Joliet, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 147,806 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +39.1%
Males: 73,387  (49.7%)
Females: 74,419  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60442, 60560.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,019 (it was $47,761 in 2000)
Joliet:

$59,019
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,421 (it was $19,390 in 2000)

Joliet city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $160,200 (it was $116,600 in 2000)
Joliet:

$160,200
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $158,641; Detached houses: $165,493; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,818; In 2-unit structures: $124,375; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $144,514; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $71,992; Mobile homes: $15,873

Median gross rent in 2013: $895.

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  • Races in Joliet, IL (2013)

    Joliet races chart
    • 75,97551.3%White alone
    • 42,40828.7%Hispanic
    • 24,22116.4%Black alone
    • 2,9732.0%Asian alone
    • 2,3831.6%Two or more races
    • 1920.1%American Indian alone
    • 1680.1%Other race alone
    • 140.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Joliet detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Joliet: 101.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.2%), Irish (11.7%), Polish (7.1%), Italian (5.2%), English (3.7%), United States (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/25/1876

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 38.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,884 people per square mile   (average).

Joliet,IL real estate house value index trend

Joliet, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Joliet:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Joliet city:

  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

21,851 residents are foreign born (11.2% Latin America).

This city:

14.7%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 167 registered sex offenders living in Joliet, Illinois as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Joliet to the number of sex offenders is 888 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,548 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,499 (2.5%)

Joliet satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (30.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rockdale, IL (1.3 miles ), Crest Hill, IL (1.5 miles ), Preston Heights, IL (1.8 miles ), Fairmont, IL (1.8 miles ), Crystal Lawns, IL (1.9 miles ), Ingalls Park, IL (2.0 miles ), Lockport, IL (2.2 miles ), Shorewood, IL (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1157 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1998: 1482 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 1999: 1704 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2000: 1522 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2001: 1893 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2002: 1836 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2003: 1687 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2004: 1625 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2005: 2018 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2006: 1520 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2007: 769 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 2008: 244 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2010: 78 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2011: 92 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $200,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.53 N, Longitude: 88.11 W

Joliet nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): City of Champions, City of Steel, City of Stone

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,070 (-5.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 21,786 (32.1%)

Area code: 815

Joliet household income distribution Joliet home values distribution

Property values in Joliet, IL


Crime rates in Joliet by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 5779111495121181110
per 100,000 4.76.65.87.18.29.66.13.67.97.55.47.46.7
Rapes 70555545334358514731303049
per 100,000 65.951.845.535.524.629.539.136.331.121.120.320.233.0
Robberies 209183183159145191161166142381392104158
per 100,000 196.8172.3151.5125.3107.9131.0108.5118.393.9259.4264.670.0106.4
Assaults 47740540533930938740036631612887361340
per 100,000 449.1381.3335.3267.1230.0265.4269.6260.8209.087.158.7243.1229.0
Burglaries 887851851823745882899812899958939954724
per 100,000 835.1801.2704.6648.3554.4604.9606.0578.6594.7652.2633.9642.5487.7
Thefts 3,1283,0253,0252,9463,3123,0162,9922,9132,8533,0922,7512,7232,337
per 100,000 2,944.82,847.82,504.52,320.82,464.92,068.52,016.92,075.91,887.22,104.91,857.21,834.01,574.1
Auto thefts 387290290173171151172139126171174158156
per 100,000 364.3273.0240.1136.3127.3103.6115.999.183.3116.4117.5106.4105.1
Arson 65707063635159292925517851
per 100,000 61.265.958.049.646.935.039.820.719.217.034.452.534.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 431.0387.6340.8292.6271.2278.0271.5264.3242.8275.6254.9235.5231.0

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Crime rate in Joliet detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 323 (256 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Illinois average:

2.23

Joliet tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +27,211 (+34.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Joliet: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Joliet, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Joliet-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Joliet city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Joliet-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from Joliet center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 211.9 miles away from Joliet center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 203.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Will County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Joliet topographic map

Birthplace of: Arthur Schultz - Politician, Jimmy Chamberlin - Drummer, Ann Bannon - Writer, Robert Novak - Journalist and columnist, Edwin Way Teale - Conservationist, Charlie Adams (drummer) - Musician, George Mikan - (born 1924), basketball star, Tom Reed (politician) - Politician, Anthony Rapp - Actor, Audrey Totter - Actress.

