Joliet, Illinois

Population 146,781

Joliet is located in Will County, IL. The population is 146,781, making Joliet the largest city in Will County and the 5th largest city in the state of Illinois.

There are 38 public schools in Joliet with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Joliet is moderate , and there are 252 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Joliet is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Joliet property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Joliet include Troy Township, Rockdale and Shorewood.

Joliet Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 13.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22.6%

Crime Rate

21.17% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 113
  • Violent Crimes: 507
  • Robbery: 67
  • Burglary: 173
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

6.75% Higher than national avg.
  • 252 offenders in Joliet
  • 17.17 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

523 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 29
  • Superfunds: 24
  • Tanks & Spills: 470


High 10.1%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 7.9%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

38 Public Schools view public schools

There are 38 K-12 public schools in Joliet, IL and 13 private schools. Homefacts rates Joliet's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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Crime view details

252 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$207,900 compared to July 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

122 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Joliet, IL issued 122 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Joliet, IL issued 74 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,060
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,176
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,387
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,780
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,104

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Environmental Hazards

523 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (239/243)
    Joliet, IL has 98.35% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Joliet, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.16 Average
    Joliet, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 20.3°
  • February 24.97°
  • March 38.63°
  • April 48.88°
  • May 59.87°
  • June 69.43°
  • July 72.62°
  • August 69.94°
  • September 62.78°
  • October 51.4°
  • November 39.5°
  • December 25.9°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Joliet, IL

Joliet, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Joliet, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Joliet, IL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Joliet, IL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Joliet, IL: $63,864


Unemployment in Joliet is 10.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 7.9% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.53%
White Collar - 49.47%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Bobby L. Rush
  • Daniel Lipinski
  • Bill Foster
  • Randy Hultgren
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