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Kankakee County, IL
The county was named for the Kankakee River

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The county is in the Kankakee-Bradley metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 107,188. This was an increase of  3.23% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$41,532
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kankakee County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Kankakee County was $25,901. This was an increase of 18.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 84% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Kankakee

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22% of Kankakee County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kankakee County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Kankakee County include Aroma Park Cemetery, B'nai Israel Cemetery, Barnett Cemetery, Beach Cemetery, Bebe Family Cemetery, Blooms Grove Cemetery, Bonfield Cemetery, Coleman Cemetery, Concordia Cemetery, DeSelm Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Kankakee County include Aroma, Aroma Park, Bonfield, Bourbonnais, Bourbonnais, Bradley, Buckingham, Essex, Essex, Ganeer ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Kankakee County include Kankakee Community College, Olivet Nazarene University ... View colleges

School districts in Kankakee County include Bourbonnais Schools Dist 53, Bradley Bourbonnais C Hs D 307, Bradley Schools Dist 61, Grant Park C U Schools Dist 6, Herscher Countymm Unit Schools Dist 2, Iroquois/Kankakee Roe, Kankakee Schools Dist 111, Manteno Countymm Unit Schools Dist 5, Momence Countymm Unit Schools Dist 1, Pembroke C C Schools District 259 ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Kankakee County include Bourbonnais Public Library, Bradley Public Library, Edward Chipman Public Library, Grant Park Public Library, Kankakee Public Library, Limestone Twp Library, Manteno Public Library, Pembroke District Twp Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Kankakee County include Bourbonnais Herald-County Market, Daily Journal ... View newspapers

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Politics

Kankakee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kankakee County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Kankakee County include Americas Best Value Inn Kankakee, Country Inn & Suites, Fairfield Inn by Marriott Kankakee, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Lee's Inn, Motel 6, Quality Inn & Suites, Super 8, Welcome Inn & Suites

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