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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Kankakee County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16,296

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,076

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,612

Renter-occupied housing units : 818

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,559

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,636

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,064

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,272


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Kankakee County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 3,358

Householder 35 to 44 years : 3,720

Householder 45 to 54 years : 4,547

Householder 55 to 59 years : 2,393

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,903

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,378

Householder 75 years and over : 712

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 437

Householder 35 to 44 years : 560

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,244

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,068

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,445

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,711

Householder 75 years and over : 3,055


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Kankakee County, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 567

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 866

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,325

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 2,195

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,256

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 882

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 474

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,093

50.0 percent or more : 3,291

Not computed : 853


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Kankakee County, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later : $402,700

Built 2000 to 2009 : $228,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $188,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $145,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $149,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $119,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $107,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $101,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $114,800


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Kankakee County, Illinois: 69.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Kankakee County, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 285 285 $39,406,867
  Two Family 8 16 $987,000
  Three and Four Family 7 28 $1,619,000
  Five or More Family 1 12 $1,036,800
  Total

301 341 $43,049,667
2000        
  Single Family 306 306 $44,777,387
  Two Family 7 14 $1,113,000
  Three and Four Family 9 35 $2,145,000
  Five or More Family 2 16 $650,000
  Total

324 371 $48,685,387
2001        
  Single Family 391 391 $54,580,703
  Two Family 6 12 $1,231,000
  Three and Four Family 6 24 $1,640,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

403 427 $57,451,703
2002        
  Single Family 372 372 $56,253,182
  Two Family 3 6 $678,000
  Three and Four Family 15 57 $3,585,000
  Five or More Family 2 10 $600,000
  Total

392 445 $61,116,182
2003        
  Single Family 575 575 $89,703,986
  Two Family 5 10 $1,330,460
  Three and Four Family 10 40 $2,495,930
  Five or More Family 3 18 $1,080,000
  Total

593 643 $94,610,376
2004        
  Single Family 534 534 $90,356,764
  Two Family 4 8 $1,082,724
  Three and Four Family 14 56 $2,799,875
  Five or More Family 4 24 $1,260,000
  Total

556 622 $95,499,363
2005        
  Single Family 706 706 $122,680,853
  Two Family 7 14 $1,044,506
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 10 74 $4,874,400
  Total

723 794 $128,599,759
2006        
  Single Family 579 579 $103,356,219
  Two Family 5 10 $1,027,310
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 20 $680,000
  Total

588 609 $105,063,529


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Kankakee County, IL): $41,532
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kankakee County): $95,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Kankakee County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 77.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.5%
Electricity: 13.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Kankakee County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 13.32%
  • Juvenile facilities : 2.23%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 24.38%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.57%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 38.83%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 20.68%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kankakee County): $539
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Kankakee County): $725


(updated 2010)



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