Joliet, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 148,462 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +39.8%
Males: 74,459  (50.2%)
Females: 74,003  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60442, 60560.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,725 (it was $47,761 in 2000)
Joliet:

$65,725
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,829 (it was $19,390 in 2000)

Joliet city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $179,700 (it was $116,600 in 2000)
Joliet:

$179,700
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $180,468; detached houses: $180,639; townhouses or other attached units: $173,767; in 2-unit structures: $290,374; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $189,040; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,032; mobile homes: $160,595

Median gross rent in 2017: $988.

March 2019 cost of living index in Joliet: 100.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.0%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 13.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.7% for American Indian residents, 47.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.3% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Joliet, IL (2017)
    • 72,80548.8%White alone
    • 44,81830.0%Hispanic
    • 25,94317.4%Black alone
    • 3,4012.3%Asian alone
    • 2,8751.9%Two or more races
    • 1790.1%Other race alone
    • 400.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 310 registered sex offenders living in Joliet, Illinois as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Joliet is 472 to 1.


Crime rates in Joliet by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
11
(8.4)
14
(10.3)
9
(6.5)
5
(3.6)
12
(8.5)
11
(7.8)
8
(5.8)
11
(7.4)
10
(6.7)
8
(5.4)
10
(6.8)
10
(6.8)
15
(10.1)
8
(5.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
32
(24.5)
42
(30.8)
58
(41.7)
51
(36.3)
46
(32.4)
31
(21.9)
30
(21.7)
30
(20.2)
49
(33.0)
24
(16.2)
44
(29.7)
51
(34.5)
67
(45.2)
44
(29.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
145
(110.9)
191
(139.9)
161
(115.8)
166
(118.3)
141
(99.4)
373
(262.9)
390
(281.9)
104
(70.0)
158
(106.4)
115
(77.8)
114
(77.0)
128
(86.6)
159
(107.2)
122
(82.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
302
(231.0)
386
(282.8)
399
(287.0)
366
(260.8)
313
(220.6)
126
(88.8)
86
(62.2)
361
(243.1)
340
(229.0)
348
(235.4)
293
(198.0)
299
(202.2)
299
(201.6)
312
(210.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
740
(566.0)
839
(614.7)
885
(636.5)
812
(578.6)
885
(623.9)
940
(662.6)
911
(658.5)
954
(642.5)
724
(487.7)
642
(434.3)
837
(565.6)
517
(349.6)
446
(300.7)
449
(302.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,261
(2,494)
2,937
(2,152)
2,939
(2,114)
2,913
(2,076)
2,819
(1,987)
3,032
(2,137)
2,679
(1,936)
2,723
(1,834)
2,337
(1,574)
2,231
(1,509)
2,599
(1,756)
2,143
(1,449)
2,014
(1,358)
1,726
(1,162)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
170
(130.0)
148
(108.4)
171
(123.0)
139
(99.1)
123
(86.7)
169
(119.1)
173
(125.0)
158
(106.4)
156
(105.1)
115
(77.8)
119
(80.4)
141
(95.3)
165
(111.2)
137
(92.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
62
(47.4)
49
(35.9)
59
(42.4)
29
(20.7)
28
(19.7)
25
(17.6)
48
(34.7)
78
(52.5)
51
(34.4)
47
(31.8)
54
(36.5)
64
(43.3)
79
(53.3)
49
(33.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)265.7281.5277.4255.3246.9271.0259.5227.5223.1191.2216.3197.6213.1176.1

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City-data.com crime index in Joliet, IL

Crime rate in Joliet detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 340 (269 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Polish (4.9%), German (4.8%), Irish (4.5%), Italian (3.8%), American (2.9%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/25/1876

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 38.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,901 people per square mile   (average).

Joliet, Illinois map

21,064 residents are foreign born (10.6% Latin America).

This city:

14.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,599 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,051 (2.4%)

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 )

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: -10,293 (-7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 23,242 (31.9%)

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Joliet, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Joliet, IL in 2017

Property values in Joliet, IL

Joliet satellite photo by USGS

Joliet tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 74 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2014: 122 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2015: 143 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2016: 197 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2017: 221 buildings, average cost: $208,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Joliet, IL residents
Average permit cost in Joliet, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Joliet, IL
Historical housing units in Joliet, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +27,211 (+34.4%).
Most common industries in Joliet, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (20.8%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Joliet, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Joliet, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Joliet, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.4. This is worse than average.

City:

90.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.853. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.853
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0154. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0154
U.S.:

0.0098

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 Joliet 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 Joliet 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 Joliet 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Joliet topographic map

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)

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)

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)

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 (Full-time 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 (Full-time enrollment: 72; Location: 2719 W Jefferson St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pchairdesign.com)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Joliet (Full-time 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: 725, Location: 1200 N LARKIN AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • GAH DILLARD HARRIS EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 46, Location: 1550 PLAINFIELD RD, Grades: 6-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Joliet:

Private elementary/middle schools in Joliet:

  • CATHEDRAL OF ST RAYMOND SCHOOL (Students: 527, Location: 608 N RAYNOR AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PAUL THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 376, Location: 130 WOODLAWN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JUDE SCHOOL (Students: 245, Location: 2204 MCDONOUGH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MARY NATIVITY SCHOOL (Students: 232, Location: 702 N BROADWAY ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PETER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 310 N BROADWAY ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Joliet

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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Joliet:

Marital status in Joliet, IL
  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Joliet:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Joliet
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Joliet, IL (based on Will County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Illinois:

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Joliet:

47.1%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Joliet:

11.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Joliet:

55.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Joliet:

