In 2017, Kankakee, IL had a population of 26k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $35,601. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kankakee, IL declined from 26,424 to 26,036, a -1.47% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,931 to $35,601, a 4.92% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kankakee, IL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (39.3%), White (Hispanic) (14.2%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.15%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.3%). N/A% of the people in Kankakee, IL speak a non-English language, and 93% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kankakee, IL are Kankakee Community College (908 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Kankakee, IL is $85,800, and the homeownership rate is 49.8%. Most people in Kankakee, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Kankakee, IL is 2 cars per household.