Kankakee County, Illinois Population 2021

Kankakee County, Illinois's estimated population is 109,680 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kankakee County, Illinois is the 18th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 113,418 and has seen a growth of -3.30% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021109,680-91-0.08%
2020109,771-91-0.08%
2019109,862-91-0.08%
2018109,953-587-0.53%
2017110,540-540-0.49%
2016111,080-670-0.60%
2015111,750-133-0.12%
2014111,883-852-0.76%
2013112,735-239-0.21%
2012112,974-545-0.48%
2011113,5191010.09%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.08%
County Website
Founded
February 11, 1853
County Seat
2010 Population
113,418
Growth Since 2010
-3.30%
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Kankakee County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88,02379.56%
Black or African American16,85815.24%
Some Other Race2,4652.23%
Two or More Races2,0871.89%
Asian9330.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native2550.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.01%
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Kankakee County, Illinois Population by Race

Kankakee County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Kankakee County, Illinois Median Age

37.7


Total

36.4


Male

39.1


Female

Kankakee County, Illinois Adults

There are 85,128 adults, (18,008 of whom are seniors) in Kankakee County, Illinois.

Kankakee County, Illinois Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Kankakee County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

56,175

50.77%

Male

54,462

49.23%

Kankakee County, Illinois Population by Age

Kankakee County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kankakee County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All68%32%
Male66.1%33.9%
Non Family53.3%46.7%
Female42.7%57.3%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kankakee County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,7962.6468
Married19,2653.2685.3
Non Family13,5301.2253.3
Female5,0773.7142.7
Male1,9243.5766.1

3.26

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Kankakee County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0404.17%
9th to 12th Grade5,5597.63%
High School Graduate25,05734.38%
Some College17,61024.16%
Associates Degree6,4778.89%
Bachelors Degree9,39912.90%
Graduate Degree5,7407.88%
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Kankakee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kankakee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White55,91651,74312,463
Black10,0647,9621,571
Hispanic5,6603,557475
Other Race1,25960374
2+ Races652498219
Asian627569433
Native American17312123

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.06%.

Kankakee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,592$50,766$31,706
Less Than 9th Grade$21,437$25,086$17,025
High School Graduate$33,038$45,799$23,384
Some College$40,146$49,533$31,109
Bachelors Degree$53,828$64,104$41,581
Graduate Degree$64,463$76,460$57,949

$40,592

Average Earnings

$50,766

Average Male

$31,706

Average Female

Kankakee County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kankakee County, Illinois Language by Age

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Kankakee County, Illinois Language

90.64% of Kankakee County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 9.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.61% of the population.

Kankakee County, Illinois Language

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White76,5016,6518.69%
Black16,0205,87236.65%
Hispanic11,0602,24720.32%
Other2,42237715.57%
Multiple1,92932716.95%
Native25511444.71%
Asian89560.67%

14.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.02%

Male Poverty Rate

15.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois is Native, with 44.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois is Asian, with 0.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.41%.

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.54%
High School13.34%
Some College9.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.14%
Male Unemployed27.42%
Female Employed8.55%
Male Employed4.06%

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kankakee County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,902$73,991
Families$73,266$87,782
Married Families$87,170$101,901
Non Families$32,386$43,266
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Income by Household Type

Kankakee County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kankakee County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Kankakee County, Illinois Marital Status

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6,393

Number of Veterans

6,043

Male Veterans

350

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,328
First Gulf War803
Second Gulf War763
Korea585
World War II437

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,892
75+1,835
55 to 641,073
35 to 541,060
18 to 34533

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,5517.97%
Black7436.26%
Hispanic1812.51%
2+ Races515.03%
Native American2512.02%
Other Race231.39%

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Kankakee County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Kankakee County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Kankakee County, Illinois Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.75%

Born in Kankakee County, Illinois

95.08%

Native Born

4.92%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

2.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.08% of Kankakee County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 78.75% having been born in Illinois. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kankakee County, Illinois Place of Birth

  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

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