Economic Development

A Growing Community


Rantoul is a diverse and expanding community with a lot of exceptional amenities. It is emerging as a progressive community that supports innovation with thriving manufacturing, food, agriculture, research and high-tech industries. Demographics, amenity, and community information can be found in our community brochure. Rantoul is also going through a renaissance designed to improve the experience for residents and visitors through the Rantoul Tomorrow Initiative.

Industries & Entrepreneurs


Rantoul has a land of opportunity available. With road, rail, and air at your doorstep, the Village of Rantoul can be your gateway to the world. Located in Champaign County, Illinois; Rantoul is home to companies that are the cream of the crop in their respective businesses. These companies include Vista Outdoor, Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors, ConAir, and Taylor Studios.

These companies and many others have found that the location, workforce, and resources available in Rantoul helped their business excel.

Educational Institutions


In addition to industry, Rantoul is also home to top educational institutions including the University of Illinois and Parkland College.

Development Resources