What you need to know about Kankakee, IL

Kankakee is located in Kankakee County, Illinois. The population is 47% White, 32% Black, 0% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 4% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 16% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $32,265 and the median home value is $96,500. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Kankakee, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Kankakee has a Walk Score ® of 47.

Housing

Homes Owned 49.53%
49.53% Complete
Homes Rented 50.47%
50.47% Complete

Real Estate

In Kankakee, Illinois


Ready to move to Kankakee? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Kankakee.

Median Home Price

$96,500
Lower than the state average

Schools

In Kankakee, Illinois


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Kankakee rates.

Median Household Income

$32,265
Lower than the national average

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Kankakee, Illinois


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Kankakee.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 11%
11% Complete
Graduated High School 76%
76% Complete
Shopping in Kankakee, IL
Kankakee has a variety of shopping destinations to choose from. Below is a listing of some of the stores available here.

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