What is the current population of Joliet?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Joliet is 150,372. Joliet, Illinois is the 176th largest city in the US.

Joliet Geography [top]

What county is Joliet, Illinois in?

Parts of Joliet are located within Kendall County and Will County.

What is the size of Joliet, Illinois in square miles?

Joliet has an area of 62.1 square miles. Joliet is the 2nd largest city, by area, in Illinois.

Joliet Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Joliet?

The current population of Joliet (150,372) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Joliet growing?

Joliet has grown 38.9% since the 2000. Joliet, Illinois is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 74% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Joliet, Illinois?

Joliet has a population density of 2,373.6 people per square mile.

Joliet Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Joliet, Illinois?

The total voting age population of Joliet, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 95,799. The voting age population is 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

What percentage of Joliet, Illinois residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 10.0% of the residents of Joliet are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Joliet, Illinois?

The racial demographics of Joliet are 66.4% White, 17.1% Black, 10.5% Other, 3.4% Two or more races, 2.1% Asian and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 31.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Joliet, Illinois residents are below the poverty line?

In Joliet, 10.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.3%. On a per-household basis, 8.8% of families are below the poverty line in Joliet.

What percentage of Joliet, Illinois residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 70.6% of Joliet residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Joliet, Illinois residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.2% of Joliet residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.1% have a bachelor's degree and 6.6% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Joliet, Illinois residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Joliet residents aged 5 and older, 28.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 24.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.

Joliet Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Joliet, Illinois?

The unemployment rate in Joliet is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Joliet, Illinois residents work for the government?

In Joliet, 11.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Joliet, Illinois?

The median household income in Joliet is $70,509.

Joliet Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Joliet, Illinois?

In Joliet, 70.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Joliet, Illinois?

Renters occupy 29.2% of housing units in Joliet.

What percentage of Joliet, Illinois housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Joliet, 17.0% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Joliet, Illinois housing units were built after 2000?

In Joliet, 27.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 14,000 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Joliet, Illinois?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Joliet is $1,033.

What percentage of households in Joliet, Illinois have broadband internet?

In Joliet, 85.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Joliet Population By Year

Population Graph For Joliet
Year Population Rank in US
2021 150,372 176
2020 150,199 179
2019 147,344 177
2018 148,099 176
2017 148,462 175
2016 148,262 174
2015 147,861 176
2014 147,928 174
2013 147,806 169
2012 148,268 164
2011 147,919 162
2010 147,433 162
2000 108,230 214
1990 78,585 283

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
166 Lakewood, Colorado 156,605 8.4%
167 Killeen, Texas 156,261 73.3%
168 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,789 1.9%
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170 Kansas City, Kansas 154,545 5.2%
171 Sunnyvale, California 152,258 15.4%
172 Hollywood, Florida 152,131 8.8%
173 Roseville, California 151,901 86.8%
174 Charleston, South Carolina 151,612 53.1%
175 Escondido, California 150,665 12.1%
176 Joliet, Illinois 150,372 38.9%
177 Jackson, Mississippi 149,761 -19.1%
178 Bellevue, Washington 149,440 32.8%
179 Surprise, Arizona 149,191 361.2%
180 Naperville, Illinois 149,104 15.2%
181 Pasadena, Texas 148,626 4.6%
182 Pomona, California 148,338 0.1%
183 Bridgeport, Connecticut 148,333 6.2%
184 Denton, Texas 148,146 77.1%
185 Rockford, Illinois 147,711 -2.7%
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Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
144 Aurora 179,266 24.0%
176 Joliet 150,372 38.9%
180 Naperville 149,104 15.2%
185 Rockford 147,711 -2.7%
261 Elgin 113,911 20.0%
263 Springfield 113,394 1.0%
272 Peoria 111,666 -1.2%
386 Champaign 89,114 26.4%
389 Waukegan 88,614 0.2%
421 Cicero 83,161 -2.7%
464 Bloomington 78,283 19.1%
466 Evanston 77,517 4.5%
471 Schaumburg 77,082 2.3%
483 Arlington Heights 76,000 -0.6%

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