Kane County IL Information


Kane County Subdivisions

Kane County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 541,814
Daytime Population: Workers 230,392
Daytime Population: Residents 273,250
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 503,642
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 535,027
Population in Familes 462,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,787
Population Density2 1,042
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $75,476
Average Household Income $98,764
Per Capita Income $32,877


Total Housing Units 188,775 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131,798 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 46,166 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,811 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $238,871
Average Home Value $285,474


Total Households 177,964
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 132,757
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.7% 0.73%
Households 0.59% 0.66%
Families 0.47% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.27%


Kane County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kane County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 5 96th
Population Density # 4 97th
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 6 95th
Per Capita Income # 8 93rd

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