Joliet Will County, Illinois

Joliet: City in Illinois, United States

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Location of Joliet on Illinois map.


Joliet is a city located in the county of Will in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 87,398 and a population density of 518 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 85,583 inhabitants.

The city was created 188 years ago in 1832.

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Joliet is located at 41°31'31"N 88°5'0"W (41.5251900, -88.0834000).

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Joliet forecast: A slight chance of rain showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more

Joliet Quick Facts

Population : 85,583 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Will County
Postal code : 60431–60436, 60403, 60404
Phone Area Codes : 815
Area : 168.6 km2
Official name : Joliet
Named for : Louis Jolliet
Altitude : 614 feet / 187 meters
Capital city : Joliet is capital of Will County
Establishment : January 01, 1833 (188 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00, UTC−05:00
Local time : 12:35:06 (20th September 2021)
Density : 508 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.12% (2010-2020)
Weather : 83℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Joliet decreased by 2.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2008 152,812 - census
2010 87,398 -74.85% census
2011 87,826 0.49% estimation process
2012 87,853 0.03% estimation process
2013 87,798 -0.06% estimation process
2014 87,634 -0.19% estimation process
2015 86,909 -0.83% estimation process
2016 86,937 0.03% estimation process
2017 86,760 -0.2% estimation process
2018 86,525 -0.27% estimation process
2019 86,178 -0.4% estimation process
2020 85,583 -0.7% estimation process

Joliet zip code is 60431. County name: Will, County fips: 17197

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People born in Joliet (167)

People born in Joliet, including musician Don Murray, philosopher Robert Todd Carroll, actress Mercedes McCambridge, you can see a list of people who born in Joliet.

  • Adrianne Curry (American model) she was born in 06/08/1982
  • George Mikan (American basketball player, coach, commissioner) he was born in 18/06/1924
  • Ron Nelson (American composer) he was born in 14/12/1929
  • Alex Pacheco (American activist) he was born in 01/08/1958
  • Jimmy Chamberlin (Drummer, songwriter, Producer) he was born in 10/06/1964
  • Nora Bayes (American singer, actress and comedienne) she was born in 08/10/1880
  • Ann Bannon (American author) she was born in 15/09/1932
  • Lynne Thigpen (American actress) she was born in 22/12/1948
  • Lois Delander (Miss America winner) she was born in 14/02/1911
  • Arthur Shaw (American hurdler) he was born in 28/04/1886
  • Allie Quigley (American basketball player) she was born in 20/06/1986
  • Lester Frank Ward (American sociologist and paleontologist (1841-1913)) he was born in 18/06/1841
  • Vince Vieluf (American actor) he was born in 10/11/1970
  • Frank Perconte (American military personnel) he was born in 10/03/1917
  • Paul Dillon (American actor) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • William Lincoln Bakewell (American sailor and polar explorer) he was born in 26/11/1888
  • George C. McKee (American politician (1837-1890)) he was born in 02/10/1837
  • Jack Gardner (American musician) he was born in 14/08/1903

Schools in Joliet

College & universities near Joliet, IL

Code Name City ZIP
148584 University of St Francis Joliet (IL) 60435-6188
148098 Professional's Choice Hair Design Academy Joliet (IL) 60435
146296 Joliet Junior College Joliet (IL) 60431-8938
146612 Lewis University Romeoville (IL) 60446-2200
462345 The Salon Professional Academy-Shorewood Shorewood (IL) 60404-8789

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Joliet, IL

Code Name Address Type
JOL Joliet Transportation Center 50 East Jefferson Street RAIL
NPV Naperville 105 E. Fourth Ave. RAIL
HMW Homewood 18015 Park Ave. RAIL
SMT Summit Archer Ave. and South Center Ave. RAIL
LAG La Grange Road 25 West Burlington St. RAIL

Post offices near Joliet

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Jol Post Office Joliet (IL) 60432
Jol Post Office Joliet (IL) 60436
Lockport Carrier Annex Post Office Lockport (IL) 60441
Lockport Carrier Annex Post Office Lockport (IL) 60441
Lockpor Post Office Lockport (IL) 60441

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Will County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Will County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bolingbrook 74,025 Town in Illinois
Lockport 59,877 City in Niagara County, New York, United States
Romeoville 39,770 Town
New Lenox 27,088 Village in Illinois
Homer Glen 24,281 Village in Illinois, United States
Crest Hill 21,153 City in Will County, Illinois, United States
Mokena 20,050 City in Illinois, United States of America
Goodings Grove 18,569 City in Illinois, United States of America
Shorewood 17,495 Village in Illinois
Frankfort Square 9,276 Census-designated place in Will County, Illinois, United States
Manhattan 8,798 Village in Illinois
Crete 8,493 Town in the U.
Braidwood 6,148 City in Will County, Illinois, United States
Monee 5,029 City in Illinois, United States of America
Beecher 4,385 City in United States of America
Ingalls Park 3,314 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Joliet distances to largest Illinois cities