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Kankakee County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2014: 111,375 (76% urban, 24% rural); it was 103,833 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 19,318
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,280
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 26,502
Renter-occupied apartments: 12,913 (it was 11,680 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

Land area: 677 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 165 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kankakee County: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.9%), Educational, health and social services (20.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Kankakee County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (73.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (15.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 54,712  (49.1%)
Females: 56,663  (50.9%)

Kankakee County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Kankakee County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,761 ($41,532 in 1999)

This county:

$49761
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $668 (lower quartile is $506, upper quartile is $815)
This county:

$668
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $135,100 (it was $95,800 in 2000)
Kankakee:

$135,100
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,200 - $197,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $162,775
Here:

$162,775
State:

$228,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $158,187
Here:

$158,187
State:

$200,693

In 2-unit structures: $160,423
Here:

$160,423
State:

$206,569

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,097
Here:

$146,097
State:

$240,302

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,860
Here:

$137,860
State:

$222,493

Mobile homes: $30,383
Here:

$30,383
State:

$36,193
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,316
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $477

Institutionalized population: 2,068
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 313 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2001: 405 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2002: 379 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2003: 583 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2004: 543 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2007: 382 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2008: 168 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2009: 94 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2010: 59 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $208,200
  • 2012: 66 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2013: 112 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2014: 115 buildings, average cost: $184,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,410 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,340 (2.2%)

Kankakee County household income distribution in 2009 Kankakee County home values distribution Kankakee County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.1%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.1% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.7% for American Indian residents, 41.6% for other race residents, 26.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.1%
Kankakee County:

17.1%
Illinois:

14.7%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.1% for Black residents, 32.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.2% for American Indian residents, 43.3% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 26 years old, Asian residents: 43 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 17 years old)

Area name: Kankakee-Bradley, IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kankakee County is $513 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $677 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $878 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kankakee, Bourbonnais, Bradley, Manteno, Momence, Limestone, Herscher, Grant Park, St. Anne, Chebanse.

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

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Neighboring counties: Cheyenne County, Nebraska , Iroquois County , Medina County, Ohio , Nance County, Nebraska , Seward County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,437
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,611 (42% naturalized citizens)

Kankakee County:

3.5%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 974
  • 1990 to 1994: 737
  • 1985 to 1989: 529
  • 1980 to 1984: 240
  • 1975 to 1979: 128
  • 1970 to 1974: 270
  • 1970 to 1974: 198
  • 1965 to 1969: 535

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.2%

Kankakee County marital status for males Kankakee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 28,268
  • One, attached: 1,073
  • Two: 2,057
  • 3 or 4: 2,127
  • 5 to 9: 1,959
  • 10 to 19: 996
  • 20 or more: 902
  • Mobile homes: 3,225
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Kankakee County with a mortgage: 15,089 (1,496 second mortgage, 2,369 home equity loan, 54 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,926

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kankakee County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,84018
Evangelical Protestant16,36467
Mainline Protestant8,00337
Black Protestant3,4809
Other4003
Orthodox601
None57,302-
Kankakee County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Kankakee County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This 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
This county:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kankakee County:

9.0%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Kankakee County:

28.7%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Kankakee County:

Average size of farms: 481 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $166,150
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $338.53
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.68%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $134,563
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 93.90%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $137,679
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.39%
Corn for grain: 167548 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3735 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 143260 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,179 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 23 acres

Earthquake activity:

Kankakee County-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 185.7 miles away from Kankakee County 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 160.2 miles away from the county 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 217.9 miles away from the county 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 59.3 miles away from the county 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 184.1 miles away from Kankakee County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 176.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • IllinoisHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3230): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IllinoisSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 20, 2004 to April 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1513): April 23, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1513, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • IllinoisSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared (EM-3161): January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • IllinoisWinter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 1, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3134): January 8, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • IllinoisSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 26, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-373): April 26, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (56%)
  • India (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Thailand (2%)
  • Canada (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kankakee County (%):

  • German (21%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • French (except Basque) (9%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Polish (4%)

