U.S. Beacon June 15, 2024

Kankakee, IL

Kankakee County, Illinois

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



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

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 7,769 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 661 (8.51%)
Kindergarten: 477 (6.14%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 3,691 (47.51%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,741 (22.41%)
College or graduate school: 1,199 (15.43%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 16,665 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 2,235 (13.41%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 3,053 (18.32%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 4,991 (29.95%)
Some college, no degree: 3,312 (19.87%)
Associate degree: 880 (5.28%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,372 (8.23%)
Graduate or professional degree: 822 (4.93%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 68.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 20,618 (100%)
Never married: 6,975 (33.83%)
Now married, except separated: 8,565 (41.54%)
Separated: 634 (3.07%)
Total Widowed: 1,932 (9.37%)
Widowed Female: 1,606 (7.79%)
Total Divorced: 2,512 (12.18%)
Divorced Female: 1,495 (7.25%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 716 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 401 (56.01%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 19,360 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 2,188 (11.3%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 6,952 (100%)
--With a disability: 721 (10.37%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 13,879 (100%)
--With a disability: 3,492 (25.16%)
----Percent employed: 51.1%
--No disability: 10,387 (74.84%)
----Percent employed: 75.4%
Population 65 years and over: 3,244 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,590 (49.01%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 25,294 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 12,864 (50.86%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 11,939 (47.2%)
--Same county: 8,503 (33.62%)
--Different county: 3,436 (13.58%)
----Same state: 2,196 (8.68%)
----Different state: 1,240 (4.9%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 491 (1.94%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 27,561 (100%)
Native: 25,708 (93.28%)
--Born in United States: 25,614 (100%)
----State of residence: 20,387 (73.97%)
----Different state: 5,227 (18.97%)
--Born outside United States: 94 (0.34%)
Foreign born: 1,853 (6.72%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,085 (3.94%)
--Naturalized citizen: 556 (2.02%)
--Not a citizen: 1,297 (4.71%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,853 (100%)
Europe: 118 (6.37%)
Asia: 210 (11.33%)
Africa: 36 (1.94%)
Oceania: 9 (0.49%)
Latin America: 1,480 (79.87%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 25,294 (100%)
English only: 22,398 (88.55%)
Language other than English: 2,896 (11.45%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,521 (6.01%)
--Spanish: 2,329 (9.21%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,330 (5.26%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 351 (1.39%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 96 (0.38%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 166 (0.66%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 95 (0.38%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 27,561 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 26,990% (97.93%)
Arab: 20 (0.07%)
Czech: 102 (0.37%)
Danish: 134 (0.49%)
Dutch: 493 (1.79%)
English: 1,163 (4.22%)
French (except Basque): 1,792 (6.5%)
French Canadian: 496 (1.8%)
German: 3,850 (13.97%)
Greek: 36 (0.13%)
Hungarian: 31 (0.11%)
Irish: 2,127 (7.72%)
Italian: 854 (3.1%)
Lithuanian: 97 (0.35%)
Norwegian: 282 (1.02%)
Polish: 701 (2.54%)
Portuguese: 42 (0.15%)
Russian: 21 (0.08%)
Scotch-Irish: 165 (0.6%)
Scottish: 213 (0.77%)
Slovak: 25 (0.09%)
Subsaharan African: 174 (0.63%)
Swedish: 251 (0.91%)
Swiss: 82 (0.3%)
Ukrainian: 26 (0.09%)
United States or American: 910 (3.3%)
Welsh: 41 (0.15%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 37 (0.13%)
Other ancestries: 12,825 (46.53%)

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