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Kankakee County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 109,605 (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: 162 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kankakee County: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.5%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Kankakee County, IL (2017)
    • 78,74275.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 16,53415.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 11,37311.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,6891.6%Two or more races
    • 1,1171.1%Asian alone
    • 2130.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1130.1%Some other race alone
    • 160.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 53,697  (49.0%)
Females: 55,908  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Kankakee County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,539 ($41,532 in 1999)
This county:

$58,539
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $653 (lower quartile is $525, upper quartile is $854)
This county:

$653
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,100 (it was $95,800 in 2000)
Kankakee:

$151,100
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,000 - $217,000

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $195,929
Here:

$195,929
State:

$257,121

Townhouses or other attached units: $114,428
Here:

$114,428
State:

$248,095

In 2-unit structures: $107,038
Here:

$107,038
State:

$291,160

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $158,852
Here:

$158,852
State:

$279,934

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,431
Here:

$99,431
State:

$287,217

Mobile homes: $37,370
Here:

$37,370
State:

$51,477

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,336
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $529

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

  • 1997: 290 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 1998: 326 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 1999: 314 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 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
  • 2005: 725 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2006: 590 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 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
  • 2015: 89 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2016: 86 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2017: 88 buildings, average cost: $237,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Kankakee, IL residents
Average permit cost in Kankakee, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,867 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,821 (2.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Kankakee, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kankakee, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kankakee, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.4%
Kankakee County:

15.4%
Illinois:

12.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.1% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.5% for American Indian residents, 14.7% for other race residents, 17.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.8 years old
(Males: 37.2 years old, Females: 40.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.5 years old, Black residents: 32.3 years old, American Indian residents: 53.9 years old, Asian residents: 46.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.7 years old, Other race residents: 25.1 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:

6.5%
Illinois:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Kankakee, IL
County total employment by year in Kankakee, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Kankakee, IL

Current college students: 5,437
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,469 (27.9% naturalized citizens)

Kankakee County:

4.1%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,1372010 or later
  • 1,6142000 to 2009
  • 1,6611990 to 1999
  • 7691980 to 1989
  • 3981970 to 1979
  • 733Before 1970

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: 33,211
  • One, attached: 1,771
  • Two: 2,090
  • 3 or 4: 1,600
  • 5 to 9: 1,646
  • 10 to 19: 665
  • 20 to 49: 216
  • 50 or more: 1,426
  • Mobile homes: 2,870

Housing units in Kankakee County with a mortgage: 15,110 (218 second mortgage, 837 home equity loan, 113 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,202

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kankakee County

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-
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:

  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 20, 2004 to April 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1513: April 23, 2004, FEMA Id: 1513, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3161: January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: 3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 26, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-373: April 26, 1973, FEMA Id: 373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

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
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kankakee

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 38,393 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 4,011 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 493 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 795 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 902 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,465 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (59%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • India (2%)
  • Ecuador (2%)
  • Nigeria (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kankakee County


  • German (14%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • African (6%)
  • American (6%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Italian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 intellectually disabled
  • 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 $60,828.

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
2.75% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($31,305 average AGI)
1.26% relocated from other states ($12,653 average AGI)
Kankakee County:

1.26%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Lake County, IN  0.10% ($34,450)
from DuPage County, IL  0.09% ($57,917)
from Grundy County, IL  0.08% ($55,657)
from Champaign County, IL  0.07% ($40,643)


4.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
2.67% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($22,962 average AGI)
2.30% relocated to other states ($22,035 average AGI)
Kankakee County:

2.30%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Champaign County, IL  0.13% ($31,722)
to Lake County, IN  0.13% ($39,815)
to DuPage County, IL  0.11% ($45,844)
to Grundy County, IL  0.08% ($60,306)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Kankakee County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kankakee County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kankakee County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kankakee County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,535)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,182)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,150)
  • 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: 19,482
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 388
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57,254

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,356
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,013
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

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: 109,605
  • In family households: 87,757 (12,954 male householders, 12,719 female householders)
    18,261 spouses, 33,046 children (30,401 natural, 1,333 adopted, 1,312 stepchildren), 3,041 grandchildren, 1,220 brothers or sisters, 946 parents, 1,931 other relatives, 3,639 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,333 (6,986 male householders (5,582 living alone)), 6,969 female householders (6,392 living alone)), 2,378 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,515

Size of family households: 11,337 2-persons, 4,515 3-persons, 5,785 4-persons, 2,206 5-persons, 1,549 6-persons, 281 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,974 1-person, 1,791 2-persons, 190 3-persons.

14,624 married couples with children.
7,433 single-parent households (1,357 men, 6,076 women).

