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Kankakee, IL Metro Area


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2022 population: 106,074   ( 7,375 from 2010)
Land area: 676.5 square miles
Population density: 156.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:74,033 69.79% 11.0%
Black:15,66514.77% 7.8%
Indian:1810.17% 3.2%
Asian:1,1201.06% 5.5%
2+ races:2,0931.97% 22.1%
Hispanic:12,98212.24% 27.7%
Total non-White:32,04130.21% 6.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,550 11.9
Deaths:2,96413.8
Net Migration: -1,197-5.6
Net Immigration: 1550.7
Change in White population:-9,185 -8.1
Change in Non-White pop.:1,810 1.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
113,449
83,21873.35%
16,99814.98%
1870.16%
1,0620.94%
1,7141.51%
10,1678.96%
30,23126.65%

2000
103,833
80,82977.85%
15,94215.35%
1450.14%
7140.69%
1,1251.08%
4,9594.78%
23,00422.15%

1990
96,255
79,48182.57%
14,39114.95%
1270.13%
5520.57%
n/a
1,7041.77%
16,77417.43%

1980
102,926
86,18483.73%
14,78114.36%
1260.12%
5390.52%
n/a
1,2481.21%
16,74216.27%

1970
97,250
85,13587.54%
10,96311.27%
670.07%
1280.13%
n/a
7920.81%
12,115 12.46%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
14,630 14.1
9,9619.6
2,8092.7
1,1251.1
2,389 2.3
7,227 7.0
1990's
NumberRate
15,776 16.4
10,61511.0
2620.3
9130.9
1,348 1.4
6,230 6.5
1980's
NumberRate
16,196 15.7
9,269 9.0
-13,168 -12.8
n/a
-6,703 -6.5
32 0.0
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-4,470 -4.6
n/a
1,049 1.1
4,627 4.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Kankakee, IL Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.9
24,649 23.2%
81,425 76.8%
18,495 17.4%
40,591
2.53
26,164 64.5%
18,706 71.5%
2,868 11.0%
14,427 35.5%

2010
NumberPercent
36.7
28,754 25.3%
84,695 74.7%
15,237 13.4%
41,511
2.61
28,680 69.1%
20,369 71.0%
3,688 12.9%
12,831 30.9%

2000
NumberPercent
35.3
28,077 27.0%
75,756 73.0%
13,605 13.1%
38,209
2.61
26,983 70.6%
20,735 76.8%
2,963 11.0%
11,226 29.4%

1990
NumberPercent
32.8
27,213 28.3%
69,042 71.7%
13,204 13.7%
34,588
2.68
25,003 72.3%
19,937 79.7%
2,615 10.5%
9,585 27.7%

1980
NumberPercent
29.0
31,761 30.9%
71,165 69.1%
11,112 10.8%
35,125
2.81
26,627 75.8%
21,920 82.3%
2,701 10.1%
8,498 24.2%

