City At A Glance

Fireworks Over Kankakee, IL

Quick Facts:

Population: 27,663
Median Household Income: $32,171
Average Work Commute: 15 Minutes
Median Home Price: $68,000

About Kankakee, IL

Kankakee is the only place in the world with two Frank Lloyd Wright homes side by side. Located 60 miles south of Chicago, the city is rooted in agriculture, and other major industries include manufacturing and health care. Riverside Medical Center continues to nationally rank for its services and care. Residents also enjoy fishing and boating at The Kankakee River State Park, which attracts more than a million visitors a year.