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.


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

Lower than the state average


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

Lower than the national average


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


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.


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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