90.1% of residents of Kankakee speak English at home.
7.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (99% speak English very well, 1% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $554,221,000 ($5,171 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:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Kankakee County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Kankakee County, Illinois
  • 6132014 or later
  • 2582010 to 2013
  • 5,5472000 to 2009
  • 5,7221990 to 1999
  • 3,4731980 to 1989
  • 7,2071970 to 1979
  • 5,8701960 to 1969
  • 5,9291950 to 1959
  • 2,7651940 to 1949
  • 8,1111939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kankakee County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kankakee County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kankakee County, Illinois
  • 281 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3793 rooms
  • 2,4864 rooms
  • 5,3145 rooms
  • 6,4116 rooms
  • 5,5417 rooms
  • 3,0198 rooms
  • 4,1349+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kankakee County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kankakee County, Illinois
  • 8761 room
  • 5192 rooms
  • 1,6493 rooms
  • 3,2814 rooms
  • 2,5185 rooms
  • 1,1846 rooms
  • 1,1737 rooms
  • 5858 rooms
  • 5319+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kankakee County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kankakee County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kankakee County, Illinois
  • 28no bedroom
  • 2981 bedroom
  • 4,6292 bedrooms
  • 15,7343 bedrooms
  • 5,6794 bedrooms
  • 9445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kankakee County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kankakee County, Illinois
  • 934no bedroom
  • 1,7841 bedroom
  • 5,2332 bedrooms
  • 2,8913 bedrooms
  • 1,0554 bedrooms
  • 4195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kankakee County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kankakee County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kankakee County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 887no vehicle
  • 6,9241 vehicle
  • 12,2162 vehicles
  • 4,6413 vehicles
  • 1,6354 vehicles
  • 1,0095+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kankakee County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kankakee County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,819no vehicle
  • 5,4421 vehicle
  • 3,0912 vehicles
  • 7323 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 2325+ vehicles

89.4% of Kankakee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Illinois.

Kankakee County:

89.4%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 87,403
  • Other state: 17,520
  • Northeast: 1,504
  • Midwest: 8,841
  • South: 5,487
  • West: 1,688
Year householders moved into unit in Kankakee County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kankakee County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.9%Utility gas
  • 32.3%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,000
Here:

17.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 697
Here:

10.6%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,058
Here:

43.2%
Illinois:

27.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Kankakee County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $13,214,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,455,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,325,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,855,000
    Regular Highways: $4,761,000
    Police Protection: $4,480,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,464,000
    Health - Other: $2,807,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,577,000
    General Public Buildings: $695,000
    Financial Administration: $471,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,816,000
    General Local Government Support: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $779,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $935,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $950,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,605,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,170,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,435,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,950,000
    General Revenue - Other: $560,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $391,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,901,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,274,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,774,000
    Highways: $1,740,000
    Other: $78,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,207,000
    Other License: $522,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,171,000

Kankakee County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $13,214,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,455,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,325,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,855,000
    Regular Highways: $4,761,000
    Police Protection: $4,480,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,464,000
    Health - Other: $2,807,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,577,000
    General Public Buildings: $695,000
    Financial Administration: $471,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,816,000
    General Local Government Support: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $779,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $935,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $950,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,605,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,170,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,435,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,950,000
    General Revenue - Other: $560,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $391,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,901,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,274,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,774,000
    Highways: $1,740,000
    Other: $78,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,207,000
    Other License: $522,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,171,000

Kankakee County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $13,214,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,455,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,325,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,855,000
    Regular Highways: $4,761,000
    Police Protection: $4,480,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,464,000
    Health - Other: $2,807,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,577,000
    General Public Buildings: $695,000
    Financial Administration: $471,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,816,000
    General Local Government Support: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $779,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $935,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $950,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,605,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,170,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,435,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,950,000
    General Revenue - Other: $560,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $391,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,901,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,274,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,774,000
    Highways: $1,740,000
    Other: $78,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,207,000
    Other License: $522,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,171,000

Kankakee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $13,214,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,455,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,325,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,855,000
    Regular Highways: $4,761,000
    Police Protection: $4,480,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,464,000
    Health - Other: $2,807,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,577,000
    General Public Buildings: $695,000
    Financial Administration: $471,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,816,000
    General Local Government Support: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $779,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $935,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $950,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,605,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,170,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,435,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,950,000
    General Revenue - Other: $560,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $391,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,901,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,274,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,774,000
    Highways: $1,740,000
    Other: $78,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,207,000
    Other License: $522,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,171,000

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
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 in Kankakee, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kankakee, IL - 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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  • #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+)"