Kankakee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 38,340 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 5,460 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 193 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 23 (0%)
  • Railroad: 264 (1%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 29 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 138 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,239 (3%)
  • Other means: 356 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,196 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Kankakee County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 1,206 people in nursing homes
  • 1,088 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 676 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 217 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 182 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 170 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 140 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 112 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 103 people in halfway houses
  • 68 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 41 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 25 people in religious group quarters
  • 22 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

People in group quarters in Kankakee County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 1,983 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,245 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 597 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 587 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 220 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 174 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 112 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 93 people in state prisons
  • 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
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,810.

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.
2.67% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($22,768 average AGI)
1.38% relocated from other states ($11,089 average AGI)
Kankakee County:

1.38%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Grundy County, IL  0.10% ($38,860)
from Lake County, IN  0.09% ($40,757)
from DuPage County, IL  0.08% ($38,147)
from Champaign County, IL  0.07% ($27,517)


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.
2.63% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($19,535 average AGI)
1.94% relocated to other states ($15,313 average AGI)
Kankakee County:

1.94%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to DuPage County, IL  0.10% ($59,500)
to Champaign County, IL  0.10% ($28,000)
to Lake County, IN  0.09% ($29,744)
to Grundy County, IL  0.08% ($34,257)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Kankakee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Kankakee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Kankakee County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kankakee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kankakee County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 17,627 (13,807 aged, 3,820 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,273 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Kankakee County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1535)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1182)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1150)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (714)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (690)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (613)
  • Unspecified dementia (386)
  • Congestive heart failure (384)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (359)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (354)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.87
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 19481.66
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 388.1
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57253.61

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1355.910
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1013.230
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30.36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82.43

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.97

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 59.0. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 101.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 42.9
  • Poisoning - 28.1
  • Other - 30.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 108,342
  • In family households: 92,707 (19,696 male householders, 8,984 female householders)
    20,369 spouses, 34,231 children (31,612 natural, 848 adopted, 1,771 stepchildren), 2,635 grandchildren, 1,014 brothers or sisters, 856 parents, 1,361 other relatives, 3,022 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,635 (5,918 male householders (4,624 living alone)), 6,913 female householders (5,954 living alone)), 2,804 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,107 (2,068 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,722 2-persons, 6,538 3-persons, 5,641 4-persons, 2,903 5-persons, 1,165 6-persons, 711 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,578 1-person, 1,891 2-persons, 234 3-persons, 90 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

17,808 married couples with children.
7,297 single-parent households (1,499 men, 5,798 women).

93.6% of residents of Kankakee County speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $554,221,000 ($5171 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,193,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $248,139,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $151,633,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,201,000
Federal grants: $106,991,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,582,000 ($1,540,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $28,673,000 ($6,891,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,650,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $55,335,000
Federal Government insurance: $162,110,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 8,049
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,760
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +780
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +592
Here +5 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Kankakee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 14.37 millions of gallons per day (16% from ground, 84% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 61
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,855
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,468
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,634
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,976
  • 1960 to 1969: 7,264
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,236
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,212
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,281
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kankakee County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 133
  • 3 rooms: 480
  • 4 rooms: 2,787
  • 5 rooms: 6,646
  • 6 rooms: 6,888
  • 7 rooms: 4,844
  • 8 rooms: 2,703
  • 9+ rooms: 2,007
  • 1 room: 221
  • 2 rooms: 685
  • 3 rooms: 1,945
  • 4 rooms: 4,102
  • 5 rooms: 2,411
  • 6 rooms: 1,250
  • 7 rooms: 590
  • 8 rooms: 312
  • 9+ rooms: 164
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kankakee County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 685
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,677
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,033
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,393
  • 5+ bedrooms: 678
  • no bedroom: 375
  • 1 bedroom: 2,623
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,665
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,423
  • 4 bedrooms: 449
  • 5+ bedrooms: 145
Cars and other vehicles available in Kankakee County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,083
  • 1 vehicle: 7,489
  • 2 vehicles: 12,594
  • 3 vehicles: 3,995
  • 4 vehicles: 983
  • 5+ vehicles: 358
  • no vehicle: 1,691
  • 1 vehicle: 6,195
  • 2 vehicles: 2,916
  • 3 vehicles: 694
  • 4 vehicles: 133
  • 5+ vehicles: 51

58% of Kankakee County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Illinois.

