Kankakee, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 26,860 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 13,831  (51.5%)
Females: 13,029  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60901.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,931 (it was $30,469 in 2000)
Kankakee:

$31,931
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,159 (it was $15,479 in 2000)

Kankakee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,672 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Kankakee:

$91,672
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $119,050; Detached houses: $122,613; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,244; In 2-unit structures: $263,363; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,954; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $71,990; Mobile homes: $15,295

Median gross rent in 2013: $682.

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  • Races in Kankakee, IL (2013)

    Kankakee races chart
    • 11,01240.2%White alone
    • 10,37237.9%Black alone
    • 5,39719.7%Hispanic
    • 6122.2%Two or more races
    • 390.1%Asian alone
    • 240.09%Other race alone
    • 70.03%American Indian alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Kankakee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kankakee: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.2%), Irish (7.0%), French (5.3%), English (3.5%), United States (3.2%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/26/1892

Elevation: 663 feet

Land area: 12.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,188 people per square mile   (low).

Kankakee,IL real estate house value index trend

Kankakee, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Kankakee:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kankakee city:

  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 34.5%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

2,658 residents are foreign born (9.2% Latin America).

This city:

9.8%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 123 registered sex offenders living in Kankakee, Illinois as of August 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Kankakee to the number of sex offenders is 222 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,743 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,361 (2.9%)

Kankakee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (31.5 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (51.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bradley, IL (1.4 miles ), Bourbonnais, IL (1.8 miles ), Aroma Park, IL (2.0 miles ), Limestone, IL (2.1 miles ), Sammons Point, IL (2.4 miles ), Sun River Terrace, IL (2.6 miles ), Irwin, IL (2.8 miles) , Chebanse, IL (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $35,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $193,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $259,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.12 N, Longitude: 87.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,374 (+23.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,250 (34.5%)

Area code: 815

Kankakee household income distribution Kankakee home values distribution

Crime rates in Kankakee by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 2222431244646
per 100,000 7.37.47.47.415.011.33.87.515.114.521.714.722.2
Rapes 40404242252219224231262328
per 100,000 145.5147.2155.6155.693.883.171.482.4158.6112.294.284.3103.6
Robberies 83839082106106969899108717093
per 100,000 301.9305.5333.4303.7397.9400.3360.8366.9373.9391.0257.2256.5344.1
Assaults 120120102118126114134102991101349994
per 100,000 436.5441.7377.8437.1472.9430.5503.6381.9373.9398.3485.3362.8347.8
Burglaries 355355289331391381371271339391348285292
per 100,000 1,291.31,306.71,070.61,226.11,467.61,438.81,394.31,014.61,280.21,415.61,260.51,044.51,080.4
Thefts 1,0401,0409729569971,021869763746859809743906
per 100,000 3,783.13,828.03,600.73,541.33,742.23,855.73,265.92,856.62,817.13,110.12,930.22,723.03,352.3
Auto thefts 76766877725449485347443534
per 100,000 276.5279.7251.9285.2270.2203.9184.2179.7200.1170.2159.4128.3125.8
Arson 2626141421171291216251015
per 100,000 94.695.751.951.978.864.245.133.745.357.990.636.655.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 574.0580.8555.3569.5594.5567.9517.8468.1563.6554.1512.4439.6521.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kankakee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 77 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -559 (-2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Work and jobs in Kankakee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kankakee, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kankakee-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Kankakee city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kankakee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 158.8 miles away from Kankakee center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 216.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 182.7 miles away from Kankakee center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 175.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kankakee County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kankakee topographic map

Birthplace of: Thomas V. Draude - CEO of Marine Corps University Foundation, Adam Kinzinger - Politician, Bruce Vaughan - Professional golfer, Charlotte Thompson Reid - Politician, Dennis Tobenski - Composer, Fred MacMurray - (1908-1991), actor, Harold Gray - Cartoonist, Jack Sikma - Basketball player-coach, John Moisant - Aviator, Mike Russow - Martial artist.

