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Kankakee County
  • County in Illinois

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade C+
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Kankakee County is located in Illinois with a population of 109,924. In Kankakee County, most residents own their homes. In Kankakee County there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Kankakee County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Kankakee County are above average.

About

Population
109,924

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$152,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$906
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    243
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    68.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    140.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    426.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,195.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    103.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

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