Urbana has the 2361st largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 2.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Urbana is part of the Springfield metro area. Unemployment in the Springfield area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Springfield has the 340th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Urbana is below average at $38,610, and the median cost of a home in Urbana is $98,600, which is below the national average. 15% of workers in Urbana hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 85% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Urbana. 85% of Urbana workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Urbana spend an average of 21 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.