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Kankakee, IL

Kankakee County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.116982     Longitude: -87.863866
Population 26,642 (2005)
Elevation of Kankakee, Illinois: 663 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1738934, place: Kankakee city, Illinois)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 20,222 (100%)
In labor force: 12,036 (59.52%)
--Civilian labor force: 12,036 (59.52%)
----Employed: 10,834 (53.58%)
----Unemployed: 1,202 (5.94%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 10%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 8,186 (40.48%)
Females 16 years and over: 10,737 (53.1%)
In labor force: 5,850 (28.93%)
--Civilian labor force: 5,850 (28.93%)
----Employed: 5,222 (25.82%)
Own children under 6 years: 2,489 (12.31%)
All parents in family in labor force: 1,604 (7.93%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 10,630 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 7,826 (73.62%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 1,840 (17.31%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 146 (1.37%)
Walked: 321 (3.02%)
Other means: 285 (2.68%)
Worked at home: 212 (1.99%)
Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 10,834 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 2,433 (22.46%)
Service occupations: 2,329 (21.5%)
Sales and office occupations: 2,390 (22.06%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 82 (0.76%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 846 (7.81%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 2,754 (25.42%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 129 (1.19%)
Construction: 437 (4.03%)
Manufacturing: 1,711 (15.79%)
Wholesale trade.: 370 (3.42%)
Retail trade: 1,525 (14.08%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 686 (6.33%)
Information: 292 (2.7%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 435 (4.02%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 627 (5.79%)
Educational, health and social services: 2,453 (22.64%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 944 (8.71%)
Other services (except public administration): 575 (5.31%)
Public administration: 650 (6%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 8,625 (79.61%)
Government workers: 1,792 (16.54%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 409 (3.78%)
Unpaid family workers: 8 (0.07%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 9,995 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,439 (14.4%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 1,118 (11.19%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,667 (16.68%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 1,418 (14.19%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,655 (16.56%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,574 (15.75%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 629 (6.29%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 313 (3.13%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 67 (0.67%)
$200,000 or more: 115 (1.15%)
Median household income: $30,469

With earnings: 7,530 (75.34%)
--Mean earnings: $40,541
With Social Security income: 2,951 (29.52%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,104
With Supplemental Security Income: 597 (5.97%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,576
With public assistance income: 672 (6.72%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,698
With retirement income: 1,625 (16.26%)
--Mean retirement income: $15,352

Families: 6,329 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 651 (10.29%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 538 (8.5%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 915 (14.46%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 936 (14.79%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,173 (18.53%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,196 (18.9%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 507 (8.01%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 270 (4.27%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 52 (0.82%)
$200,000 or more: 91 (1.44%)
Median family income: $36,428

Per capita income: $15,479

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $30,894
Female full-time, year-round workers: $22,928

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 1,148 (18.14%)
--With related children under 18 years: 993 (15.69%)
----With related children under 5 years: 472 (7.46%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 802 (12.67%)
--With related children under 18 years: 718 (11.34%)
----With related children under 5 years: 327 (5.17%)
Individuals: 5,602 (88.51%)
--18 years and over: 3,201 (50.58%)
----65 years and over: 381 (6.02%)
--Related children under 18 years: 2,361 (37.3%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 1,738 (27.46%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 1,358 (21.46%)

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