Kankakee County, Illinois Population 2022

Kankakee County, Illinois's estimated population is 106,312 with a growth rate of -0.56% 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 113,449 and has seen a growth of -6.29% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
186015,4120.00%
187024,3528,94058.01%
188025,0476952.85%
189028,7323,68514.71%
190037,1548,42229.31%
191040,7523,5989.68%
192044,9404,18810.28%
193050,0955,15511.47%
194060,87710,78221.52%
195073,52412,64720.77%
196092,06318,53925.21%
197097,2505,1875.63%
1980102,9265,6765.84%
199096,255-6,671-6.48%
2010113,44917,19417.86%
2011112,854-595-0.52%
2012112,259-595-0.53%
2013111,664-595-0.53%
2014111,069-595-0.53%
2015110,474-595-0.54%
2016109,879-595-0.54%
2017109,284-595-0.54%
2018108,689-595-0.54%
2019108,094-595-0.55%
2020107,502-592-0.55%
2021106,907-595-0.55%
2022106,312-595-0.56%
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Kankakee County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White85,81178.06%
Black or African American16,40514.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native2170.20%
Asian9150.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.00%
Some Other Race2,9172.65%
Two or More Races3,6563.33%
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Kankakee County, Illinois Population by Race

Kankakee County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Kankakee County, Illinois Median Age

38.2


Total

36.8


Male

39.6


Female

Kankakee County, Illinois Adults

There are 84,828 adults, (18,357 of whom are seniors) in Kankakee County, Illinois.

Kankakee County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kankakee County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

55,726

50.70%

Male

54,198

49.30%

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
Married85.1%14.9%
All67.1%32.9%
Male59.3%40.7%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female45.8%54.2%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kankakee County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,2972.5967.1
Married19,4083.2285.1
Male2,3533.5459.3
Female4,7333.6545.8
Non Family13,8031.1950.2

3.22

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Kankakee County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1614.34%
9th to 12th Grade5,3847.39%
High School Graduate25,22434.64%
Some College17,20223.63%
Associates Degree6,8519.41%
Bachelors Degree9,43312.96%
Graduate Degree5,5537.63%
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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
Asian668465379
2+ Races1,6521,362557
White55,38751,34612,173
Black9,7497,8151,479
Native American15110016
Hispanic5,8073,569464
Other Race1,61089373

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.74%.

Kankakee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,037$50,326$32,505
Less Than 9th Grade$22,680$26,523$17,367
High School Graduate$33,367$44,175$25,330
Some College$40,524$52,305$31,458
Bachelors Degree$55,569$63,860$46,295
Graduate Degree$66,052$81,689$58,164

$41,037

Average Earnings

$50,326

Average Male

$32,505

Average Female

Kankakee County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kankakee County, Illinois Language by Age

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Kankakee County, Illinois Language

90.39% of Kankakee County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 9.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.89% of the population.

Kankakee County, Illinois Language

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2179041.47%
Black15,5685,02832.30%
Hispanic11,3162,31920.49%
Multiple3,54647913.51%
White75,3586,1538.17%
Asian88560.68%
Other505NaN%

13.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.34%

Male Poverty Rate

14.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kankakee County, Illinois is Native, with 41.47% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.19%.

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.97%
High School12.67%
Some College9.20%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%

Kankakee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.67%
Male Unemployed26.59%
Female Employed7.22%
Female Unemployed43.66%

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$59,370$75,029
Families$73,857$89,738
Married Families$89,107$103,549
Non Families$32,503$42,612
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Income by Household Type

Kankakee County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 45-54, 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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6,434

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War723
First Gulf War931
Vietnam2,353
Korea508
World War II261

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34451
35 to 541,272
55 to 64939
65 to 741,868
75+1,904

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,5648.15%
Black7776.71%
Native American2313.14%
Other Race110.54%
2+ Races592.93%
Hispanic1522.06%

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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5.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kankakee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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79.31%

Born in Kankakee County, Illinois

94.89%

Native Born

5.11%

Foreign Born

2.83%

Non Citizen

2.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.89% of Kankakee County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 79.31% having been born in Illinois. 2.83% 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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