kankakee County, Illinois 

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Population

110,801

-1.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.5%

Median Income

$51,000

Median Home Price

$126,600

United States / Illinois / Kankakee / Kankakee County / Cities / Zip Codes
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Small town complex - Northeast Illinois, 55 miles south of Chicago. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Kankakee County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

kankakee, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Close to Chicago
Air quality
Cons
Entertainment
Low educational attainment
Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Kankakee Metro Area

Kankakee and Bradley are adjacent and fairly typical small Illinois towns with brick buildings and abundant agricultural land. There are reputedly 600 antiques shops in the area. Kankakee is closer to Chicago’s industrial areas than its attractive ones.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Kankakee County
Metro Area: Kankakee
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Bourbonnais township, Kankakee township, 36 total
Zip Codes: 60901, 60914, 60950, 60915, 60954, 60964, 60940, 60958, 60941, 60913, 15 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 632 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kankakee County is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kankakee County jobs have increased by 5.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kankakee County's cost of living is 18.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kankakee County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Kankakee county remained very strongly Republican, 57.0% to 40.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kankakee County's population is 110,801 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kankakee County is Real Estate: $126,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%.

SCHOOLS
Kankakee County public schools spend $12,166 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Kankakee County. More Education



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Housing Market in kankakee

It's a good time to buy in Kankakee. Home Appreciation is up 6.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kankakee is $126,600.

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ZIP CODES IN KANKAKEE COUNTY, ILLINOIS
60901, 60914, 60950, 60915, 60954, 60964, 60940, 60958, 60941, 60913, 15 total

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