Hospitals in Joliet:

  • AUTUMN LAKE (3515 THEODORE STREET)
  • JOLIET AREA COMMUNITY HOSPICE INC (335 W JEFFERSON ST)
  • PRESENCE SAINT JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 333 N MADISON)
  • TRINITY LIVING CENTER #3 (3360 FRANCIS LANE)

Dialysis Facilities in Joliet:

  • FMC - HOME DIALYSIS NETWORK INC. (95 129TH INFANTRY DRIVE)
  • SILVER CROSS RENAL CENTER WEST (1051 ESSINGTON ROAD SUITE 160)
  • SUN HEALTH INC (2121 ONEIDA ST SUITE 104)

Home Health Centers in Joliet:

  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE SERV. OF JO (310 NORTH HAMMES AVENUE, SUITE 301E)
  • MJM HEALTH AGENCY, INC (211 N HAMMES AVENUE)
  • NURSEFINDERS OF JOLIET (121 SPRINGFIELD AVE, UNIT D)
  • PEAK HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC (920 ESSINGTON ROAD)
  • PROVENA HOME CARE JOLIET (1060 ESSINGTON ROAD)
  • SILVER CROSS HOME HEALTH (1200 MAPLE ROAD)
  • VCP HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (330 N MADISON ST, STE L15)

Nursing Homes in Joliet:

  • FAIRVIEW CARE CENTER OF JOLIET (222 NORTH HAMMES)
  • HILLCREST HEALTHCARE CENTER (777 DRAPER)
  • JOLIET TERRACE NURSING CENTER (2230 MCDONOUGH)
  • OUR LADY OF ANGELS RET HOME (1201 WYOMING AVENUE)
  • PROVENA VILLA FRANCISCAN (210 NORTH SPRINGFIELD AVENUE)
  • ROSEWOOD CARE CENTER OF JOLIET (3401 HENNEPIN DRIVE)
  • SALEM VILLAGE NURSING AND REHAB (1314 ROWELL AVENUE)
  • ST PATRICKS RESIDENCE (22 E CLINTON ST)
  • SUNNY HILL NURSING HOME OF WILL COUNTY (421 DORIS AVENUE)
  • SYMPHONY OF JOLIET (306 NORTH LARKIN AVENUE)
  • WOODSIDE NURSING CTR (777 N DRAPER AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Joliet:

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Amtrak station:

JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Joliet:

  • 19 miles: Braidwood 2 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 19 miles: Braidwood 1 in Braidwood, IL.

Colleges/Universities in Joliet:

  • Joliet Junior College (Full-time enrollment: 11,401; Location: 1215 Houbolt Rd; Public; Website: www.jjc.edu)
  • University of St Francis (FT enrollment: 2,454; Location: 500 N Wilcox St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stfrancis.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Professional's Choice Hair Design Academy (FT enrollment: 72; Location: 2719 W Jefferson St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pchairdesign.com)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Joliet (FT enrollment: 64; Location: 2904 Colorado Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Joliet:

  • Lewis University (about 6 miles; Romeoville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,739)
  • Benedictine University (about 17 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • North Central College (about 17 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 18 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • Aurora University (about 20 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • Governors State University (about 22 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • College of DuPage (about 22 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)

Public high schools in Joliet:

Private high schools in Joliet:

  • JOLIET CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 857; Location: 1200 N LARKIN AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • RIDGEWOOD BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 214; Location: 1968 HILLCREST RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GAH DILLARD HARRIS EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 40; Location: 1550 PLAINFIELD RD; Grades: 8 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Joliet:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Joliet:

  • CATHEDRAL OF ST RAYMOND SCHOOL (Students: 534; Location: 608 N RAYNOR AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 130 WOODLAWN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PATRICK GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 110 WILLOW AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JUDE SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 2204 MCDONOUGH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 165; Location: 409 N SCOTT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY NATIVITY SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 702 N BROADWAY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY MAGDALENE (Students: 124; Location: 201 S BRIGGS ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 1910 BLACK RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BOBBIE NOONANS CHILD CARE (Students: 87; Location: 2504 FAIRWAY DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FRANCISCAN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 79; Location: 1734 THEODORE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Joliet, map of school districts

