Kankakee County, Illinois Population 2018

Kankakee County, Illinois's estimated population is 109,605 with a growth rate of -1.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kankakee County, Illinois is the 18th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017109,605-1,888-1.69%
2016111,4931,4401.31%
2016110,053-703-0.63%
2015110,756-628-0.56%
2014111,384-823-0.73%
2013112,207-745-0.66%
2012112,952-525-0.46%
2011113,477590.05%
2010113,41817,16317.83%
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
White89,149
Black or African American16,908
Two or More Races2,017
Some Other Race1,856
Asian1,192
American Indian and Alaska Native334
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander37

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Kankakee County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kankakee County, Illinois Median Age

37.4


Total

36.2


Male

38.4


Female

Kankakee County, Illinois Adults

There are 84,623 adults, (16,724 of which are seniors) in Kankakee County, Illinois.

Kankakee County, Illinois Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kankakee County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

56,745

50.90%

Male

54,748

49.10%

Kankakee County, Illinois Households and Families

Kankakee County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kankakee County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All68.9%31.1%
Male62.4%37.6%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Female42.1%57.9%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kankakee County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,4802.6268.9
Married19,6543.2285.8
Non Family13,2171.2656.3
Female5,7853.4142.1
Male1,8243.4662.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kankakee County, Illinois Households

Kankakee County, Illinois Education

Kankakee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4384.72%
9th to 12th Grade5,7887.94%
High School Graduate24,80434.03%
Some College18,96826.02%
Associates Degree6,0728.33%
Bachelors Degree8,68111.91%
Graduate Degree5,1377.05%

Kankakee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White56,44151,87911,800
Black9,8317,7811,054
Hispanic5,2922,835364
Other Race97244951
Asian701621473
Multiple Races561480128
Native American20814012
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 County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,604$45,125$30,157
Less Than High School$19,367$22,886$14,241
High School Grad$30,937$38,689$22,367
Some College$37,403$48,901$28,520
Bachelors Degree$47,396$60,837$38,554
Graduate Degree$60,554$64,692$56,010

$36,604

Average Earnings

$45,125

Average Male

$30,157

Average Female

Kankakee County, Illinois Language

Kankakee County, Illinois Language by Age

Kankakee County, Illinois Language

90.84% of Kankakee County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 9.16% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.16% of the population.

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White77,3767,3319.47%
Black16,0136,42740.14%
Hispanic10,5972,60224.55%
Multiple1,89142022.21%
Other1,80732117.76%
Native33418655.69%
Asian1,111696.21%

15.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.02%

Male Poverty Rate

16.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois is Native, with 55.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois is Asian, with 6.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.04%.

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.35%
High School14.77%
Some College8.97%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.91%
Male Unemployed28.15%
Female Employed7.66%
Male Employed5.95%

Kankakee County, Illinois Income

Kankakee County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,697$66,745
Families$66,272$77,679
Married Families$79,395$91,138
Non Families$32,891$40,848

Kankakee County, Illinois Marital Status

Kankakee County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Kankakee County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by War

7,432

Number of Veterans

6,942

Male Veterans

490

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,501
First Gulf War917
Korea694
World War II626
Second Gulf War531

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,961
65 to 741,794
35 to 541,703
55 to 641,529
18 to 34445

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,4369.26%
Black8877.55%
Hispanic2243.35%
2 or More677.71%
Other251.96%
Asian171.96%

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kankakee County, Illinois Employment Status

Kankakee County, Illinois Employment by Age

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kankakee County, Illinois Employment by Race

Kankakee County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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