Will County, IL

Current Temperature ° Population 682,518

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 9.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 32.8%

Registered Offenders

56.85% Lower than national avg.
  • 418 offenders in Will County
  • 6.12 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $184,900
  • Median Sales Price: $170,500
  • Foreclosures: 3,700
  • Homes For Sale: 2,922
  • Homes For Rent: 116

Environmental Hazards

2,633 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 1,357
  • Superfunds: 55
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,220

Unemployment

Moderate 5.5%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 6.0%
  • National unemployment average: 5.8%

Schools view all

159 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 159 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

418 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$184,900 compared to November 2013
Median Sales Price
$170,500 compared to November 2013

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    7.2%
  • Rented
    17.3%
  • Owned
    75.5%

2,922 Homes For Sale View All

$204,900
620 Driftwood Avenue
Romeoville, IL 60446
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$115,000
456 Berkshire Avenue
Romeoville, IL 60446
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$259,900
16259 Carlow Circle
Manhattan, IL 60442
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$148,900
17576 Gilbert Drive
Lockport, IL 60441
2 Beds | 3 Baths

3,700 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$140,000  
$174,622
W Woodlawn Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451
NR Beds | NR Baths
$356,459
Brookridge Dr
Plainfield, IL 60586
NR Beds | NR Baths
$45,540
S Colleen Ct
Shorewood, IL 60404
NR Beds | 3 Baths
$205,646
Susan St # 7B
Romeoville, IL 60446
NR Beds | NR Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

137 Building Permits View All

  • In 2013, the city of Will County, IL issued 137 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Will County, IL issued 1,085 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,085 permits, 711 were issued for single family homes and 711 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

116 Rental Properties View All

$930
614 Campbell Street
Joliet, IL 60435
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,350
20336 West Manhattan Road
Elwood, IL 60421
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,500
744 Janice Avenue
Lockport, IL 60441
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,380
2727 River Bend Lane
Plainfield, IL 60586
2 Beds | 3 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

2633 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 MODERATE (901/1003)
    Will County, IL has 89.83% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Will County, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index LOW 1.13 Average
    Will County, IL is a low 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 very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Will County, IL has a very low risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Will County, IL has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Will County, IL has a low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Will County, IL: $72,180

Unemployment

Unemployment in Will County is 5.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 6.0% and 5.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.82%
White Collar - 61.18%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat Quinn
  • Sen. Mark Kirk
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin

Neighborhood Info

218 FCC Towers view all

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