Kankakee County:

57.8%
State average:

58.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 81572
  • Northeast: 1737
  • Midwest: 7926
  • South: 7031
  • West: 1619

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $77,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kankakee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (83.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.6%)
  • Electricity (5.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (62.9%)
  • Electricity (29.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,608
Here:

12.2%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 709
Here:

11.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,734
Here:

36.2%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Kankakee County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Police Protection: $293,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,395,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,710,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,717,000
    Police Protection: $5,272,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,538,000
    Regular Highways: $4,415,000
    Health - Other: $3,016,000
    Financial Administration: $783,000
    General Public Buildings: $733,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $106,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $119,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $802,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,915,000
    Police Protection: $736,000
    Central Staff Services: $732,000
    General - Other: $297,000
    Correctional Institutions: $122,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $89,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,599,000

Kankakee County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $7,003,000
    Housing and Community Development: $145,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,857,000
    Transit Utilities: $161,000
    Housing and Community Development: $112,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,101,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,080,000
    Interest Earnings: $724,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,944,000
    Highways: $2,595,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,034,000
    All Other: $1,040,000
    Public Welfare: $69,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,019,000
    Other License: $444,000

Kankakee County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,970,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,750,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $220,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $0

Kankakee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,861,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,635
  • Number of aged recipients: 107
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,528
  • Number of recipients under 18: 485
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,807
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 343
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 754
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,216
Kankakee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Kankakee County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED328$131,622589$127,1653,396$142,244238$49,9379$608,778279$87,12516$37,375
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$147,82449$129,347224$144,44221$43,2380$018$99,0005$37,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED63$141,413112$105,384666$137,32788$35,0342$37,50055$87,40020$33,850
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$135,61142$142,333475$151,11221$73,4290$022$83,0002$61,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$123,6677$135,28678$152,4107$72,8570$04$84,5000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED134$153,381173$173,1560$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$158,88545$163,6673$66,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$171,40026$169,0380$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$124,75015$168,8000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$119,3334$123,2501$35,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Kankakee County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,17274.3 years
William98774.6 years
Mary93678.2 years
James83170.9 years
Robert79969.9 years
Charles60773.0 years
Joseph59574.2 years
George55974.8 years
Edward48374.8 years
Dorothy41677.3 years
Most common last names in Kankakee County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith47474.3 years
Johnson37973.2 years
Williams26769.2 years
Jones22770.9 years
Anderson21775.8 years
Miller19776.1 years
Brown19173.9 years
Jackson18669.7 years
Martin17472.5 years
Davis17470.0 years
Businesses in Kankakee County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
AT&T1LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware3Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marshalls1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets9
AutoZone2Maurices2
Avenue1Mazda1
Bakers Square1McDonald's6
Barnes & Noble1Menards1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Blockbuster2Nike11
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax1
Burger King5Old Country Buffet1
CVS1Panda Express1
Carson Pirie Scott1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet3Payless1
Circle K12Penske2
ColorTyme1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Cricket Wireless4Pizza Hut2
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen5RadioShack2
Deb1Red Lobster1
Dennys1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts3Rue211
Express1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1Sears3
FedEx16Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel2
Foot Locker1Staples1
Ford2Starbucks3
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop2Subway8
H&R Block5Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile6
Hobby Lobby1T.G.I. Driday's1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell4
Honda1Target1
Howard Johnson1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul6
Jewel-Osco2U.S. Cellular3
Jones New York2UPS17
Justice1Verizon Wireless4
KFC3Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Walgreens4
Kmart1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's4
Kroger1Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy1White Castle1
Lane Bryant1YMCA1

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