • English (7.4%)
  • French (2.7%)
  • Italian (2.6%)
Foriegn Born: 435 people (3.5%)
  • Asia (64.3%)
  • Europe (35.7%)

Local Rantoul Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: University of Illinois, Illinois State University

Rantoul School Information

High Schools
J W Eater Junior High School (400 E Wabash Avenue, Rantoul, IL, 61866 - Rantoul City School District 137 District)
Rantoul Township High School (200 South Sheldon Street, Rantoul, IL, 61866 - Rantoul Township High School District 193 District)
Elementary Schools
Broadmeadow Elementary School (500 Sunview Drive, Rantoul, IL, 61866 - Rantoul City School District 137 District)
Eastlawn Elementary School (650 N Maplewood Drive, Rantoul, IL, 61866 - Rantoul City School District 137 District)
Northview Elementary School (400 N Sheldon Street, Rantoul, IL, 61866 - Rantoul City School District 137 District)
Pleasant Acres Elementary School (1649 Harper Drive, Rantoul, IL, 61866 - Rantoul City School District 137 District)

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