Joliet, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 38,182 housing units in Joliet. This represents a 31.5% growth from 29,043 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 38,036 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 146 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Joliet is about 70.3%. Joliet's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.2%. Average household size is 2.81 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Joliet were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom12.70%
Two Bedrooms29%
Three Bedrooms39.60%
Four Bedrooms14.20%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.98
Median year structure was built1967
Median Value of occupied units$119,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$114,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.41
Median year structure was built1960
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$473

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage8.30%
Home Equity Loan9.20%
Simple Mortgage58.60%
Debt Free23.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.3%