In 2021, Kankakee, IL had a population of 108k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $61,664. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Kankakee, IL declined from 109,924 to 108,104, a −1.66% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,370 to $61,664, a 3.86% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kankakee, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), White (Hispanic) (6.24%), Other (Hispanic) (2.65%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.63%).
None of the households in Kankakee, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.3% of the residents in Kankakee, IL are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Kankakee, IL was $158,100, and the homeownership rate was 67.7%.
Most people in Kankakee, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Kankakee, IL was 2 cars per household.