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Yellowhead is a township in Kankakee County, in the Kankakee-Bradley metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Yellowhead. For links to other places called Yellowhead, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Yellowhead is 41.252N. The longitude is -87.596W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 696 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,567.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Yellowhead demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kankakee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60401 ZIP code.
33% of Yellowhead residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yellowhead ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yellowhead was $22,909, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Yellowhead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Yellowhead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,157.
Kankakee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Yellowhead political report.
The average commute time for Yellowhead workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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