Kankakee County, Illinois Population 2020

Kankakee County, Illinois's estimated population is 110,544 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kankakee County, Illinois is the 17th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018110,024-520-0.47%
2017110,544-530-0.48%
2016111,074-684-0.61%
2015111,758-149-0.13%
2014111,907-845-0.75%
2013112,752-228-0.20%
2012112,980-533-0.47%
2011113,513940.08%
2010113,41917,16417.83%
199096,255-6,671-6.48%
1980102,9265,6765.84%
197097,2505,1875.63%
196092,06318,53925.21%
195073,52412,64720.77%
194060,87710,78221.52%
193050,0955,15511.47%
192044,9404,18810.28%
191040,7523,5989.68%
190037,1548,42229.31%
189028,7323,68514.71%
188025,0476952.85%
187024,3528,94058.01%
186015,4120.00%

How Many People Live in Kankakee County, Illinois?

110,544

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88,55479.73%
Black or African American16,71615.05%
Some Other Race2,3362.10%
Two or More Races2,1491.93%
Asian1,0540.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native2300.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.02%

Kankakee County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Kankakee County, Illinois Median Age

37.6


Total

36.4


Male

38.9


Female

Kankakee County, Illinois Adults

There are 85,102 adults, (17,609 of whom are seniors) in Kankakee County, Illinois.

Kankakee County, Illinois Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kankakee County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

56,446

50.82%

Male

54,615

49.18%

Kankakee County, Illinois Households and Families

Kankakee County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kankakee County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All68.2%31.8%
Male61.6%38.4%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female43.9%56.1%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,0502.6368.2
Married19,4133.2584.6
Non Family13,5791.2455.1
Female5,2833.6343.9
Male1,7753.661.6

3.25

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kankakee County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2004.39%
9th to 12th Grade5,6467.75%
High School Graduate24,46033.59%
Some College18,12624.89%
Associates Degree6,1278.41%
Bachelors Degree9,53613.10%
Graduate Degree5,7247.86%

Kankakee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White56,09251,73212,706
Black9,9557,7161,441
Hispanic5,5253,413516
Other Race1,21054959
Asian677633447
Multiple Races569500183
Native American1589811

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,052$50,388$31,404
Less Than High School$20,295$23,551$16,556
High School Grad$33,576$45,419$22,703
Some College$39,974$49,448$31,014
Bachelors Degree$52,466$63,843$40,618
Graduate Degree$63,508$73,846$53,320

$40,052

Average Earnings

$50,388

Average Male

$31,404

Average Female

Kankakee County, Illinois Language

Kankakee County, Illinois Language by Age

Kankakee County, Illinois Language

90.49% of Kankakee County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 9.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.85% of the population.

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White76,9496,9689.06%
Black15,9226,24439.22%
Hispanic10,9262,23920.49%
Other2,28350822.25%
Multiple2,01630815.28%
Native23011650.43%
Asian985262.64%

14.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.63%

Male Poverty Rate

15.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois is Native, with 50.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois is Asian, with 2.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.53%
High School14.01%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%

Kankakee County, Illinois Income

Kankakee County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,981$71,986
Families$71,508$85,867
Married Families$85,055$99,563
Non Families$31,839$41,540

Kankakee County, Illinois Marital Status

Kankakee County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kankakee County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Kankakee County, Illinois 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 County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans

6,722

Number of Veterans

6,247

Male Veterans

475

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,298
First Gulf War845
Korea681
Second Gulf War679
World War II486

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,8918.45%
Black6975.94%
Hispanic2763.92%
2 or More869.32%
Other271.68%
Indian2111.48%

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kankakee County, Illinois Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Kankakee County, Illinois 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

78.65%

Born in Illinois

95.08%

Native Born

4.92%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.08% of Kankakee County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 78.65% having been born in Illinois. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Kankakee County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kankakee2756226445-1117-4.05%
Bourbonnais1864518499-146-0.78%
Bradley1587015471-399-2.51%
Manteno92048969-235-2.55%
Momence33103177-133-4.02%
Limestone16031550-53-3.31%
Herscher15961544-52-3.26%
Grant Park13311276-55-4.13%
St. Anne12591209-50-3.97%
Chebanse 10621011-51-4.80%
Essex802767-35-4.36%
Aroma Park741704-37-4.99%
Hopkins Park603596-7-1.16%
Sun River Terrace528514-14-2.65%
Bonfield382370-12-3.14%
Buckingham300291-9-3.00%
Sammons Point279273-6-2.15%
Cabery 266255-11-4.14%
Reddick 163157-6-3.68%
Irwin7472-2-2.70%
Union Hill5856-2-3.45%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990