Joliet, IL Population

Population: 106,221. Estimated population in July 2020: 136,208 (+28.2% change)
Males: 52,623 (49.5%), Females: 53,598 (50.5%)

Will County

Zip codes: 60431, 60432, 60433, 60435, 60436.

Median resident age: 31.0 years
Median household income: $47,761
Median house value: $119,900

Races in Joliet:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.0%)
  • Hispanic (18.4%)
  • Black (18.2%)
  • Other race (9.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.0%), Irish (13.8%), Italian (8.7%), Polish (7.7%), English (4.6%), United States (2.8%).

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 38.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Joliet

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Joliet city

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

10.9% Foreign born (8.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +27,211 (+34.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Joliet:

  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (333 N MADISON)
  • SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL (1200 MAPLE RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Joliet:

  • ROCK CREEK CENTER,THE (about 14 miles; LEMONT, IL)
  • LINDEN OAKS HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL)
  • RUSH COPLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; AURORA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Joliet:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 31 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 34 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 50 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Joliet:

  • JOLIET REGIONAL (about 5 miles; JOLIET, IL; Abbreviation: JOT)
  • EMPRESS RIVER CASINO (about 5 miles; JOLIET, IL; Abbreviation: I01)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: LOT)
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.
Colleges/Universities in Joliet:

  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 6,075; Location: 1215 HOUBOLT RD; Public; Website: www.jjc.cc.il.us)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (Full-time enrollment: 2,361; Location: 500 N WILCOX ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • PROFESSIONALS CHOICE HAIR DESIGN ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 27; Location: 2719 W JEFFERSON ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Joliet:

  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 17 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 23 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 24 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; Full-time enrollment: 15,545)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 28 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
Public high schools in Joliet:

  • JOLIET CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,736; Location: 201 E JEFFERSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOLIET WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,257; Location: 401 N LARKIN AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOLIET TWP HIGH SCH – ALTERNATE (Students: 76; Location: 110 COLLINS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STATEVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 68; Location: PO BOX 112; Grades: 12 – 12)
  • PREMIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: 51 W JACKSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Joliet:

  • JOLIET CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 782; Location: 1200 NORTH LARKIN AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • RIDGEWOOD BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 282; Location: 1968 HILLCREST ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 78; Location: 1801 MAPLE ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • GUARDIAN ANGEL DAY TREATMENT (Students: 18; Location: 1550 PLAINFIELD RD; Grades: 7 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Joliet:

  • HUFFORD JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,009; Location: 1125 N LARKIN AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SATOR SANCHEZ ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 953; Location: 1101 HARRISON; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GRAND PRAIRIE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 872; Location: 3100 CATON FARM RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GOMPERS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 843; Location: 1501 COPPERFIELD AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WASHINGTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 695; Location: 402 RICHARDS ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • A O MARSHALL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 643; Location: 319 HARWOOD ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TROY CRAUGHWELL SCHOOL (Students: 594; Location: 3333 BLACK ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TROY HERITAGE TRAIL SCHOOL (Students: 585; Location: 3389 LONGFORD DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DIRKSEN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 554; Location: 203 S MIDLAND; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LYNNE THIGPEN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 546; Location: 207 S MIDLAND AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Joliet:

  • CATHEDRAL OF ST RAYMOND SCHOOL (Students: 507; Location: 713 DOUGLAS STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PAUL THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 404; Location: 130 N WOODLAWN AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARY NATIVITY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 702 N BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SAINT JUDE SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 2204 MCDONOUGH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PATRICK GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 110 WILLOW AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 409 SCOTT STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARY MAGDALENE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 201 S BRIGGS STREET; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • JOLIET MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 127; Location: 1600 ROOT STREET; Grades: PK – 4)
  • ST PETER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 310 N BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • FRANCISCAN LRNG CTR (Students: 85; Location: 1734 THEODORE STREET; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Joliet:

  • JOLIET P.L. (Operating income: $2,792,442; Location: 150 N. OTTAWA ST.; 376,873 books; 17,492 audio materials; 1,064 video materials; 554 serial subscriptions)

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