Joliet, IL

146,410 Population
62.7 square miles 2,334.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.1%
was 1.2%
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Population Density
2,334.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.5%
was 49.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.0%
was 14.9%
Ranked 15th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
27.6%
was 29.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
10.9%
was 8.6%
Ranked 12th Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.1
was 7.4
Ranked 29th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
11.0%
was 13.8%
Ranked 8th Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$61,834
was $58,363
Ranked 10th Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.1
39.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6.8
was 6.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
311.5
was 375.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,402.2
was 2,166.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
51,568
was 50,574
Ranked 7th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$984
was $924
Ranked 11th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
74
was 46
 
Occupied Housing Units
47,921
was 47,074
 
Homeownership Rate
71.3%
was 68.2%
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
74
was 44
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
800.4
was 801.0
Ranked 19th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.0%
was 18.9%
Ranked 7th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 3.1
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.4
was 0.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.7%
was 97.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.0%
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.9%
was 98.2%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.4%
was 82.7%
Ranked 13th Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.6%
was 20.7%
Ranked 15th Highest in IL

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