Library in Joliet:

  • JOLIET PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,822,672; Location: 150 NORTH OTTAWA STREET; 702,080 books; 7,175 e-books; 21,716 audio materials; 7,554 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 495 print serial subscriptions; 10 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Plainfield School District also has schools within the city limits of Joliet. Also, some Joliet neighborhoods belong to the Plainfield park district. Other Joliet neighborhoods belong in the Troy School district
  • Joliet Catholic Academy, private High School. Enrollment is approx 945 students.
  • There are 40 students at the Guardian Angel School. Teacher at Guardian Angel School
  • New Joliet names: Bob Novak (columnist)-born 2/26/31 Mort Kondracke (news show host)-4/28/39 Lynne Thigpen (actress)-12/22/48 - 3/12/2003 Katherine Dunham (dance pioneer)-6/22/1909 - 5/21/2006 Lionel Richie (singer/composer) -6/20/49 Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger (motivational speaker) - 8/23/48 Lois Delander-> Miss America 1927 A. R. McAllister (founder high school band movement)-> died 1944
  • Lionel Richie went to Joliet East High School 1967

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Notable locations in Joliet: Woodruff Golf Course (A), Timber Ridge Business Park (B), Wedgewood Golf Course (C), Southfield Business Park (D), Rock Run Business Park (E), Oak Leaf Center Business Park (F), Eastside Wastewater Treatment Plant (G), Joliet Country Club (H), Inwood Golf Club (I), Tower Hall (J), Saint Albert Hall (K), Marian Hall (L), Harold and Margaret Moser Performing Arts Center (M), Illinois Youth Correction Center (N), Joliet State Correctional Center (O), East Joliet Fire Protection District Station 1 (P), Joliet Fire Department Station 9 (Q), Joliet Fire Department Station 7 (R), Joliet Fire Department Station 3 (S), Joliet Fire Department Station 8 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: North Ridge Plaza Shopping Center (1), Gordon Shopping Center (2), Jefferson Plaza Shopping Center (3), West Side Shopping Center (4), Westgate Shopping Center (5), Joliet Mall Shopping Center (6), Jefferson Square Mall Shopping Center (7), Jackson Park Plaza Shopping Center (8), Caton Crossing Town Square Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Joliet include: Saint Judes Roman Catholic Church (A), Saint Bernards Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church (D), Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church (E), Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (F), Church of Saint Anthony (G), Mount Olive Baptist Church (H), Second Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Moriah Cemetery (1), Saint Peters Lutheran Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3), Saint Johns Cemetery (4), Saint Joseph Cemetery (5), Saint Patricks Cemetery (6), County Farm Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Joliet Junior College Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Spring Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Joliet include: Pilcher Park (1), Rivals Park (2), Saint Joseph Park (3), Birdheaven Park (4), Middle Rock Run County Forest Preserve (5), Rock Run County Forest Preserve (6), Desmond Field (7), Gottschlag Park (8), Forest Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pilcher Park Nature Center (Nature Centers; Gougr Road & Route 30) (1), Haunted Trails Family Amusement Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1425 North Broadway Street) (2), Challenge Park Xtreme (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2903 Schweitzer Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Great Escapes Travel (103 Stadium Drive) (1), Hampton Inn Joliet/I-80- IL (1521 Riverboat Center Drive) (2), Bel-Air Motel (1103 Plainfield Road) (3), Hampton Inn Hotel (3555 Mall Loop Drive) (4), Elks Motel (Routes 55 & 52nd) (5), Fiveside Resort Hotel (4200 West Jefferson Street) (6), Fairfield Inn Joliet North (3239 Norman Avenue) (7), Chicago/Joliet I-55 North Super 8 Motel (3401 Mall Loop Dr) (8), Comfort Inn South (135 S Larkin Ave) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Will County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 94.0. This is worse than average.

