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Kendall County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2014: 121,350 (90% urban, 10% rural); it was 54,544 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 28,320
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,234
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,810
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,468 (it was 2,988 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%

Land area: 321 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 379 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kendall County: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.5%), Educational, health and social services (13.6%), Wholesale trade (12.0%), Manufacturing (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Kendall County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (74.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (15.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.5%)
  • Asian alone (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 60,096  (49.5%)
Females: 61,254  (50.5%)

Kendall County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Kendall County:

3.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $85,979 ($64,625 in 1999)

This county:

$85,979
Illinois:

$59,588

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $1,170 (lower quartile is $796, upper quartile is $1,416)
This county:

$1170
State:

$811


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $210,500 (it was $156,100 in 2000)
Kendall:

$210,500
Illinois:

$180,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,800 - $266,300

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $236,160
Here:

$236,160
State:

$243,209

Townhouses or other attached units: $143,641
Here:

$143,641
State:

$218,951

In 2-unit structures: $116,968
Here:

$116,968
State:

$241,787

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $293,691
Here:

$293,691
State:

$265,773

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,078
Here:

$99,078
State:

$280,416

Mobile homes: $8,942
Here:

$8,942
State:

$52,981
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,861
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $719

Institutionalized population: 173
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 767 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2001: 751 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2002: 787 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2003: 1208 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2004: 1672 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2005: 2102 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2006: 2034 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2007: 1048 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2008: 349 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2009: 217 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2010: 171 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2011: 169 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2012: 198 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2013: 320 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2014: 220 buildings, average cost: $180,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $6,349 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $5,095 (2.9%)

Kendall County household income distribution in 2009 Kendall County home values distribution Kendall County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 4.8%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.3% for Black residents, 9.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.0% for other race residents, 4.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 4.8%
Kendall County:

4.8%
Illinois:

13.6%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Black residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.1% for other race residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 33 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 33 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37 years old, Black residents: 20 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Area name: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kendall County is $802 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $901 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1102 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oswego, Boulder Hill, Yorkville, Plano, Newark, Millington, Millbrook, Lisbon, Plattville.

Kendall County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,555
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,899 (50% naturalized citizens)

Kendall County:

5.3%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 484
  • 1990 to 1994: 483
  • 1985 to 1989: 498
  • 1980 to 1984: 188
  • 1975 to 1979: 381
  • 1970 to 1974: 232
  • 1970 to 1974: 193
  • 1965 to 1969: 440
Note: State values scaled to Kendall County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 31.0%

Kendall County marital status for males Kendall County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,832
  • One, attached: 1,453
  • Two: 423
  • 3 or 4: 581
  • 5 to 9: 273
  • 10 to 19: 430
  • 20 or more: 466
  • Mobile homes: 61

Housing units in Kendall County with a mortgage: 11,490 (1,107 second mortgage, 1,481 home equity loan, 52 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,898

Here:

79.9% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kendall County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic26,0894
Evangelical Protestant6,50031
Mainline Protestant5,80516
Other1,0544
Orthodox--
None75,288-
Kendall 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: 9
Kendall County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Kendall County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 48
This county:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kendall County:

6.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Kendall County:

25.4%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Kendall County:

Average size of farms: 408 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $141,094
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $328.89
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 28.09%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $128,384
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 93.62%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $126,318
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.05
Corn for grain: 80030 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 935 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 70558 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 15 acres

Earthquake activity:

Kendall County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% 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 222.4 miles away from Kendall 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 197.2 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 27.6 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 255.1 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 221.1 miles away from Kendall County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 211.7 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 Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 13, 2008 to October 05, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1800: October 03, 2008, FEMA Id: 1800, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3269: December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: 3269, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • 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 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 Flooding, Incident Period: July 17, 1996 to August 07, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1129: July 25, 1996, FEMA Id: 1129, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Illinois Tornadoes, Incident Period: August 28, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-878: August 29, 1990, FEMA Id: 878, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • Illinois Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 16, 1979, Emergency Declared EM-3068: January 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 3068, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 10, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-438: June 10, 1974, FEMA Id: 438, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kendall County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

  • Mexico (53%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Hungary (3%)
  • Poland (3%)

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

  • German (27%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (7%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Italian (5%)

Kendall County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,495 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 2,507 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 44 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Railroad: 526 (2%)
  • Taxi: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 39 (0%)
  • Walked: 322 (1%)
  • Other means: 41 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,370 (5%)

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


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

  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 61 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,840.

