Living in Joliet, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Joliet SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
4

Joliet, IL Crime Report

2,798
Total Crimes
1,883.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-26.67%
Below National Average

Joliet, IL Cost Of Living

98
Joliet's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Joliet, Illinois Info Snack

Joliet (/doli.t/ or /dolit/) is a city in Kendall and Will counties in the U.S. state of Illinois, 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Chicago. It is the county seat of Will County. At the 2010 census, the city was the fourth largest in Illinois, with a population of 147,433. A special census in 2016 put Joliet's population at 149,395, making it the 3rd largest city in Illinois.
Population
147,957
Unemployment
6.1%
Poverty
11.2%
Median Home
$172,400
Median Income
$67,504
Median Rent
$1,011

Joliet, IL Photos

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Rankings for Joliet in Illinois

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Map Of Joliet, IL

Population over time in Joliet

Year Population % Change
2017 147,957 -0.1%
2016 148,172 0.4%
2015 147,515 -0.3%
2014 147,918 0.1%
2013 147,786 0.2%
2012 147,459 0.2%
2011 147,098 0.2%
2010 146,820 1.3%
2009 145,002 -
Crime/100k Joliet IL USA
Violent Crime 327.2 404.1 368.9
Murder 5.4 6.9 5.0
Robbery 82.1 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 210.0 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 1556.3 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 302.2 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1161.9 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 92.2 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Joliet

White
49.1% (72,674)
African American
16.7% (24,713)
American Indian
0.1% (99)
Asian
2.1% (3,175)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (271)
Two Or More
2.1% (3,157)
Hispanic
29.6% (43,868)
Race Joliet IL USA
White 49.1% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 16.7% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 29.6% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Joliet, Illinois

Less than $10,000
5.3% (785,396)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.9% (425,813)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.4% (1,248,387)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.8% (1,303,683)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (1,644,834)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (2,765,133)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (2,199,985)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.4% (2,866,666)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.1% (1,046,258)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (509,539)
Income Joliet IL USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.9% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.4% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.8% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.4% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.1% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Joliet

Female
51.0% (75,513)
Male
49.0% (72,444)
Gender Joliet IL USA
Female 51.0% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Joliet for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (11,836)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (11,836)
High School / GED
31.0% (45,866)
Some College
23.0% (34,030)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (11,836)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (22,193)
Master's Degree
6.0% (8,877)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,479)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Joliet IL USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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