Bradley, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bradley, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Bradley had a population of 15,888 as of July 1, 2015. Bradley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bradley is located at latitude 41.1633 and longitude -87.8468 in Kankakee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bradley (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kankakee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 633 feet.

The Village of Bradley (GNIS ID: 2398163) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Bradley is located within Township of Bourbonnais, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kankakee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bradley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Bradley, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 15,888
Population in Households 15,654
Population in Familes 12,529
Population in Group Qrtrs 234
Population Density1 2,193
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 6,093
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 4,022
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,717 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,377 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 341 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $139,579
Average Home Value $156,941


Median Household Income $50,468
Average Household Income $59,469
Per Capita Income $23,008
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.09%
Households -0.06% -0.14%
Families -0.33% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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, 2015 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 # 230 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 265 81st
Median Household Income # 797 42nd
Per Capita Income # 919 33rd

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