7.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
Illinois average:

4.45%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($355 average AGI)
Kendall County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

6.49% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($39,842 average AGI)
1.20% relocated from other states ($9,679 average AGI)
Kendall County:

1.20%
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 Kane County, IL  1.75% ($38,969 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.61% ($52,329)
from Will County, IL  1.11% ($54,509)
from Cook County, IL  0.88% ($49,223)
from DeKalb County, IL  0.34% ($37,784)
from La Salle County, IL  0.25% ($37,226)
from Grundy County, IL  0.12% ($45,020)


7.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
Illinois average:

4.96%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($155 average AGI)
Kendall County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

5.46% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($31,909 average AGI)
1.85% relocated to other states ($17,745 average AGI)
Kendall County:

1.85%
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 Kane County, IL  1.51% ($37,225 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  1.20% ($47,198)
to Cook County, IL  0.79% ($42,536)
to Will County, IL  0.77% ($47,164)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.31% ($34,649)
to La Salle County, IL  0.27% ($37,214)
to Grundy County, IL  0.09% ($33,375)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.7

Births per 1000 population in Kendall County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 4.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Kendall County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Kendall County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kendall County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kendall County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,000 (6,996 aged, 1,004 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,645 (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 Kendall County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (532)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (457)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (300)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (262)
  • Unspecified dementia (246)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (180)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (147)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (129)
  • Congestive heart failure (127)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (123)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,697
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 499
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 60

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 74.9. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 114,528
  • In family households: 104,477 (23,418 male householders, 6,649 female householders)
    25,012 spouses, 41,993 children (39,130 natural, 847 adopted, 2,016 stepchildren), 1,700 grandchildren, 817 brothers or sisters, 1,005 parents, 1,012 other relatives, 2,032 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,051 (3,880 male householders (2,829 living alone)), 4,075 female householders (3,397 living alone)), 2,096 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 208 (173 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 9,487 2-persons, 6,597 3-persons, 7,773 4-persons, 3,974 5-persons, 1,434 6-persons, 802 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,226 1-person, 1,479 2-persons, 166 3-persons, 61 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

13,170 married couples with children.
1,951 single-parent households (506 men, 1,445 women).

90.6% of residents of Kendall County speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (80% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $168,585,000 ($2,324 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $34,418,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $82,152,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,560,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,311,000
Federal grants: $15,839,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,001,000 ($371,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $38,723,000 ($32,271,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,420,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $132,229,000
Federal Government insurance: $60,167,000

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

Births: 5,571
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,681
Here:

21 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +382
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +20,423
Here +257 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Kendall County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.24 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,494
  • 2000 to 2009: 19,736
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,083
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,812
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,612
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,775
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,129
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,022
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,782
Note: State values scaled to Kendall population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kendall County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kendall County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 55
  • 3 rooms: 232
  • 4 rooms: 696
  • 5 rooms: 2,702
  • 6 rooms: 3,640
  • 7 rooms: 2,939
  • 8 rooms: 2,902
  • 9+ rooms: 2,644
  • 1 room: 52
  • 2 rooms: 119
  • 3 rooms: 489
  • 4 rooms: 853
  • 5 rooms: 565
  • 6 rooms: 315
  • 7 rooms: 242
  • 8 rooms: 177
  • 9+ rooms: 176
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kendall County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kendall County population
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 284
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,894
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,484
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,558
  • 5+ bedrooms: 585
  • no bedroom: 59
  • 1 bedroom: 598
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,249
  • 3 bedrooms: 780
  • 4 bedrooms: 210
  • 5+ bedrooms: 92
Cars and other vehicles available in Kendall County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kendall County population
  • no vehicle: 267
  • 1 vehicle: 3,120
  • 2 vehicles: 8,186
  • 3 vehicles: 3,024
  • 4 vehicles: 818
  • 5+ vehicles: 395
  • no vehicle: 284
  • 1 vehicle: 1,062
  • 2 vehicles: 1,203
  • 3 vehicles: 337
  • 4 vehicles: 59
  • 5+ vehicles: 43

