The township of Urbana, Illinois is located in the Champaign metropolitan area.
Urbana is quiet, as the streets are usually reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines, Interstate 74 or the airport (Frasca Field).
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 45% of the dwellings in Urbana, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The average year of construction for properties in this township is 1980. This township also has a good choice of housing size options - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this part of the Champaign metropolitan area is evenly split between renters and owners.
It can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from homes for sale in Urbana. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Concerning food, a portion of house buyers in Urbana may be able to access one of approximately 30 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. There are also a few choices for those who cherish restaurants in close proximity.
Getting around by car is very easy in Urbana. It is especially convenient to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in this township is not very frequent. Nonetheless, property owners are served by about 20 bus lines, and most residences are near a bus stop. It is difficult for people walking to get around in Urbana since very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.