Savoy, Illinois

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Savoy, Illinois

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High Points

Savoy strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Savoy Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Savoy College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Savoy Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Savoy Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 8% Savoy Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Savoy Racial Diversity
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Savoy Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Savoy, Illinois

Comparing Savoy to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 5 5
Age of the Population 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 9 10
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3

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Savoy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles S of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Champaign
Metro Area Champaign - Urbana
Standard Zip Codes 61874
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.054
Longitude -88.251

Savoy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station URBANA
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41 inches
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station PAXTON 2 WSW
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
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Savoy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,476 100%
Male 2,051 45.8%
Female 2,425 54.2%
Under 18 944 21.1%
18+ 3,532 78.9%
65+ 664 14.8%
Median Age 33.6
Average Family Size 2.86
White 3,644 81.4%
African-American 202 4.5%
Asian 485 10.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.2%
Other 35 0.8%
Mixed Race 101 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 95 2.1%

Estimated Savoy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,839
Growth 363
Growth % 8.1%

Savoy Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 21.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.4%
English 13.3%
US/American 12.8%
Irish 8.4%
Italian 3.5%
Polish 3.1%
Swedish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
African 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Australian 1.1%
Dutch 1%
Egyptian 0.8%
Brazilian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
European 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Other Arab 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Jordanian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Savoy 4,476 $61,927
Bondville 455 $38,462
Champaign 67,518 $52,628
Philo 1,314 $60,365
Sadorus 426 $42,083
Tolono 2,700 $51,763
Urbana 36,395 $42,655
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