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Population (year 2000): 27,491. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,642 (-3.1% change)
Males: 13,161 (47.9%), Females: 14,330 (52.1%)

Kankakee County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $30,469 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,400 (year 2000)

Kankakee, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Kankakee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (47.8%)
  • Black (41.1%)
  • Hispanic (9.3%)
  • Other race (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (14.0%), Irish (7.7%), French (6.5%), English (4.2%), United States (3.3%), Italian (3.1%).

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Elevation: 663 feet

Land area: 12.3 square miles

Kankakee,

For population 25 years and over in Kankakee

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kankakee city

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

6.7% Foreign born (5.4% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -559 (-2.0%).



Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Joliet, (33.3 miles pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (51.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Bradley, (2.1 miles IL Bourbonnais, (3.5 miles Park, IL (4.8 miles Aroma IL (8.6 miles Chebanse, River Terrace, IL (8.9 miles Sun IL Manteno, (9.4 miles Irwin, IL (9.5 miles) , Anne, IL St. (12.0 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $35,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,000

Latitude: 41.12 N, Longitude: 87.86 W

Area code: 815


Kankakee, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.6%), Manufacturing (15.8%), Retail trade (14.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,519 (+20.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,029 (47.3%)


 

Crime in Kankakee by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 6 9 2 8 2 2
    per 100,000 21.8 32.7 7.3 29.1 7.3 7.3
Rapes 54 38 40 32 40 42
    per 100,000 196.4 138.2 145.5 116.4 145.5 152.8
Robberies 58 111 83 99 83 90
    per 100,000 211.0 403.8 301.9 360.1 301.9 327.4
Assaults 153 165 120 124 120 102
    per 100,000 556.5 600.2 436.5 451.1 436.5 371.0
Burglaries 413 340 355 377 355 289
    per 100,000 1502.3 1236.8 1291.3 1371.4 1291.3 1051.3
Thefts 1,077 863 1,040 1,050 1,040 972
    per 100,000 3917.6 3139.2 3783.1 3819.4 3783.1 3535.7
Auto thefts 150 113 76 125 76 68
    per 100,000 545.6 411.0 276.5 454.7 276.5 247.4
580.5 574.2 507.2 559.1 507.2 475.6


Average climate in Kankakee, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kankakee,

Kankakee-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the Kankakee city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Fred MacMurray - (1908-1991), actor, Tyjuan Hagler - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Dec 3, 1981), Arlen Dorsey - College football player (West Virginia Mountaineers).


Main business address for: CENTRUE FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Kankakee:
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (350 N WALL ST)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (500 W COURT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kankakee:
  • IROQUOIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; WATSEKA, IL)
  • ST JAMES HOSP & HLTH CTR-OLYMPIA FLDS (about 31 miles; OLYMPIA FIELDS, IL)
  • SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; JOLIET, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kankakee:
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 47 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 47 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 59 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kankakee:
  • KANKAKEE (about 4 miles; KANKAKEE, IL; ID: 3KK)
  • GREATER KANKAKEE (about 5 miles; KANKAKEE, IL; ID: IKK)
  • SANGER (about 22 miles; MONEE, IL; ID: C56)

Amtrak station:
KANKAKEE (199 S. EAST AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 10 $52,870 $63,444 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $9,688 $38,752 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10 $28,478 $34,173 0 $0
Firefighters 50 $204,286 $49,028 0 $0
Police - Other 23 $64,994 $33,909 2 $2,784
Financial Administration 14 $44,704 $38,317 2 $1,726
Sewerage 14 $52,722 $45,190 2 $1,650
Local Libraries 11 $23,448 $25,579 17 $7,938
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,968 $35,616 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 25 $90,768 $43,568 46 $21,970
Police Protection - Officers 75 $290,580 $46,492 0 $0
Streets and Highways 25 $95,448 $45,815 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,108 $30,648 0 $0
Totals for Government 263 $966,062 $44,078 69 $36,068


College/University in Kankakee:
  • KANKAKEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,711; Location: PO BOX 888; Public; Website: www.kcc.cc.il.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kankakee:
  • OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; BOURBONNAIS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; FT enrollment: 3,191)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 33 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; FT enrollment: 2,523)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 35 miles; JOLIET, IL; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 36 miles; JOLIET, IL; FT enrollment: 6,075)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 38 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,974)
Public high schools in Kankakee:
  • KANKAKEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,230; Location: 1200 W JEFFERY ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PROEGLER SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 710 N CHICAGO AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • I KAN REGIONAL ALTERNATVE ATT CTR (Students: 40; Location: 1 STEWART DR; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Kankakee:
  • BISHOP MCNAMARA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 550 BROOKMONT BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • GRACE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 248; Location: 2499 WALDRON RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • KANKAKEE TRINITY ACADEMY (Students: 95; Location: 410 S SMALL AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Kankakee:
  • KANKAKEE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 873; Location: 2250 E CRESTWOOD ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LIMESTONE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 698; Location: 963 N 5000 W RD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • JOHN KENNEDY MIDDLE GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 658; Location: 1550 W CALISTA ST; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • KING MIDDLE GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 518; Location: 1440 E COURT STREET; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • TAFT PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 436; Location: 1155 W HAWKINS ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • MARK TWAIN PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 2250 E COURT ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • STEUBEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 520 S WILDWOOD AVE; Grades: KG - 03)
  • EDISON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 284; Location: 1991 E MAPLE ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • LAFAYETTE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 369 N FIFTH AVE; Grades: KG - 03)
  • LINCOLN CLTRL CTR-MONTESSORI ELEM (Students: 234; Location: 240 WARREN AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Kankakee:
  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 1580 BUTTERFIELD TRAIL; Grades: PK - 8)
  • STS PATRICK AND TERESA SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 366 E HICKORY STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARTIN OF TOURS (Students: 173; Location: 907 S 9TH; Grades: PK - 8)
Libraries in Kankakee:
  • KANKAKEE P.L. (Operating income: $452,767; Location: 304 S. INDIANA AVENUE; 108,031 books; 1,477 audio materials; 1,213 video materials; 214 serial subscriptions)
  • LIMESTONE TWP. LIB. (Operating income: $407,189; Location: 4709 W. RT. 17; 5,654 books; 153 audio materials; 321 video materials; 1 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Kankakee: Kankakee Country Club (A), Kankakee County Courthouse (B), Kankakee Public Library (C), Fire Station Number 2 (D).

Shopping Centers: Meadowview Shopping Center (1), West Marycrest Shopping Center (2), Marycrest Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Kankakee include: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church (A), Shiloh Baptist Church (B), Asbury United Methodist Church (C), Second Baptist Church (D), Saints Temple Church of God in Christ (E), Saint Teresa Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Rose Roman Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: State Hospital Cemetery (1), Old State Hospital Cemetery (2), Mount Calvary Cemetery (3), Mound Grove Cemetery (4).

Creeks: Soldier Creek (A), Gar Creek (B).

Parks in Kankakee include: Jobbers Park (1), Old Fair Park (2), LaVasseur Park (3), Pierson Park (4), Pioneer Park (5), Cobb Park (6), River Road Park (7), Riverview Historic District (8), Bird Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Kankakee compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Kankakee:
  • WKAN (1320 AM; 1 kW; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kankakee:
  • WKIF (92.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCC (91.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: KANKAKEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAWF (88.3 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVLI (95.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W205AZ (88.9 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Kankakee:
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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