2022 Housing Data for Kankakee, IL Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units45,312 
Median Value$176,800 
Occupied40,59189.6%
Vacant4,72110.4%
Owned27,63468.1%
Rented12,95731.9%
Median Rent$1,025 
Single-Family Units33,93574.9%
    Detached31,84270.3%
    Attached2,0934.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units4,81010.6%
Mobile Homes3,0206.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Kankakee, IL Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,3655.8%
$10,000 to $14,9991,5333.8%
$15,000 to $19,9991,5443.8%
$20,000 to $24,9991,4273.5%
$25,000 to $29,9991,9404.8%
$30,000 to $34,9991,9434.8%
$35,000 to $39,9991,5543.8%
$40,000 to $44,9991,6234.0%
$45,000 to $49,9991,5673.9%
$50,000 to $59,9993,2548.0%
$60,000 to $74,9993,9489.7%
$75,000 to $99,9994,87912.0%
$100,000 to $124,9993,7779.3%
$125,000 to $149,9993,4298.4%
$150,000 to $199,9993,5448.7%
$200,000 or more2,2645.6%
Median Household Income65,489 
Per Capita Income32,941 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.89 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2,4836.1%
Public Assistance1,0512.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps6,60416.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed41,64369.8%
Unemployed2,1153.5%
In Armed Forces90.0%
Total Labor Force43,76773.3%
Not in Labor Force15,92426.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 30.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector18,82216,31653.6%
Non-Profit2,0262,84841.6%
Self-Employed2,1301,49158.8%
Local Government1,5142,45338.2%
State Government7831,23738.8%
Federal Government16923242.1%
Total Private + Self20,95217,80754.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.4,4926,77039.9%
Total25,44424,57750.9%
Pct. Govt.12.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts5,17010.3%
Sales and Office Occupations10,17520.3%
Professional, Technical9,98720.0%
Service Occupations9,58319.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2230.4%
All others15,14430.3%
White Collar 50.6%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance8,51017.0%
Manufacturing7,05214.1%
Retail trade6,34612.7%
Educational services4,3858.8%
Accommodation and food services3,7567.5%
Transportation and warehousing3,3156.6%
Construction3,1046.2%
Other services2,2624.5%
Finance and insurance2,0644.1%
Professional, scientific, technical1,8823.8%
Public administration1,7213.4%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,4853.0%
Wholesale trade1,3852.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting7111.4%
Information6981.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation6371.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing4440.9%
Utilities2820.6%
Management200.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Kankakee, IL Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican10,91210.16%
Puerto Rican5140.48%
Cuban280.03%
Dominican380.04%
Total Central American4500.42%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan390.04%
Honduran940.09%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian780.07%
Salvadoran2390.22%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1770.16%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian10.00%
Ecuadorian180.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan1580.15%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2180.20%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino3870.36%
Indian2650.25%
Korean1860.17%
Chinese1470.14%
Indonesian350.03%
Vietnamese160.01%
Cambodian60.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English91,02789.9%
Spanish8,6518.5%
French, Haitian, Cajun3910.4%
Other Indo-European2120.2%
Tagalog2030.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1960.2%
Other1430.1%
German, other Germanic1330.1%
Korean1060.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German22,56921.0%
Irish11,91911.1%
African8,3327.8%
English7,0756.6%
French6,5086.1%
Polish6,0915.7%
Italian4,9864.6%
American3,5193.3%
Swedish2,1382.0%
Dutch2,0621.9%
Scottish1,5481.4%
French Canadian1,3981.3%
Danish9060.8%
Norwegian7640.7%
Scotch-Irish5720.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen104,88497.6%
Not a citizen2,5372.4%
Native101,94394.9%
Foreign-born5,4785.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Kankakee, IL Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,657 3.7%4,588 6.4%25,346 35.2%24,726 34.4%8,806 12.2%5,811 8.1%
  Average years of education: 13.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,657 3.7%
9-12 Years 4,588 6.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 25,346 35.2%
Some College 24,726 34.4%
Bach. Degree 8,806 12.2%
Grad Degree 5,811 8.1%
Average years of education: 13.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Kankakee, IL Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 97,532 91,226 6,306 6.5%
1991 100,158 92,640 7,518 7.5%
1992 100,010 91,700 8,310 8.3%
1993 100,808 93,364 7,444 7.4%
1994 103,182 96,644 6,538 6.3%
1995 104,558 98,486 6,072 5.8%
1996 105,038 99,550 5,488 5.2%
1997 105,850 100,804 5,046 4.8%
1998 105,200 99,728 5,472 5.2%
1999 104,948 99,786 5,162 4.9%
2000 105,118 100,514 4,604 4.4%
2001 104,056 98,690 5,366 5.2%
2002 103,466 96,834 6,632 6.4%
2003 102,886 95,386 7,500 7.3%
2004 103,532 96,016 7,516 7.3%
2005 105,968 99,302 6,666 6.3%
2006 108,572 102,516 6,056 5.6%
2007 111,362 104,278 7,084 6.4%
2008 111,694 102,170 9,524 8.5%
2009 112,122 98,280 13,842 12.3%
2010 112,686 98,410 14,276 12.7%
2011 111,692 98,644 13,048 11.7%
2012 110,756 98,940 11,816 10.7%
2013 110,236 98,656 11,580 10.5%
2014 109,704 100,756 8,948 8.2%
2015 108,684 101,218 7,466 6.9%
2016 109,870 102,762 7,108 6.5%
2017 109,782 103,762 6,020 5.5%
2018 111,336 105,270 6,066 5.4%
2019 111,940 106,572 5,368 4.8%
2020 107,868 98,328 9,540 8.8%
2021 105,248 98,264 6,984 6.6%
2022 104,066 98,596 5,470 5.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com