Kane County, IL

531,715 Population
520.1 square miles 1,022.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
4.2%
was 4.1%
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Population Density
1,022.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.7%
was 51.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
18.0%
was 18.5%
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
26.3%
was 26.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
12.6%
was 12.3%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.9
was 5.8
Ranked 20th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
10.8%
was 11.1%
Ranked 7th Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$71,602
was $70,359
Ranked 6th Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.9
44.6
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,349
Ranked 26th Highest in IL
Patents per 100,000
42
Ranked 11th Highest in IL

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0.2
Ranked 15th Highest in IL
Violent Crimes per 100,000
11.3
was 8.6
Ranked 68th Highest in IL
Property Crimes per 100,000
77.8
was 79.8
Ranked 80th Highest in IL

 Housing

Total Housing Units
185,938
was 184,941
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$1,069
was $1,052
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
1,211
was 1,008
 
Occupied Housing Units
175,360
was 175,512
 
Homeownership Rate
71.6%
was 70.8%
Ranked 10th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
1,068
was 788
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
357.5
was 355.5
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.5%
was 15.5%
Ranked 20th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
143
was 220
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 3.0
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.6
was 5.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.3
was 1.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.8%
was 97.5%
Ranked 23rd Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.7%
Ranked 23rd Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.8%
was 98.0%
Ranked 15th Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.8%
was 82.9%
Ranked 23rd Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
33.7%
was 31.2%
Ranked 10th Highest in IL

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