Joliet is 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Chicago. Joliet is part of Will and Kendall county and is the fourth largest city in Illinois. Joliet has a population at about 74k and is centered around the Des Plaines River and DuPage River. One of the most popular waterways in Joliet is the historical Illinois & Michigan Cancel. If you are looking to go fishing, swimming, or any water activities in Joliet, this is the place to be. Downtown Joliet has brought brand new businesses and attractions including casinos, baseball, and movie theatres, and has a great housing market in Joliet including commercial real estate and homes for sale and lease. Joliet has a great education with 11 schools and colleges, mixed with private and public schools.
Joliet IL Population: ~140,000
50% Males, 49% Females
The average age in Joliet IL is 33 years old.
The estimated housing value in Joliet IL is around $180,000.
48% of residents are white, 30% Hispanic, 2% Asian, and 17% African American.
Hospitals in Joliet IL include Autumn Lake Hospital and 3 others.
There are 11 Nursing Homes in Joliet IL including Fairview Care Center of Joliet.
There are 11 colleges and universities in Joliet IL and around 22 private and public high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools.
Italian cucina serving traditional fare, steaks & flavored martinis in an elegant, old-school space.
White-tablecloth restaurant serving steak, seafood & New American mains at Harrah's Joliet.
Stylish outpost serving farm-to-table New American dishes & craft cocktails, with patio seating.
Neighborhood restaurant featuring seasonal New American cuisine & occasional live music
Italian comfort food & cocktails are served in this 19th-century building with a cozy atmosphere.
Unfussy buffet in the Harrah's casino offering all-you-can-eat grub such as BBQ, stir-fries & pizza.
Fast-food institution serving fried chicken & seafood, breakfast, daily soups & sandwiches.
Upscale, enduring eatery/banquet hall featuring steak & seafood dishes, plus a bar & brunch buffet
Festive Mexican cantina with traditional dishes, margaritas & mariachi music in colorful digs.
Performing arts center
Previously an iron manufacturing facility in the 1800s to 1900s, now the Joliet Iron Works Historic Site offers great educational programs for all ages about its history.
The Nature Center offers wildlife information, biking, hiking, and cross country skiing in the winter season.
A famous casino and hotel overlooking the Des Plaines River.
Part of the Harrah's chain of casinos and hotel, Harrah's Joliet is located in downtown Joliet offering great walking distance to restaurants and shops.
Deemed as Chicagoland's largest arcade, it offers all you can play, all night for kids and adults.
Since its renovation in 2009, Old Joliet Prison attracts tourists from all over the country and the main site from films like "Blues Brothers" and shows like "Prison Break."
The park offers indoor and outdoor theatre and bandshell experience by the I&M Canal.
Famous for NASCAR, the Speedway's location close to Route 66 attracts tourists from around the country!
Home of the Joliet Slammers, a professional baseball group playing in the Frontier League.
Location is across the Chicagoland Speedway, a race track that offers a wide variety of races and in various types of vehicles.
A shopping center in Joliet.
A seasonal favorite, Statesville offers haunted house tours nearing the Halloween season every year!
A featured driving school in the Autobahn Raceway.
Seasonal racecar driving experience.