Kankakee County IL Information


Kankakee County Subdivisions

Kankakee County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 110,804
Population in Households 105,643
Population in Familes 87,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,161
Population Density1 164
Diversity Index2 51


Median Household Income $53,360
Average Household Income $69,971
Per Capita Income $27,235


Total Housing Units 45,246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28,692 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,125 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,429 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $150,024
Average Home Value $174,810


Total Households 40,817
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 27,825
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.29% -0.47%
Households -0.2% -0.42%
Families -0.37% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


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, 2018 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 Density # 19 82nd
Diversity Index # 15 86th
Median Household Income # 33 69th
Per Capita Income # 49 53rd

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