Joliet Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Joliet is 152,563. 27.94% is under 18, while 10.71% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.23% of the population was five years old or younger, 27.94% were 18 years or younger and 22.97% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 49.32% female and 50.68% male.

Joliet Housing

According to the US Census, Joliet has 53,989 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Joliet was 94.95%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $227,500

Joliet Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 67.51% of Joliet's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 15.15% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 2.01% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.06%

White Alone51.25%
Black Or African American Alone16.25%
Some Other Race Alone15.15%
Asian Alone2.01%
White Black Or African American1.06%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.00%

How Educated is Joliet

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 17.0% of Joliet residents had a bachelor's degree, while 9.1% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 26.10% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Joliet CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher77.4%
Some College Or Associates Degree43.2%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency26.4%
Some College No Degree22.4%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher21.5%
Bachelors Degree17.0%

Average Income in Joliet

The median household income in Joliet is $76,495. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $76,495.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $86,117 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $100,311.

A closer examination of the income groups of Joliet households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (20.0%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (7.1%). 5.2% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$100,311
Nonfamily households$51,712