55% of Kendall County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Illinois.

Kendall County:

54.8%
State average:

58.6%

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

  • This state: 41,339
  • Northeast: 1,633
  • Midwest: 4,901
  • South: 2,405
  • West: 1,084

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $159,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kendall County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.3%)
  • Electricity (4.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (60.8%)
  • Electricity (25.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 788
Here:

11.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 199
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 474
Here:

22.0%
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)

Kendall County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,506,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,546,000
    Regular Highways: $3,779,000
    Financial Administration: $3,129,000
    Police Protection: $2,912,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,506,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,412,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,109,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,611,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,434,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $919,000
    Correctional Institutions: $427,000
    Health - Other: $239,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $475,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $8,801,000
    Housing and Community Development: $192,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,533,000

Kendall County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,594,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,987,000
    General Local Government Support: $223,000
    Highways: $43,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,009,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,044,000
    Interest Earnings: $557,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,404,000
    All Other: $2,676,000
    Highways: $1,255,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,936,000
    Other License: $1,343,000

Kendall County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,873,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,745,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,000

Kendall County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,475,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 401
  • Number of aged recipients: 61
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 340
  • Number of recipients under 18: 97
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 217
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 87
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 108
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 180
Kendall County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Kendall 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 8 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 ORIGINATED928$185,588542$183,6404,393$206,14053$92,0005$1,569,400135$139,57813$179,923
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED68$195,20636$207,389383$213,6617$35,2860$013$134,6920$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED146$185,01484$172,3101,184$220,43175$54,4400$040$153,3752$105,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN102$187,09863$170,016769$208,85612$150,5001$1,310,00019$163,1581$32,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS26$188,6155$143,600229$216,5207$116,1430$05$205,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED122$225,008125$239,4240$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED46$220,58763$244,5871$160,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$228,80049$226,3060$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$255,50028$262,6430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$240,2224$287,7500$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Kendall County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23273.9 years
William20174.6 years
Robert19672.3 years
Mary16480.6 years
James13969.9 years
Charles10674.2 years
Dorothy10278.3 years
George10275.9 years
Richard10070.6 years
Donald9970.5 years
Most common last names in Kendall County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13676.4 years
Anderson8977.7 years
Smith8673.4 years
Miller6676.8 years
Brown4875.7 years
Nelson4677.8 years
Peterson4079.7 years
Olson3778.4 years
Larson3480.1 years
Thompson3078.6 years
Businesses in Kendall County, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets4
ALDI3Maurices1
AT&T1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1Menards2
Advance Auto Parts2New Balance1
Applebee's1Nike3
Arby's1Office Depot1
AutoZone3OfficeMax1
Baskin-Robbins1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster2Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King4Penske2
Circle K2PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut2
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Decora Cabinetry1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Dunkin Donuts2Sears1
Famous Footwear1Sephora1
FedEx5Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks2
GNC1Subway6
GameStop2Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile5
Hilton1Taco Bell2
Home Depot1Target1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jewel-Osco1U-Haul4
KFC2UPS5
Kincaid1Walgreens5
Kmart1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1World Gym1
Lane Furniture1YMCA5
Marshalls1

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  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"