Kankakee, Illinois Population 2019

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201726,216-169-0.64%
201626,385-224-0.84%
201526,609-221-0.82%
201426,830-274-1.01%
201327,104-234-0.86%
201227,338-179-0.65%
201127,517-24-0.09%
201027,541500.02%
200027,491-84-0.03%
199027,575-2,058-0.72%
198029,633-1,311-0.43%
197030,9443,2781.13%
196027,6661,8100.68%
195025,8563,6151.52%
194022,2411,6210.76%
193020,6203,8672.10%
192016,7532,7671.82%
191013,9863910.28%
190013,5954,5704.18%
18909,0253,3744.79%
18805,6510.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,927
Black or African American10,248
Some Other Race832
Two or More Races503
Asian279
American Indian and Alaska Native234
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Kankakee Il Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kankakee Il Median Age

35


Total

34.8


Male

35.1


Female

Kankakee Il Adults

There are 19,233 adults, (3,621 of whom are seniors) in Kankakee Il.

Kankakee Il Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Kankakee Il Sex Ratio

Female

13,109

50.35%

Male

12,927

49.65%

Kankakee Il Households and Families

Kankakee Il Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Kankakee Il Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All49.8%50.2%
Male48.6%51.4%
Non Family40.6%59.4%
Female29.6%70.4%

49.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kankakee Il Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0452.6849.8
Non Family3,6031.3240.6
Married3,0163.5473.5
Female1,8523.629.6
Male5743.648.6

3.44

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kankakee Il Households

Kankakee Il Education

Kankakee Il Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,86811.21%
9th to 12th Grade2,25113.51%
High School Graduate5,59333.58%
Some College3,99623.99%
Associates Degree9315.59%
Bachelors Degree1,1937.16%
Graduate Degree8254.95%

Kankakee Il Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8386,6861,380
Black5,9024,458445
Hispanic2,4891,04473
Other Race512122
Asian21520189
Multiple Races1521008
Native American1326410
Islander131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Kankakee Il Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,522$28,995$24,031
Less Than High School$18,098$20,828$14,040
High School Grad$22,338$26,314$20,547
Some College$30,665$35,785$26,262
Bachelors Degree$45,560$53,819$36,689
Graduate Degree$45,721$46,068$45,167

$26,522

Average Earnings

$28,995

Average Male

$24,031

Average Female

Kankakee Il Language

Kankakee Il Language by Age

Kankakee Il Language

82.49% of Kankakee Il residents speak only English, while 17.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.85% of the population.

Kankakee Il Poverty

Kankakee Il Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,8424,57346.46%
White9,7381,86019.10%
Hispanic4,6571,34328.84%
Other82624029.06%
Native23421792.74%
Multiple50116833.53%
Asian279196.81%

32.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.27%

Male Poverty Rate

32.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kankakee Il

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kankakee Il is Native, with 92.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kankakee Il is Asian, with 6.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.20%.

Kankakee Il Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.18%
High School24.79%
Some College22.42%
Bachelors or Greater8.21%

Kankakee Il Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.66%
Male Unemployed46.94%
Female Employed16.04%
Male Employed12.57%

Kankakee Il Income

Kankakee Il Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,601$47,938
Families$44,366$54,886
Married Families$60,847$
Non Families$23,505$34,469

Kankakee Il Marital Status

Kankakee Il Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kankakee Il Married by Age and Sex

Kankakee Il Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kankakee Il Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Kankakee Il Veterans

Kankakee Il Veterans by War

1,618

Number of Veterans

1,399

Male Veterans

219

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam530
First Gulf War224
Second Gulf War163
Korea157
World War II97

Kankakee Il Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64481
35 to 54427
75+327
65 to 74286
18 to 3497

Kankakee Il Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0849.84%
Black4957.08%
Hispanic300.96%
2 or More2410.08%
Asian83.72%
Indian74.00%

Kankakee Il Veterans by Education

15.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kankakee Il Employment Status

Kankakee Il Employment by Age

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kankakee Il Employment by Race

Kankakee Il Employment by Education

Kankakee Il Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.60%

Born in Illinois

90.33%

Native Born

9.67%

Foreign Born

7.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.33% of Kankakee Il residents were born in the United States, with 71.60% having been born in Illinois. 7.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.