Main business address for: CENTRUE FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals in Kankakee:

  • DEARBORN COURT (520 SOUTH DEARBORN STREET)
  • EAGLE COURT (1890 EAST EAGLE STREET)
  • HUNT TERRACE (1180 SOUTH FOURTH STREET)
  • KANKAKEE COURT (260 SOUTH CHICAGO AVENUE)
  • PRESENCE ST MARYS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 500 W COURT ST)
  • RIVER COURT (760 EAST RIVER STREET)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 350 N WALL ST)
  • STATION COURT (275 WEST STATION STREET)

Nursing Homes in Kankakee:

  • KANKAKEE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (1050 JEFFREY STREET)
  • MANORCARE OF KANKAKEE (900 WEST RIVER PLACE)
  • MILLER HEALTH CARE CENTER (1601 BUTTERFIELD TRAIL)
  • PROVENA HERITAGE VILLAGE (901 NORTH ENTRANCE AVENUE)
  • SHAPIRO DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (100 E JEFFERY ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Kankakee:

  • PROVENA ST MARYS HOSPITAL-DIALYSIS CTR (455 W COURT STREET SUITE 100)

Home Health Centers in Kankakee:

  • R.M.C. HOME HEALTH CARE (1905 W COURT STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Kankakee:

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Amtrak station:

KANKAKEE (199 S. EAST AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, public transit connection.

College/University in Kankakee:

  • Kankakee Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,969; Location: 100 College Drive; Public; Website: www.kcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kankakee:

  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 3 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,731)
  • Governors State University (about 25 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Prairie State College (about 31 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • University of St Francis (about 32 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 32 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • Lewis University (about 36 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • South Suburban College (about 37 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)

Public high schools in Kankakee:

Private high schools in Kankakee:

  • BISHOP MCNAMARA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 368, Location: 550 W BROOKMONT BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • KANKAKEE TRINITY ACADEMY (Students: 189, Location: 1580 BUTTERFIELD TRL, Grades: PK-12)
  • GRACE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 173, Location: 2499 WALDRON RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Kankakee:

Private elementary/middle school in Kankakee:

  • AQUINAS CATHOLIC ACADEMY-HICKORY (Students: 187, Location: 366 E HICKORY ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Kankakee

Libraries in Kankakee:

  • KANKAKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,452,164; Location: 201 EAST MERCHANT STREET; 103,123 books; 1,776 audio materials; 1,682 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 245 print serial subscriptions)
  • LIMESTONE TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $209,482; Location: 2701 WEST TOWER ROAD; 17,108 books; 441 audio materials; 1,172 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches in Kankakee: Saint Stanislaus has been closed for over 15 years, Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Parish was not listed along with Saint Martin's Roman Catholic Parish not listed.

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Notable locations in Kankakee: Kankakee Country Club (A), Kankakee Fire Department Training and Reserve Apparatus Station 2 (B), Kankakee Public Library (C), Kankakee County Courthouse (D), Shapiro Developmental Center (E), Kankakee Fire Department Station 4 (F), Kankakee Fire Department Station 3 (G), Kankakee Fire Department Station 6 (H), Kankakee Fire Department Station 5 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Marycrest Shopping Center (1), West Marycrest Shopping Center (2), Meadowview Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Kankakee: CENTRUE FINANCIAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kankakee include: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church (A), Central Christian Church (B), Church of God (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), First Church of God (E), First Church of the Nazarene (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G), Morning Star Baptist Church (H), Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Mission (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mound Grove Cemetery (1), Mount Calvary Cemetery (2), Old State Hospital Cemetery (3), State Hospital Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Soldier Creek (A), Brainard Creek (B), Gar Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kankakee include: Pioneer Park (1), Pierson Park (2), Beckman Park (3), Bird Park (4), Snow Park (5), Cobb Park (6), Old Fair Park (7), River Road Park (8), Riverview Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Board Machine Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2006 East Maple Street), Ace Entertainment (Arcades & Amusements; 1973 East Pine Street).

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn (455 Riverstone Parkway).

Court: Ymca - For Court Reservations (1075 North Kennedy Drive).

Kankakee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.7%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.1% for Black residents, 42.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.6% for American Indian residents, 47.0% for other race residents, 18.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Kankakee in 2010:

  • 587 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 564 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 305 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 210 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 67 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 48 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 29 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Kankakee in 2000:

  • 676 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 302 people in nursing homes
  • 140 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 139 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 112 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 22 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in religious group quarters

Kankakee, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Kankakee (2011 data):