City:

94.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.55. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.41
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Joliet and their reported violations in the past:

CRYSTAL LAWNS ADDITION IMPROVEMENT ASSOC (Population served: 1,250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
EASTMORELAND WTR SERVICE ASSN (Population served: 690, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2006)
LONGWOOD COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CRISWELL COURT MHP (Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2006), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2006), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2006), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2006), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2006), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2010)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
EAST MORELAND WATER CORPORATION (Address: 2009 E. WASHINGTON ST , Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-02-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2008)
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS (42440) (Address: 1813 E CASS ST , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TROY BASEBALL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PLAINFIELD FISHING RESORT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Joliet that have no violations reported:

  • ISLE A LA CACHE FLOWING WELL (Population served: 725, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE FENCE FARM (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JOLIET SHELL FAST N FRESH (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WEDGEWOOD GOLF COURSE (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST GEORGE COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PILCHER PARK NATURE MUSEUM (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOBIL GAS STATION (116558) (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FOUR SEASONS PARK CONCESSION (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MT OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CH (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODRUFF GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.4%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.5% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for American Indian residents, 16.6% for other race residents, 29.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Joliet in 2010:

  • 1,189 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 742 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 346 people in college/university student housing
  • 246 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 181 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 132 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 54 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Joliet in 2000:

  • 1,548 people in nursing homes
  • 1,327 people in state prisons
  • 384 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 328 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 307 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 279 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 159 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 46 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 37 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 2 people in other group homes

Joliet, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Joliet compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Banks with most branches in Joliet (2011 data):

  • First Midwest Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Jefferson Branch, Essington & Caton Farm Banking Cente, Shorewood Route 59 Banking Center Br, Caton Farm Dominicks Branch, Scott Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Merchants and Manufacturers Bank: Essington Office, Briggs Office, Merchants And Manufacturers Bank. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $168.2 mil, Deposits: $140.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants And Manufacturers Bank Corporation
  • First American Bank: Joliet Branch at 1818 West Jefferson Street, branch established on 1960/07/15; Louis Joliet Mall Branch at 3205 Mall Loop Drive, branch established on 1998/06/17. Info updated 2010/01/19: Bank assets: $2,710.6 mil, Deposits: $2,213.4 mil, headquarters in Elk Grove Village, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 50 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bank Corporation
  • TCF National Bank: Larkin/Theadore Jewel Branch #2222 at 1537 North Larkin Street, branch established on 1996/01/25; Jefferson Midland Jewel Branch #2220 at 1401 West Jefferson, branch established on 1996/01/25. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Hometown National Bank: Joliet Branch at 722 Essington Road, Suite A, branch established on 2006/01/30; Messenger Ser at 722 Essington Rd, Ste A, branch established on 2006/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $176.1 mil, Deposits: $158.5 mil, headquarters in La Salle, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Lasalle Bancorp, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Illinois: Joliet-Merrycrest Branch at 2108 West Jefferson Street, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $376.2 mil, Deposits: $333.5 mil, headquarters in Lansing, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Lansing Bancorp, Inc.
  • PeopleFirst Bank: Peoplefirst Bank at 3100 Theodore Street, branch established on 2007/01/08. Info updated 2007/02/15: Bank assets: $110.7 mil, Deposits: $93.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • 10 other banks with 10 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Joliet, Illinois:

  • Super 8 Motel Joliet, 1730 Mcdonough St, Joliet, IL 60436 , Phone: (815) 725-8855, Fax: (815) 725-8855
  • Bel Aire Motel Of Joliet, 1103 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435 , Phone: (815) 723-8340
  • Red Roof Inn, 1750 Mcdonough St, Joliet, IL 60436 , Phone: (815) 741-2304, Fax: (815) 741-2330
  • Holiday Inn Express Joliet, 411 S Larkin Ave, Joliet, IL 60436 , Phone: (815) 729-2000, Fax: (815) 729-4231
  • Townhouse Motel, 832 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435 , Phone: (815) 727-4888, Fax: (815) 727-4890
  • Fenton's Motel, 2305 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435 , Phone: (815) 725-4110
  • Crown Inn, 2219 1/2 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435 , Phone: (815) 744-1220, Fax: (815) 744-3342
  • Plaza Hotel, 26 W Clinton St, Joliet, IL 60432 , Phone: (815) 726-6195
  • 16 other hotels and motels
All 24 fire-safe hotels and motels in Joliet, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Illinois average:

