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Kankakee is a township in Jasper County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Kankakee. For links to other places called Kankakee, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Kankakee is 41.205N. The longitude is -86.997W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 945.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kankakee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jasper 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 46374 ZIP code.
25% of Kankakee residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kankakee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kankakee was $18,876, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Kankakee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kankakee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.
Jasper County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kankakee political report.
The average commute time for Kankakee workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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