Joliet, Illinois Population 2018

Joliet, Illinois's estimated population is 148,462 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Joliet, Illinois is the 3rd largest city in Illinois based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2328.15 people/mi² (898.90 people/km²), with a household density of 310.17 people/km² (803.35 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 33.4 years, 32.9 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 51,228 households in the city, with an average size of 3.06 people per household. The vacancy rate was 7.5%, with a median rent of $941/month. The median house has 5.9 rooms, and has a value of $163,900.

The median income for households in Joliet, Illinois is $61,834, while the mean household income is $74,583. The per capita income is $25,089, and 10.1% of families and 12.1% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 16.8% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.2% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017148,4621620.11%
2016148,3004390.30%
2015147,861-106-0.07%
2014147,967-114-0.08%
2013148,081-302-0.20%
2012148,3833440.23%
2011148,0392120.14%
2010147,82741,60639.17%
2000106,22129,38538.24%
199076,836-1,120-1.44%
198077,956-871-1.10%
197078,82712,04718.04%
196066,78015,17929.42%
195051,6019,23621.80%
194042,365-628-1.46%
193042,9934,55111.84%
192038,4423,77210.88%
191034,6705,31718.11%
190029,3536,08926.17%
189023,26411,60799.57%
188011,6574,39460.50%
18707,2631592.24%
18607,1044,445167.17%
18502,6591013.95%
18402,5580.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White97,985
Black or African American24,085
Some Other Race17,496
Two or More Races3,976
Asian3,380
American Indian and Alaska Native575
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander18

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Joliet Il Population Pyramid 2018

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Joliet Il Median Age

33.4


Total

32.9


Male

34


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 106,150 adults in Joliet Il.

Joliet Il Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Joliet Il Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.9
Houses Without Mortgage
8,118
Houses With Mortgage
25,434
Vacancy Rate
7.5
Median Rent
941
Median Home Value
163,900
Renter-Occupied Units
13,833
Owner-Occupied Units
33,552
Total Housing Units
51,228

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Joliet Il for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5.7% and the labor force participation rate is 69.9%.

Joliet Il Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
3.06
Average Family Size
3.65
Total Households
47385
Married Couple Households
24045
Male Householder (no wife) Families
2764
Female Householder (no husband) Families
7021
Non Family Households
13555
Total Families
33830
Households With Own Children
18553
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.2
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Joliet Il Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,720
$10,000 to $14,999
1,418
$15,000 to $24,999
4,379
$25,000 to $34,999
4,405
$35,000 to $49,999
5,745
$50,000 to $74,999
9,553
$75,000 to $99,999
7,056
$100,000 to $149,999
8,008
$150,000 to $199,999
2,778
Over $200,000
1,323

Joliet Il Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Joliet Il

Illinois

$61,834

$59,196

$74,583

$81,865

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Joliet Il Education Data

Joliet Il Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
7,2988.07%
9th to 12th Grade
6,4017.08%
High School Graduate
27,92330.89%
Some College
20,73322.94%
Associates Degree
7,7708.60%
Bachelors Degree
13,80915.28%
Graduate Degree
6,4487.13%