Latest Data (2015)
Population 147,861
Nationwide Rank 176

Quick Facts

Joliet, Illinois is the 176th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Joliet, Illinois is a city.

Joliet, Illinois is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Joliet had its largest population ever.

Joliet, Illinois is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 80% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Joliet, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
170 Escondido, California 12.7%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 3.0%
172 Hollywood, Florida 7.1%
173 Clarksville, Tennessee 43.5%
174 Torrance, California 7.4%
175 Rockford, Illinois -2.3%
176 Joliet, Illinois 36.6%
177 Paterson, New Jersey -1.0%
178 Bridgeport, Connecticut 5.7%
179 Naperville, Illinois 13.7%
180 Savannah, Georgia 9.7%
181 Mesquite, Texas 15.8%
182 Syracuse, New York -1.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 147,861 176
2014 147,928 174
2013 147,806 169
2012 148,268 164
2011 147,919 162
2010 147,433 162
2009 147,648 159
2008 145,793 159
2007 143,158 162
2006 139,469 169
2005 133,022 175
2004 128,381 178
2003 123,134 186
2002 118,226 197
2001 112,922 205
2000 108,230 214
1990 78,585 283