12.4

Joliet travel time to work - commute Joliet mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Joliet city (based on Will County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,25239
Evangelical Protestant46,404188
Mainline Protestant31,31373
Other12,57420
Black Protestant7,42616
Orthodox1,5366
None366,055-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 85
Will County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Will County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 122
Will County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 286
Here:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 35$220,264$75,5191$835
Other Government Administration 20$152,123$91,27416$29,938
Judicial and Legal 6$52,264$104,5280$0
Police Protection - Officers 259$2,294,285$106,2990$0
Police - Other 70$409,465$70,19447$49,894
Firefighters 206$1,789,711$104,2550$0
Fire - Other 3$14,870$59,4802$3,250
Streets and Highways 65$485,988$89,7210$0
Solid Waste Management 26$191,226$88,2580$0
Sewerage 42$347,482$99,2810$0
Parks and Recreation 3$19,062$76,2486$8,330
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12$88,730$88,7301$2,106
Water Supply 34$322,305$113,7550$0
Local Libraries 46$185,307$48,34181$73,835
Other and Unallocable 47$330,864$84,47625$38,619
Totals for Government 874$6,903,946$94,791179$206,807

Joliet government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $47,690,000 ($322.65)
    Regular Highways: $11,137,000 ($75.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000 ($2.10)
    Central Staff Services: $150,000 ($1.01)
    Police Protection: $94,000 ($0.64)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $30,494,000 ($206.31)
    Financial Administration: $19,708,000 ($133.34)
    Regular Highways: $19,442,000 ($131.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,293,000 ($130.53)
    General - Other: $14,397,000 ($97.40)
    Water Utilities: $9,356,000 ($63.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,608,000 ($51.47)
    Sewerage: $7,562,000 ($51.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,333,000 ($49.61)
    Central Staff Services: $7,216,000 ($48.82)
    Libraries: $4,953,000 ($33.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,154,000 ($28.10)
    Parking Facilities: $883,000 ($5.97)
    General Public Buildings: $755,000 ($5.11)
    Health - Other: $160,000 ($1.08)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $52,051,000 ($352.16)
    Corporate Bonds: $11,801,000 ($79.84)
    Benefit Payments: $8,941,000 ($60.49)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,234,000 ($28.65)
    Withdrawals: $108,000 ($0.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,377,000 ($22.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $2,189,000 ($14.81)
    Police Protection: $1,369,000 ($9.26)
    Water Utilities: $521,000 ($3.52)
    Central Staff Services: $288,000 ($1.95)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $69,625,000 ($471.06)

Joliet government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,235,000 ($82.78)
    All Other: $7,015,000 ($47.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,208,000 ($28.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,957,000 ($26.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,716,000 ($18.38)
    Parking Facilities: $1,023,000 ($6.92)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $7,410,000 ($50.13)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $5,645,000 ($38.19)
    Local Employee Contribution: $3,288,000 ($22.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,358,000 ($15.95)
    All Other: $261,000 ($1.77)
    General Local Government Support: $254,000 ($1.72)
    Highways: $54,000 ($0.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,041,000 ($34.11)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,066,000 ($27.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,217,000 ($8.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,006,000 ($148.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $64,917,000 ($439.20)
    Highways: $3,840,000 ($25.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $500,000 ($3.38)
    All Other: $284,000 ($1.92)
  • Tax - Property: $26,383,000 ($178.50)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,918,000 ($107.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,975,000 ($47.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,726,000 ($31.97)
    Other License: $4,364,000 ($29.53)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,748,000 ($25.36)

Joliet government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,158,000 ($582.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $79,185,000 ($535.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,828,000 ($134.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,855,000 ($86.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,890,000 ($46.62)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,381,000 ($36.41)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,509,000 ($10.21)

