Kankakee County IL Information


Kankakee County Subdivisions

Kankakee County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 112,228
Population in Households 107,121
Population in Familes 88,102
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,107
Population Density1 166
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 41,168
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 28,175
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 45,246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,565 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,603 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,078 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $139,411
Average Home Value $164,795


Median Household Income $50,790
Average Household Income $64,870
Per Capita Income $25,222
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.3%
Households -0.13% -0.28%
Families -0.28% -0.37%
Median Household Income   -0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Kankakee County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kankakee County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 83rd
Population Density1 # 19 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 15 86th
Median Household Income # 34 68th
Per Capita Income # 49 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.