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Kankakee at a Glance
Kankakee was once marshland but today it is a city, with its own airport and beautiful park district. Kankakee is the birthplace of Tyjuan Hagler, a former football linebacker and Super Bowl champion.
Population: 26,676 as of July 2015 (U.S. Census Bureau)
Non-Emergency Police or Fire: In a non-emergency, you can contact the Kankakee Police Department at 815-933-3321. You can contact the Kankakee Fire Department in a non-emergency at 815-933-0458.
Automotive / Transportation in Kankakee
Kankakee has its own airport, just 50 miles south of downtown Chicago, known as the Greater Kankakee Airport. The Greater Kankakee Airport has been serving the local community since 1962. It is primarily used by private tenants and businesses, as well as Air Wisconsin, Inc., which began operating from Greater Kankakee Airport in 1967.
The residents of Kankakee can travel by train, as Amtrak provides a railway service from the Kankakee Amtrak Station. There is a transit bus system also available in Kankakee, which runs seven days a week, operated by the River Valley Metro Mass Transit District.
For those who drive, Kankakee is conveniently located for access to Interstate 57, US 45 and US 52, as well as IL 50 and IL 17.
Residents & Homeowners in Kankakee
The United States Census Bureau recorded the owner-occupied housing unit rate for Kankakee between 2010 and 2014 at 49.5%, and the value of these owner-occupied homes at $96,500. The U.S. Census Bureau also notes that the average number of persons per household in Kankakee during this time was 2.7. If you'd like to find out more about Kankakee, visit the City of Kankakee website.