Kankakee County IL Information


Kankakee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 111,166
Daytime Population: Workers 47,400
Daytime Population: Residents 59,106
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 106,506
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 106,005
Population in Familes 87,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,161
Population Density2 164
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $51,776
Average Household Income $67,768
Per Capita Income $26,403


Total Housing Units 45,246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,262 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,663 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,321 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $143,167
Average Home Value $168,370


Total Households 40,925
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 27,960
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 -0.28% -0.49%
Households -0.2% -0.45%
Families -0.35% -0.55%
Median Household Income   0.92%
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, 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 # 18 83rd
Population Density # 19 82nd
Diversity Index # 15 86th
Median Household Income # 36 66th
Per Capita Income # 49 53rd

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