Kankakee, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 26,216 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 
Males: 12,982  (49.5%)
Females: 13,234  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60901.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,858 (it was $30,469 in 2000)
Kankakee:

$36,858
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,214 (it was $15,479 in 2000)

Kankakee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,537 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Kankakee:

$92,537
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $101,076; detached houses: $101,216; townhouses or other attached units: $93,356; in 2-unit structures: $110,727; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,530; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,602; mobile homes: $9,390

Median gross rent in 2017: $731.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kankakee: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.1%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.5% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.7% for American Indian residents, 29.1% for other race residents, 33.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kankakee, IL (2017)
    • 10,15039.1%Black alone
    • 10,07738.9%White alone
    • 4,87418.8%Hispanic
    • 3641.4%Two or more races
    • 2881.1%Asian alone
    • 1270.5%American Indian alone
    • 160.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 140 registered sex offenders living in Kankakee, Illinois as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kankakee is 186 to 1.


Crime rates in Kankakee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(7.4)
4
(15.0)
3
(11.3)
1
(3.8)
2
(7.5)
4
(15.1)
4
(14.5)
6
(21.7)
4
(14.7)
6
(22.2)
5
(18.9)
6
(22.8)
4
(15.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
42
(155.6)
25
(93.8)
22
(83.1)
19
(71.4)
22
(82.4)
42
(158.6)
31
(112.2)
26
(94.2)
23
(84.3)
28
(103.6)
26
(98.1)
35
(133.3)
35
(134.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
82
(303.7)
106
(397.9)
106
(400.3)
96
(360.8)
98
(366.9)
99
(373.9)
108
(391.0)
71
(257.2)
70
(256.5)
93
(344.1)
74
(279.2)
68
(258.9)
47
(180.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
118
(437.1)
126
(472.9)
114
(430.5)
134
(503.6)
102
(381.9)
99
(373.9)
110
(398.3)
134
(485.3)
99
(362.8)
94
(347.8)
98
(369.7)
101
(384.5)
144
(553.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
331
(1,226)
391
(1,468)
381
(1,439)
371
(1,394)
271
(1,015)
339
(1,280)
391
(1,416)
348
(1,260)
285
(1,044)
292
(1,080)
251
(946.8)
198
(753.9)
143
(549.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
956
(3,541)
997
(3,742)
1,021
(3,856)
869
(3,266)
763
(2,857)
746
(2,817)
859
(3,110)
809
(2,930)
743
(2,723)
906
(3,352)
786
(2,965)
800
(3,046)
682
(2,620)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(285.2)
72
(270.2)
54
(203.9)
49
(184.2)
48
(179.7)
53
(200.1)
47
(170.2)
44
(159.4)
35
(128.3)
34
(125.8)
61
(230.1)
51
(194.2)
46
(176.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
14
(51.9)
21
(78.8)
17
(64.2)
12
(45.1)
9
(33.7)
12
(45.3)
16
(57.9)
25
(90.6)
10
(36.6)
15
(55.5)
12
(45.3)
10
(38.1)
11
(42.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)568.1593.1566.6516.6467.0562.3552.8511.2438.6519.9477.2497.0460.5

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City-data.com crime index in Kankakee, IL

Crime rate in Kankakee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 69 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: African (9.9%), American (4.9%), German (4.8%), Irish (3.7%), English (2.5%), Polish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/26/1892

Elevation: 663 feet

Land area: 12.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,136 people per square mile   (low).

Kankakee, Illinois map

2,562 residents are foreign born (8.7% Latin America).

This city:

9.9%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,075 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,271 (2.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.12 N, Longitude: 87.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,904 (+22.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,224 (33.9%)

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Kankakee, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kankakee, IL in 2017
Kankakee satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $141,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Kankakee, IL residents
Average permit cost in Kankakee, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.8%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Kankakee, IL
Historical housing units in Kankakee, IL
Most common industries in Kankakee, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Kankakee, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.6%)

Average climate in Kankakee, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kankakee, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.0. This is about average.

