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Savoy is located at 40°3'48" North, 88°15'9" West (40.063441, -88.252388).
Savoy shares a border with the neighboring town of Champaign, Illinois, and is less than two miles from the site of the main campus of the University of Illinois. Savoy, Champaign, and the nearby city of Urbana form the Champaign-Urbana Metropolitan Area.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 4,476 people, 2,032 households, and 1,127 families residing in the village. The population density is 1,122.2/km² (2,899.9/mi²). There are 2,099 housing units at an average density of 526.3/km² (1,359.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 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. 2.12% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,032 households out of which 26.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% are married couples living together, 5.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.5% are non-families. 36.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.14 and the average family size is 2.86.
In the village the population is spread out with 21.1% 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.6 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $48,500, and the median income for a family is $61,927. Males have a median income of $50,172 versus $30,394 for females. The per capita income for the village is $25,949. 9.1% of the population and 5.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.8% of those under the age of 18 and 1.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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