80.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Joliet, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 254$2,192,985$103,6060$0
Firefighters 200$1,819,520$109,1710$0
Police - Other 69$413,350$71,88737$33,550
Other and Unallocable 58$429,251$88,81111$43,120
Local Libraries 43$176,357$49,21665$75,108
Streets and Highways 41$353,806$103,5530$0
Sewerage 38$307,562$97,1253$4,621
Financial Administration 35$226,289$77,58512$19,143
Water Supply 28$290,676$124,5750$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 26$167,874$77,4800$0
Other Government Administration 15$97,495$77,99610$16,103
Judicial and Legal 6$48,167$96,3340$0
Fire - Other 5$41,991$100,7782$4,125
Parks and Recreation 3$14,930$59,7201$1,684
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 821$6,580,253$96,179141$197,454

Joliet government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $38,198,000 ($257.29)
    Regular Highways: $9,121,000 ($61.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $39,894,000 ($268.72)
    Central Staff Services: $31,865,000 ($214.63)
    General - Other: $30,617,000 ($206.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,976,000 ($181.70)
    Water Utilities: $17,314,000 ($116.62)
    Regular Highways: $14,158,000 ($95.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,461,000 ($83.93)
    Sewerage: $9,995,000 ($67.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,539,000 ($44.04)
    Libraries: $5,232,000 ($35.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,705,000 ($31.69)
    Financial Administration: $2,244,000 ($15.11)
    General Public Buildings: $1,238,000 ($8.34)
    Parking Facilities: $1,050,000 ($7.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $812,000 ($5.47)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $40,836,000 ($275.06)
    Corporate Bonds: $38,942,000 ($262.30)
    Benefit Payments: $24,336,000 ($163.92)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,204,000 ($8.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,529,000 ($10.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,980,000 ($40.28)
    Regular Highways: $835,000 ($5.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $806,000 ($5.43)
    Correctional Institutions: $695,000 ($4.68)
    Parking Facilities: $109,000 ($0.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $87,008,000 ($586.06)

Joliet government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,735,000 ($166.61)
    Other: $14,200,000 ($95.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,295,000 ($82.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,627,000 ($24.43)
    Parking Facilities: $1,001,000 ($6.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $5,376,000 ($36.21)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,799,000 ($18.85)
    From Other Governments: $5,000 ($0.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,699,000 ($24.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $47,000 ($0.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,751,000 ($11.79)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,585,000 ($10.68)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($0.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,494,000 ($117.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $61,822,000 ($416.42)
    Other: $5,385,000 ($36.27)
    Highways: $4,262,000 ($28.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $122,000 ($0.82)
  • Tax - Property: $41,191,000 ($277.45)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,640,000 ($165.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,942,000 ($66.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,981,000 ($53.76)
    Other License: $2,531,000 ($17.05)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,784,000 ($12.02)

Joliet government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,829,000 ($530.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,530,000 ($394.24)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,323,000 ($231.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,025,000 ($94.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $863,000 ($5.81)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $587,000 ($3.95)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $276,000 ($1.86)

Joliet government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $157,304,000 ($1059.56)
    Total Federal Securities: $54,395,000 ($366.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,188,000 ($600.75)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $587,000 ($3.95)

6.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  2.51% ($62,155 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.25% ($68,167)
from Kendall County, IL  0.21% ($65,539)


6.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.85% ($52,993 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.89% ($74,293)
to Kendall County, IL  0.32% ($71,947)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Joliet fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 165Number of bridges
  • 1,991ft / 607mTotal length
  • $55,857,000Total costs
  • 2,462,850Total average daily traffic
  • 403,813Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,474,459Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Joliet, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61900-1909
  • 41910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 591960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 171990-1999
  • 192000-2009
  • 92010-2018
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: 502 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Joliet, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 136 (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: 243 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Joliet)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 51 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Joliet)
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 in Joliet, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Joliet, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 461. The highest number of reported fires - 751 took place in 2003, and the least - 171 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Joliet, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.0%), and Outside Fires (29.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Joliet, IL
    • 3,37243.0%Structure Fires
    • 2,34829.9%Outside Fires
    • 1,50819.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 6177.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Joliet, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Joliet, Illinois:

  • Super 8 Motel Joliet, 1730 Mcdonough St, Joliet, Illinois 60436 , Phone: (815) 725-8855, Fax: (815) 725-8855
  • Townhouse Motel, 832 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60435 , Phone: (815) 727-4888, Fax: (815) 727-4890
  • Crown Inn, 2219 1/2 W Jefferson St, Joliet, Illinois 60435 , Phone: (815) 744-1220, Fax: (815) 744-3342
  • Super 8, 3401 Mall Loop Dr, Joliet, Illinois 60431 , Phone: (815) 439-3838, Fax: (815) 439-3940
  • Hampton Inn Joliet I-80, 1521 Riverboat Ctr Dr, Joliet, Illinois 60431 , Phone: (815) 725-2424, Fax: (815) 725-3110
  • Best Budget Inn, 4200 W Jefferson St, Joliet, Illinois 60435 , Phone: (815) 725-0111, Fax: (815) 725-0164
  • Fairfield Inn South Joliet, 1501 Riverboat Ctr, Joliet, Illinois 60431 , Phone: (815) 741-3499
  • Motel 6 Joliet, 1850 Mcdonough St, Joliet, Illinois 60436 , Phone: (815) 729-2800, Fax: (815) 729-9528
  • 11 other hotels and motels
All 19 fire-safe hotels and motels in Joliet, Illinois
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Joliet, IL
  • 94.7%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Joliet, IL
  • 71.7%Utility gas
  • 25.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Joliet compared to Illinois state average:

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

Joliet on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in job corps and vocational training facilities (population 1,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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