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Location of Savoy in Champaign County, Illinois.
Location of Savoy in Champaign County, Illinois.
Savoy is located in Champaign County, Illinois
Location in Champaign County, Illinois
Savoy is located in Illinois
Location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
 • Total 3.30 sq mi (8.56 km2)
 • Land 3.23 sq mi (8.37 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Total 8,857
 • Density 2,739.56/sq mi (1,057.69/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
Area code(s) 217
FIPS code 17-67860

Savoy is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. The population was 8,857 at the 2020 census.


Savoy is located at 40°3′48″N 88°15′9″W / 40.06333°N 88.25250°W / 40.06333; -88.25250 (40.063441, -88.252388).

According to the 2010 census, Savoy has a total area of 3.22 square miles (8.34 km2), of which 3.2 square miles (8.29 km2) (or 99.38%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) (or 0.62%) is water.

Savoy shares a border with the neighboring city of Champaign and is less than two miles from the site of the main campus of the University of Illinois. Savoy is a part of the Champaign-Urbana Metropolitan Area.


The northern part of Savoy and a corridor along Dunlap Avenue are serviced by the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District.

U.S. Route 45 (Dunlap Avenue) runs north through Savoy into Champaign, Illinois becoming Neil Street. Savoy is about 2–3 miles east of, but in relative proximity to Interstate 57 with access via Curtis Road at Exit 232 and Monticello Road at Exit 229.

The University of Illinois Willard Airport (KCMI) that serves East Central Illinois, with commercial airline service to Chicago O'Hare Airport and other destinations, is located immediately south of Savoy.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 339
1970 592 74.6%
1980 2,126 259.1%
1990 2,674 25.8%
2000 4,476 67.4%
2010 7,280 62.6%
2020 8,857 21.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census, there were 4,476 people, 2,032 households and 1,127 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,899.9 per square mile (1,122.2/km2). There were 2,099 housing units at an average density of 1,359.9 per square mile (526.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 81.41% White, 4.51% African American, 0.16% Native American, 10.84% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.78% from other races, and 2.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.12% of the population.

There were 2,032 households, of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.5% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.86.

21.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.6 males.

The median household income was $48,500 and the median family income was $61,927. Males had a median income of $50,172 compared with $30,394 for females. The per capita income for the village was $25,949. About 5.7% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 1.2% of those age 65 or over.

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