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Bourbonnais, Illinois - Basic Facts

Bourbonnais is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Bourbonnais.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kankakee County at latitude 41.1417 and longitude -87.875. Kankakee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Bourbonnais (see map) encompass a land area of 9.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bourbonnais: Bourbonnais Grove, Bulbonas Grove.

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Bourbonnais, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 18,684
Population in Households 16,348
Population in Familes 13,827
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,336
Population Density1 2,008
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 6,189
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 4,434
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,119 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,070 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $188,467
Average Home Value $205,749


Median Household Income $58,549
Average Household Income $69,191
Per Capita Income $24,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.07% -0.02%
Households 0.16% -0.04%
Families -0.07% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.


Bourbonnais, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bourbonnais to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 135 90th
Population Density1 # 276 80th
Diversity Index2 # 290 79th
Median Household Income # 419 69th
Per Capita Income # 682 50th

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