Joliet, IL

JOLIET, ILLINOIS: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 11.23.20)

 

AGE IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years11,1387.5%
25 to 29 years10,9977.4%
30 to 34 years10,4547.0%
35 to 39 years10,4997.0%
40 to 44 years10,1806.8%
45 to 49 years11,0887.4%
50 to 54 years10,2436.9%
55 to 59 years8,4535.7%
60 to 64 years6,9204.6%
65 to 69 years4,6063.1%
70 to 74 years4,2322.8%
75 to 79 years2,0801.4%
80 to 84 years1,2290.8%
85+ years1,6351.1%

The median age in Joliet is 32.9 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White99,24866.5%
Black or African American27,09618.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native8560.6%
Asian2,6481.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1270.1%
Other12,6428.5%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade7,1927.8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,1818.8%
High school graduate (includes equivalency)27,83730.1%
Some college, no degree22,70124.5%
Associate’s degree7,0087.6%
Bachelor’s degree14,67515.8%
Graduate or professional degree5,0225.4%
High school graduate or higher77,24383.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher total19,69721.3%
Less than Bachelor’s degree72,91978.8%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

Less than $10,0005.6%
$10,000 to $14,9992.8%
$15,000 to $24,9996.7%
$25,000 to $34,9995.8%
$35,000 to $49,99911.9%
$50,000 to $74,99916.5%
$75,000 to $99,99918.8%
$100,000 to $149,99920.3%
$150,000 to $199,9997.5%
$200,000 or more4.1%

Median household income: $75,818

Mean household income: $84,104

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$29,113
High school graduate (includes equivalency)$36,675
Some college or Associate’s degree$40,751
Bachelor’s degree$63,721
Graduate or professional degree$60,200

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

 PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 114,359 NA
Never married48,62042.4%
Now married (except separated)48,4541.1%
Separated1,2733.7%
Widowed4,23810.3%
Divorced11,77442.5%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

 PopulationPercent
Living beneath the poverty line15,97310.9%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

Owner-occupied housing units33,374
Renter-occupied housing units13,986
Single-family detached units35,560
Homeownership rate70.5%
Vacancy rate7.1%
Renters rate29.5%
Average housing value$177,134
Average monthly owner cost (with a mortgage)$1,243
Average rent (housing)$904

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

Average income$79,618
Average household size3.06
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force70.5%
Percent disabled9.4%
Percent with health coverage91.8%
Average travel time to work31.2 minutes
Percent workers using public transportation2.0%
Percent veterans5.5%
Percent foreign born14.3%
Percent speaking Spanish at home10.7%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

Total consumer expenditures per household$70,463.07
Alcoholic beverages$541.93
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$325.60
Beer consumed away from home$92.91
Wine consumed away from home$46.80
Apparel & services$2,060.08
Men’s apparel$396.18
Women’s apparel$672.73
Children’s apparel$335.25
Boys’ apparel$113.61
Girls’ apparel$126.70
Footwear$467.29
Dining out (food away from home)$3,532.28
Dining out – Breakfast$359.01
Dining out – Lunch$1,107.67
Dining out – Dinner$1,633.33
Education$1,420.52
Entertainment / recreation$3,038.83
Club membership fees$218.32
Dating services$0.68
Pet food$235.09
Pet services$64.13
Food consumed at home$4,907.56
Bakery products consumed at home$644.06
Dairy products consumed at home$500.94
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$965.94
Meat, poultry, fish, and eggs consumed at home$1,086.81
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$476.21
Snacks and other food products consumed at home$1,709.81
Health care$5,511.64
Medical services$1,046.78
Nonprescription drugs$133.38
Household services$1,946.13
Care for the elderly and handicapped$60.97
Lawn and garden services$418.65
Housekeeping services$171.54
PC repair$6.27
Housing$22,050.74
Home improvements$2,509.46
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,606.17
Phone services$1,677.88
Water$718.51
Life and other insurance$410.04
Pensions and social security$7,681.12
Personal care products and services$858.69
Hair care products$103.92
Personal care products$369.12
Local transportation$8,142.17
Gasoline$2,133.85
Vehicle maintenance and repair$1,091.89
Travel$2,084.95
Airline fares$511.12
Auto / truck rental on trips$24.95
Lodging on trips$562.64
Food and drink on trips$504.54
Entertainment on trips$180.20

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN WILL COUNTY (home to Joliet, Illinois)

% with any debt in collections27%
Average debt in collections$1,272
% with medical debt in collections18%
Average medical debt in collections$606
% with student loan debt19%
Average student loan debt$19,860
Average monthly student loan payment$195
% with auto debt37%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN JOLIET, ILLINOIS

YearPopulationPercent
January 20194,7526.4%
February 20194,4776.0%
March 20194,0185.4%
April 20193,3684.6%
May 20192,9994.1%
June 20193,8815.2%
July 20193,6944.9%
August 20193,2284.4%
September 20192,5933.5%
October 20192,6833.7%
November 20192,5893.5%
December 20192,8843.9%
January 20203,8675.3%
February 20203,7855.1%
March 20205,2377.0%
April 202014,34319.6%
May 202012,68617.1%
June 202013,54317.5%
July 20209,46213.1%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)

 

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