Joliet government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $38,572,000 ($260.96)
    Total Federal Securities: $32,935,000 ($222.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $147,397,000 ($997.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,381,000 ($36.41)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  2.09% ($47,918 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  0.84% ($51,756)
from Grundy County, IL  0.18% ($39,127)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.80% ($40,173 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.87% ($47,958)
to Grundy County, IL  0.20% ($42,112)

Strongest AM radio stations in Joliet:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWHN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: HAWKINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Joliet:

  • WCSF (88.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF ST. FRANCIS)
  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLRA (88.1 FM; LOCKPORT, IL; Owner: LEWIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Joliet:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Joliet fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 122Number of bridges
  • 835m2,740ftTotal length
  • $57,629,000Total costs
  • 1,953,313Total average daily traffic
  • 202,742Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 161900-1909
  • 61910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 131930-1939
  • 101950-1959
  • 491960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Joliet, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Joliet)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 321 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Joliet, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 217 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Joliet)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Joliet)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 64 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 21 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED460$156,254251$127,4132,143$158,54172$57,4707$713,817135$102,5114$117,828
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$163,15520$153,343213$162,67012$41,7873$520,6679$123,2400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED79$149,01557$118,549723$158,18676$37,5751$218,93051$88,9861$84,690
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN47$150,83828$127,113422$162,53112$74,8780$019$106,7731$92,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$144,3099$144,110187$168,76410$90,5620$04$153,9450$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 27 tracts in Joliet, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 21 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$152,63750$178,3670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$140,08123$178,3353$106,083
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$142,97421$171,2840$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$140,7055$188,7920$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$151,4473$190,1971$133,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 171
  • Hazardous Condition: 89
  • Service Call: 50
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Joliet

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Joliet, IL
Most common first names in Joliet, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,36580.4 years
John1,23975.1 years
Joseph84375.5 years
William67173.4 years
Robert62270.0 years
James56470.6 years
Frank51577.1 years
Margaret51280.1 years
George51075.9 years
Helen48880.8 years
Most common last names in Joliet, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson30878.1 years
Smith25674.3 years
Anderson16776.8 years
Williams16469.4 years
Jones14573.6 years
Brown14272.8 years
Davis10673.8 years
Miller9576.2 years
Wilson8373.0 years
Carlson8077.6 years
Businesses in Joliet, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4LensCrafters1
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Macy's1
Advance Auto Parts3Marriott2
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets3
American Eagle Outfitters1Mazda1
Applebee's2McDonald's9
Arby's1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone4Menards1
Bakers Square1Motel 62
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity2
Baskin-Robbins3New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike9
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Best Western1OfficeMax2
Blockbuster1Old Country Buffet1
Burger King4Old Navy1
Burlington Coat Factory1Outback1
CVS3Outback Steakhouse1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panda Express2
Catherines1Panera Bread1
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Church's Chicken1Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K1Pizza Hut2
ColorTyme1RadioShack3
Comfort Inn2Ramada1
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Cricket Wireless7Red Roof Inn1
Curves2Safeway1
Dairy Queen3Sam's Club1
Dennys1Sears2
Discount Tire2Shoe Carnival1
Domino's Pizza2Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts6Sprint Nextel3
Eddie Bauer1Starbucks3
Express1Steak 'n Shake2
Famous Footwear1Subaru1
Fashion Bug1Subway8
FedEx13Super 82
Finish Line1T-Mobile6
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.G.I. Driday's1
Foot Locker1T.J.Maxx1
GNC1Taco Bell4
GameStop5Target1
Goodwill3The Athlete's Foot1
H&R Block3The Room Place1
Hilton2Torrid1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn2Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1U-Haul10
Honda1U.S. Cellular4
Hot Topic1UPS21
Hyundai1Value City Furniture1
IHOP1Vans2
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jewel-Osco2Victoria's Secret1
Jimmy John's2Volkswagen1
Jones New York2Vons1
Journeys1Walgreens4
Justice1Walmart1
KFC4Wendy's3
Kmart1White Castle2
Kroger1Wingate1
Lane Bryant1YMCA6
Lane Furniture3

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  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest real estate taxes percentage in 2005"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006 (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident in 2004 in $ (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006 (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 (60560) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 (60560) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Romanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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