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Living In Kankakee, IL

Kankakee, Illinois is a small city with approximately 26,000 residents. The city's residents, with an average age of just under 37, skew younger than most cities in Illinois. Residents are fairly evenly split between owning (52%) and renting (48%) their residence. The city boasts a relatively low average rent of $798 per month, which is $254 less than the state average.

Averaging about 23 minutes, Kankakee's commute time is quicker than the Illinois average of about 32 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing way to get to work, selected by 32% of residents, while public transit isn't used widely. A small percentage of commuters walk to work.

There are two primary industries in Kankakee: healthcare and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 15% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 7% of the city's population works in transportation, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just under $48K, Kankakee workers earn less than their peers elsewhere in Illinois. Kankakee's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average, Kankakee has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 who have earned a high school degree or equivalent (22%). Furthermore, 5% have a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.

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