In 2019, Kankakee County, IL had a population of 111k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $58,902. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Kankakee County, IL declined from 111,061 to 110,637, a −0.382% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,981 to $58,902, a 1.59% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kankakee County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (72%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.1%), White (Hispanic) (7.59%), Other (Hispanic) (2.12%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.39%). 0% of the households in Kankakee County, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.2% of the residents in Kankakee County, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kankakee County, IL are Olivet Nazarene University (1,835 degrees awarded in 2019), Kankakee Community College (679 degrees), and Paul Mitchell the School-Bradley (116 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Kankakee County, IL was $147,900, and the homeownership rate was 68%. Most people in Kankakee County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Kankakee County, IL was 2 cars per household.