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The water tower in Cabery IL.
The water tower in Cabery IL.
Location of Cabery in Ford County, Illinois.
Location of Cabery in Ford County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Ford and Kankakee
Townships Rogers, Norton
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
700 ft (200 m)
 • Total 231
 • Density 671.51/sq mi (259.62/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 815
FIPS code 17-10292

Cabery is a village located in Ford and Kankakee counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 266 at the 2010 census.


Cabery was founded about 1878 and was named after John R. Caberry, a Chicago merchant.


Cabery is located at 40°59′41″N 88°12′18″W / 40.99472°N 88.20500°W / 40.99472; -88.20500 (Cabery).

According to the 2010 census, Cabery has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), all land.

The county line between Kankakee County and Ford County runs right through the middle of town on Main Street.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 114
1890 342 200.0%
1900 385 12.6%
1910 321 −16.6%
1920 299 −6.9%
1930 290 −3.0%
1940 299 3.1%
1950 290 −3.0%
1960 293 1.0%
1970 287 −2.0%
1980 327 13.9%
1990 268 −18.0%
2000 263 −1.9%
2010 266 1.1%
2020 231 −13.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 263 people, 99 households, and 70 families residing in the village. The population density was 751.1 people per square mile (290.1/km2). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 337.0 per square mile (130.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.34% White, 1.90% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.28% of the population.

There were 99 households, out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 29.3% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,000, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $36,719 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,839. About 7.8% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.8% of those 65 or over.


Cabery has a park with basketball courts, a playground, and a lighted softball field with a press box. Lights for the softball field were donated from the old Comiskey Park in Chicago.

There is also a small pond called "the Clay Hole," which, although unsuitable for swimming, is a popular fishing pond during the warm months. Both bluegills and small Largemouth bass can be caught there.

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