  • First Trust Bank of Illinois: First Trust Bank Of Illinois at 275 East Court Street, branch established on 1998/07/30; West Court Street Branch at 1500 West Court Street, branch established on 2000/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.1 mil, Deposits: $175.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Trust Financial Corp.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Kankakee Dearborn Branch at 1 Dearborn Square, branch established on 1871/02/07; Dearborn Drive In Branch at 295 East Merchant, branch established on 2007/07/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Peoples Bank of Kankakee County: Kankakee Branch at 333 East Court Street, branch established on 2005/01/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $187.9 mil, Deposits: $159.8 mil, headquarters in Bourbonnais, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Romy Hammes, Inc.
  • State Bank of Herscher: Kankakee Branch at 5053 West Route 17, branch established on 2003/07/28. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $193.8 mil, Deposits: $177.0 mil, headquarters in Herscher, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Hershare Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Kankakee Walmart Branch at 505 Riverstone Parkway, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • First American Bank: Kankakee Branch at 101 Meadowview Center, branch established on 1962/08/10. Info updated 2010/01/19: Bank assets: $2,710.6 mil, Deposits: $2,213.4 mil, headquarters in Elk Grove Village, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 50 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bank Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Kanakee Bm Branch at 1200 N. Kennedy Dr., branch established on 2007/12/17. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Crescent Bank & Trust: , New Orleans, Louisiana Loan Production Office at 1 Dearborn Square, Suite 655, branch established on 2010/10/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $624.5 mil, Deposits: $542.4 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Cb&T Holding Corporation
  • MainSource Bank: Mainsource Bank Of Illinois Branch at 2000 West Court Street, branch established on 1962/11/13. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Illinois average:

12.4

Kankakee travel time to work - commute Kankakee mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Kankakee (Kankakee, Illinois Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Kankakee city (based on Kankakee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,84018
Evangelical Protestant16,36467
Mainline Protestant8,00337
Black Protestant3,4809
Other4003
Orthodox601
None57,302-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Kankakee County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Kankakee County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Kankakee County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kankakee County:

28.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kankakee:

46.5%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kankakee:

21.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kankakee:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Kankakee:

52.8%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Kankakee:

79.5%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kankakee, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$45,124$60,1651$1,784
Other Government Administration 6$22,166$44,33216$10,222
Judicial and Legal 2$12,000$72,0000$0
Police Protection - Officers 68$327,140$57,7311$544
Police - Other 7$14,694$25,1900$0
Firefighters 45$171,842$45,8250$0
Fire - Other 8$51,324$76,9860$0
Streets and Highways 23$81,410$42,4750$0
Welfare 12$33,160$33,1600$0
Solid Waste Management 14$49,428$42,3670$0
Sewerage 8$27,484$41,2260$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,020$48,2400$0
Electric Power 3$11,958$47,8320$0
Local Libraries 12$31,206$31,20633$12,102
Totals for Government 218$882,956$48,60351$24,652

Kankakee government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,553,000 ($132.28)
    Central Staff Services: $3,426,000 ($127.55)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $6,837,000 ($254.54)
    Police Protection: $5,747,000 ($213.96)
    Fire Protection: $3,697,000 ($137.64)
    Regular Highways: $2,447,000 ($91.10)
    General - Other: $2,200,000 ($81.91)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,076,000 ($40.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $690,000 ($25.69)
    Central Staff Services: $567,000 ($21.11)
    General Public Buildings: $567,000 ($21.11)
    Libraries: $567,000 ($21.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $480,000 ($17.87)
    Financial Administration: $453,000 ($16.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000 ($6.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $49,000 ($1.82)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,912,000 ($108.41)
    Benefit Payments: $2,712,000 ($100.97)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,384,000 ($51.53)
    Withdrawals: $66,000 ($2.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,542,000 ($94.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $91,000 ($3.39)
    Fire Protection: $37,000 ($1.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,125,000 ($451.41)

Kankakee government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,143,000 ($303.16)
    All Other: $1,121,000 ($41.73)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($0.60)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $824,000 ($30.68)
    Local Employee Contribution: $503,000 ($18.73)
    From Local Government: $238,000 ($8.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $3,016,000 ($112.29)
    All Other: $493,000 ($18.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $60,000 ($2.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,284,000 ($47.80)
    Interest Earnings: $553,000 ($20.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,309,000 ($272.11)
    Highways: $1,539,000 ($57.30)
    All Other: $59,000 ($2.20)
  • Tax - Property: $5,706,000 ($212.43)
    Public Utilities: $3,003,000 ($111.80)
    NEC: $1,356,000 ($50.48)

Kankakee government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $5,210,000 ($193.97)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $43,496,000 ($1619.36)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,500,000 ($93.08)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $8,765,000 ($326.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $36,385,000 ($1354.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,804,000 ($290.54)
    Industrial Revenue: $7,395,000 ($275.32)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $315,000 ($11.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,072,000 ($300.52)