City:

66.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.48
U.S.:

8.46

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 Kankakee 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 the city 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 Kankakee 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 the city 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 a lot smaller than the US average (13).
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

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)
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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.

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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)
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 intellectually disabled
  • 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

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Kankakee:

Marital status in Kankakee, IL
  • Never married: 46.5%
  • Now married: 32.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Kankakee:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kankakee
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Kankakee (Kankakee, Illinois Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Kankakee, IL (based on Kankakee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Kankakee County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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.
Illinois:

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

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.0%
State:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 69$461,482$80,2580$0
Firefighters 51$319,676$75,2180$0
Solid Waste Management 28$148,616$63,6931$644
Sewerage 17$102,630$72,4450$0
Other Government Administration 15$78,224$62,5791$676
Local Libraries 12$33,502$33,50229$26,926
Other and Unallocable 9$32,178$42,9040$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$27,194$65,2660$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,820$43,2800$0
Streets and Highways 2$10,784$64,7040$0
Financial Administration 2$12,148$72,8881$1,848
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 17$10,224
Totals for Government 213$1,237,254$69,70449$40,318

Kankakee government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $5,442,000 ($207.58)
    Central Staff Services: $370,000 ($14.11)
    Regular Highways: $312,000 ($11.90)
    General - Other: $281,000 ($10.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $134,000 ($5.11)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.19)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,177,000 ($502.63)
    Police Protection: $10,655,000 ($406.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,182,000 ($273.95)
    Regular Highways: $6,206,000 ($236.73)
    Financial Administration: $5,183,000 ($197.70)
    Libraries: $1,739,000 ($66.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,592,000 ($60.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $447,000 ($17.05)
    Central Staff Services: $328,000 ($12.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($0.61)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,455,000 ($246.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $505,000 ($19.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $143,000 ($5.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,461,000 ($627.90)

Kankakee government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,736,000 ($523.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,553,000 ($97.38)
    Other: $1,162,000 ($44.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $163,000 ($6.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,569,000 ($59.85)
    Public Welfare: $510,000 ($19.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,596,000 ($60.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $380,000 ($14.49)
    Interest Earnings: $57,000 ($2.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,345,000 ($356.46)
    Highways: $1,010,000 ($38.53)
    Other: $33,000 ($1.26)
  • Tax - Property: $16,784,000 ($640.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,654,000 ($139.38)
    Other License: $1,497,000 ($57.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,298,000 ($49.51)

Kankakee government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $181,894,000 ($6938.28)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $161,366,000 ($6155.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,531,000 ($1202.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,003,000 ($419.71)

Kankakee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,335,000 ($508.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,448,000 ($1123.28)

4.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  0.83% ($42,817 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.77% ($51,440)
from Iroquois County, IL  0.40% ($44,524)


4.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  0.68% ($41,731 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.67% ($50,915)
to Iroquois County, IL  0.41% ($37,778)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Kankakee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 686ft / 209mTotal length
  • $20,244,000Total costs
  • 468,350Total average daily traffic
  • 76,983Total average daily truck traffic
  • 375,418Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kankakee, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 171950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 32010-2018
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: 172 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kankakee, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 58 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kankakee)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Kankakee)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 42 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 in Kankakee, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kankakee, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 290. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 408 took place in 2010, and the least - 223 in 2017. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kankakee, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.4%), and Outside Fires (33.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kankakee, IL
    • 2,44149.4%Structure Fires
    • 1,64933.4%Outside Fires
    • 70914.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1382.8%Other
See full 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
  • Model Motel, 1245 S Washington Ave, Kankakee, Illinois 60901 , Phone: (815) 932-5013
  • 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 4 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kankakee, IL
  • 93.7%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kankakee, IL
  • 66.4%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Electricity
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Kankakee compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age 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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  • Mitchel Lebrasseur (1)
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  • Matthew D. Pepin (1)
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Total of 31 patent applications in 2008-2020.