Joliet is a relatively large city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 150,372 people and 48 constituent neighborhoods, Joliet is the third largest community in Illinois.
The citizens of Joliet are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.49% of adults in Joliet having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Joliet in 2018 was $31,390, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,560 for a family of four. However, Joliet contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Joliet is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Joliet home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Joliet residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Joliet also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Joliet include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Joliet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.