Kankakee County, Illinois Population 2019

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%

Kankakee County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White88,468
Black or African American16,836
Two or More Races2,104
Some Other Race1,918
Asian1,081
American Indian and Alaska Native352
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander42

Kankakee County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Kankakee County, Illinois Median Age

37.7


Total

36.4


Male

38.9


Female

Kankakee County, Illinois Adults

There are 84,355 adults, (17,148 of whom are seniors) in Kankakee County, Illinois.

Kankakee County, Illinois Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kankakee County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

56,376

50.88%

Male

54,425

49.12%

Kankakee County, Illinois Households and Families

Kankakee County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kankakee County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All68.4%31.6%
Male64.1%35.9%
Non Family55.2%44.8%
Female42.4%57.6%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,2392.6268.4
Married19,6263.2284.9
Non Family13,2451.2555.2
Female5,4783.4442.4
Male1,8903.4664.1

3.19

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kankakee County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3834.64%
9th to 12th Grade5,3987.41%
High School Graduate24,72333.93%
Some College18,77225.76%
Associates Degree6,1428.43%
Bachelors Degree9,02812.39%
Graduate Degree5,4257.44%

Kankakee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White56,29152,01712,148
Black9,9057,8391,274
Hispanic5,4143,114445
Other Race99046452
Asian687636465
Multiple Races558484145
Native American20311716
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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,554$46,522$30,684
Less Than High School$20,073$24,146$13,977
High School Grad$32,474$41,710$22,599
Some College$37,227$46,967$29,129
Bachelors Degree$49,740$62,500$40,325
Graduate Degree$59,841$65,388$52,634

$37,554

Average Earnings

$46,522

Average Male

$30,684

Average Female

Kankakee County, Illinois Language

Kankakee County, Illinois Language by Age

Kankakee County, Illinois Language

90.80% of Kankakee County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 9.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.47% of the population.

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White76,6986,9099.01%
Black15,9866,18538.69%
Hispanic10,7422,51223.38%
Multiple1,96237619.16%
Other1,86335218.89%
Native35225171.31%
Asian1,015414.04%

15.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.22%

Male Poverty Rate

16.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois is Native, with 71.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois is Asian, with 4.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.50%
High School14.14%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.18%
Male Unemployed29.45%
Female Employed7.91%
Male Employed5.40%

Kankakee County, Illinois Income

Kankakee County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,542$69,319
Families$67,715$81,329
Married Families$80,272$94,644
Non Families$31,972$41,336

Kankakee County, Illinois Marital Status

Kankakee County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

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

7,015

Number of Veterans

6,514

Male Veterans

501

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,458
First Gulf War871
Korea725
Second Gulf War592
World War II552

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,0808.78%
Black7986.83%
Hispanic2173.17%
2 or More818.67%
Other302.31%
Asian151.84%
Indian114.47%

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kankakee County, Illinois Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

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
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