Will County, IL

Current Temperature ° Population 682,518

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 9.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 33.1%

Registered Offenders

56.47% Lower than national avg.
  • 447 offenders in Will County
  • 6.55 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $225,000
  • Median Sales Price: $185,000
  • Foreclosures: 2,685
  • Homes For Sale: 3,119
  • Homes For Rent: 91

Environmental Hazards

1,371 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 6
  • Registered Polluters: 85
  • Superfunds: 55
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,225

Unemployment

Very High 6.4%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 6.0%
  • National unemployment average: 4.9%

Schools view all

160 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 160 K-12 public schools in Will County, IL and 48 private schools. Homefacts rates Will County's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

447 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$225,000 compared to June 2015
Median Sales Price
$185,000 compared to June 2015

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    6.6%
  • Rented
    18.3%
  • Owned
    75.1%

3,119 Homes For Sale View All

$175,000
9836 South Carls Drive
Plainfield, IL 60585
-- Beds | -- Baths
$589,700
12154 South Sinclair Drive
Plainfield, IL 60585
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$248,000
14930 South Suffolk Court
Homer Glen, IL 60491
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$117,000
3506 Cleary Avenue
Joliet, IL 60431
3 Beds | 1 Baths

2,685 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$145,324  
$25,597
Wild Rose Trl
Joliet, IL 60431
-- Beds | -- Baths
$165,100
W Goodwin Rd
Wilmington, IL 60481
-- Beds | -- Baths
$180,000
Fossil Lake Ct
Wilmington, IL 60481
-- Beds | -- Baths
$375,000
S Oak Trl
Homer Glen, IL 60491
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,185 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Will County, IL issued 1,185 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,185 permits, 1045 were issued for single family homes and 140 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Will County, IL issued 979 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 979 permits, 957 were issued for single family homes and 22 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

91 Rental Properties View All

$2,700
14915 Cog Hill Lane
Homer Glen, IL 60491
5 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,000
1025 Sterling Avenue
Joliet, IL 60432
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$700
530 East 3rd Street
Coal City, IL 60416
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,200
1231 Towncrest Drive
New Lenox, IL 60451
2 Beds | 1 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Will County, IL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $860
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,001
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,176
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,494
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,780

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Environmental Hazards

1371 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Will County, IL
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Will County, IL
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  • Superfunds
    in Will County, IL
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Will County, IL
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (484/496)
    Will County, IL has 97.58% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Will County, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.3 Average
    Will County, IL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.37°
  • February 28.42°
  • March 40.92°
  • April 50.55°
  • May 61.43°
  • June 71.66°
  • July 77.02°
  • August 75.08°
  • September 65.53°
  • October 54.87°
  • November 42.95°
  • December 29.73°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Will County, IL

Earthquakes
Will County, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Will County, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Will County, IL has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Will County, IL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Will County, IL: $74,828

Unemployment

Unemployment in Will County is 6.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 6.0% and 4.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.16%
White Collar - 59.84%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

Neighborhood Info

228 FCC Towers view all

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