Kankakee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $130,000 ($4.84)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $8,362,000 ($311.32)
    Total Other Securities: $5,831,000 ($217.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,160,000 ($266.57)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,543,000 ($280.83)

4.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.05%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.89% ($36,849 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.71% ($38,997)
from Iroquois County, IL  0.33% ($31,791)


4.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.81% ($31,971 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.53% ($39,411)
to Iroquois County, IL  0.41% ($31,977)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kankakee:

  • WKAN (1320 AM; 1 kW; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kankakee:

  • WKIF (92.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCC (91.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: KANKAKEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAWF (88.3 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVLI (95.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W205AZ (88.9 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kankakee:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kankakee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 277m909ftTotal length
  • $24,269,000Total costs
  • 473,675Total average daily traffic
  • 66,603Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 171950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Kankakee, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kankakee)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 155 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kankakee, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kankakee)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kankakee)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$95,59687$74,037282$91,42140$35,66893$56,6720$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$111,2835$92,13436$84,8326$33,7825$42,4740$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$121,47832$63,511129$88,91237$34,57923$52,6901$41,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$101,9404$213,24368$101,1354$25,8986$86,2370$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$103,8002$85,1656$119,3451$15,0001$60,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Kankakee, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$98,64411$108,3720$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$99,2457$100,6371$84,980
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$133,3250$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$55,0002$129,6250$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$128,3200$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kankakee and their reported violations in the past:

AQUA ILLINOIS-UNIVERSITY PARK (Address: 1000 S SCHUYLER AVE , Population served: 6,800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
AQUA ILLINOIS-SUN RIVER TERRACE (Address: 1000 S SCHUYLER AVE , Population served: 380, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2006)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
AQUA ILLINOIS-OAKVIEW (Address: 1000 S SCHUYLER AVE , Population served: 367, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-02-2004), St Intentional no-action (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-02-2004), St Intentional no-action (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-02-2004), St Intentional no-action (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007)
  • 9 other older health violations
FRANS ON 17 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2009), St Boil Water Order (APR-10-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (APR-10-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ON DECK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kankakee that have no violations reported:

  • AQUA ILLINOIS-KANKAKEE (Address: 1000 S SCHUYLER AVE , Population served: 78,738, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • AQUA ILLINOIS-WILLOWBROOK (Address: 1000 S SCHUYLER AVE , Population served: 3,422, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA ILLINOIS-VILLAGE WOODS (Address: 1000 S SCHUYLER AVE , Population served: 945, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA ILLINOIS-SKYLINE (Address: 1000 S SCHUYLER AVE , Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA ILLINOIS-HIGHLAND ESTATES (Address: 1000 S SCHUYLER AVE , Population served: 162, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIMESTONE TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POPPYS CLUB IRWIN (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE OFFICE (76273) (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIMESTONE PARK DISTRICT (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 282
  • Hazardous Condition: 230
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Kankakee

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kankakee, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kankakee, Illinois:

  • Avis Motel, 1225 E Court St, Kankakee, Illinois 60901 , Phone: (815) 933-1717
  • Knights Inn Motel, 1786 S Rt 45 At 52, Kankakee, Illinois 60901 , Phone: (815) 939-4551
  • Hilton Garden Inn-Kankakee, 455 Riverstone Pkwy, Kankakee, Illinois 60901 , Phone: (815) 932-4444, Fax: (815) 932-9540
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kankakee, Illinois
Most common first names in Kankakee, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John62074.0 years
William58274.3 years
Mary53678.7 years
James47670.6 years
Robert45269.1 years
Charles35672.7 years
Joseph31073.8 years
George30873.4 years
Edward27875.4 years
Dorothy23876.7 years
Most common last names in Kankakee, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith28473.1 years
Johnson21873.3 years
Williams17267.0 years
Jones16470.2 years
Anderson13675.4 years
Miller13275.6 years
Brown11672.6 years
Jackson10867.7 years
Davis10668.4 years
Martin9670.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (17%)
Businesses in Kankakee, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Penske1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Subway3
Circle K2T-Mobile2
ColorTyme1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen2U-Haul3
Domino's Pizza2U.S. Cellular1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS6
FedEx5Walgreens3
H&R Block1Walmart1
Jewel-Osco1Wendy's1
Jimmy John's1YMCA1
Jones New York1

Kankakee compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Kankakee on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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