About Bradley, IL
Bradley is a charming village located in Kankakee County, Illinois.
It was originally founded as a company town for the Bradley Manufacturing Company, which produced wooden cabinets and furniture. Officially it was incorporated in 1895.
At the 2020 census, there were over 15,000 people living in the village, with a total area of 6.93 square miles.
The economy of Bradley, like many small suburban communities, is closely tied to the surrounding region, with residents commuting in nearby cities, including Kankakee and Chicago. The area boasts a diverse range of businesses and industries contributing to its economic base.
Additionally, Bradley offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including parks, sports facilities, and community events.