Kankakee, IL (West Kankakee)




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About Kankakee, IL (West Kankakee)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

West Kankakee median real estate price is $114,696, which is less expensive than 72.2% of Illinois neighborhoods and 72.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in West Kankakee is currently $1,104, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 40.4% of Illinois neighborhoods.

West Kankakee is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kankakee, Illinois.

West Kankakee real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the West Kankakee neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.5% in West Kankakee. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Kankakee, the West Kankakee neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the West Kankakee neighborhood has more French and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.2% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 2.5% have Danish ancestry.

West Kankakee is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the West Kankakee neighborhood in Kankakee are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 33.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the West Kankakee neighborhood, 38.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.6%), and 13.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the West Kankakee neighborhood in Kankakee, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.8%), and residents who report Mexican roots (16.4%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (11.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the West Kankakee neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (14.1%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in West Kankakee neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (86.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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West Kankakee 0.101011101001110
Kankakee 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

KANKAKEE SD 111


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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HERSCHER CUSD 2


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Limestone Middle Sch
963 N 5000 W Rd
Kankakee, IL, 60901
PK-08
Herscher Intermediate Sch
391 N Main St
Herscher, IL, 60941
PK-04
Herscher High School
501 N Main St
Herscher, IL, 60941
09-12
Bonfield Grade School
522 E Smith St
Bonfield, IL, 60913
PK-01

School District Enrollment By Group

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