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Bradley, Illinois - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kankakee County at latitude 41.142 and longitude -87.8612. Kankakee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 633 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Bradley (see map) encompass a land area of 7.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 15,986
Population in Households 15,751
Population in Familes 12,604
Population in Group Qrtrs 235
Population Density1 2,207
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 6,137
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 4,060
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,774 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,363 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $142,534
Average Home Value $161,153


Median Household Income $49,831
Average Household Income $58,225
Per Capita Income $22,555
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% -0.04%
Households 0.1% -0.08%
Families -0.19% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.


Bradley, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bradley 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 # 158 89th
Population Density1 # 229 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 252 82nd
Median Household Income # 806 41st
Per Capita Income # 918 33rd

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