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    1331 Modaff Rd, Naperville, IL 60565
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    2355 White Birch Lane, Joliet, IL 60435
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    1 East Bradford Road, Joliet, IL 60433
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    • $1,150+
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    1307 Dellmar Avenue, Joliet, IL 60435
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,985
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    2215 GEORGE AVE, JOLIET, IL 60435
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,800
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    1331 Modaff Rd, Naperville, IL 60565
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    108 Girard Blvd, Joliet, IL 60433
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,730
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    1615 Arbor Ln, Crest Hill, IL 60403
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    • $1,099+
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    • $1,379+
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    14215 Juniper Drive, Lockport, IL 60491
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    • $2,199+
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    1907 Arbor Falls Drive, Plainfield, IL 60586
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    160 S Highpoint Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446
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    160 S Highpoint Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446
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    • $1,575+
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    525 Fair Meadow Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446
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    1151 W Normantown Road, Romeoville, IL 60446
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    24228 Eagle Chase Ct, Plainfield, IL 60544
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    4209 Pond Willow Rd, Naperville, IL 60564
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    • $2,695+
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    2604 Rockport Ln, Naperville, IL 60564
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    • $1,901+
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    • $2,524+
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    2207 Wentworth Ct, Naperville, IL 60565
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    • 4 BEDS
    • $2,795
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    16818 Hobart Ave, Orland Hills, IL 60487
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    • $2,725
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    1821 S. WASHINGTON, NAPERVILLE, IL 60565
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    • $1,190
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    • $1,425+
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    9414 Trillium Lane, Orland Park, IL 60487
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    3211 Fox Street, Woodridge, IL 60517
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    7501 Gladstone Drive, Naperville, IL 60565
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    16W571 Mockingbird Lane, Willowbrook, IL 60527
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    16W571 Mockingbird Lane, Willowbrook, IL 60527
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    1847 Clubhouse Dr, Aurora, IL 60504
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When were prices and availability in Joliet, IL last updated?

Prices and availability in Joliet, IL were last updated on 2 Jul 2022.

What are the best apartments in Joliet, IL?

The best apartments in Joliet, IL are: Pheasant Run Apartments, The Birches Apartments, 1307 Dellmar Avenue Joliet, IL 60435, 2215 George Ave, Joliet, IL 60435, USA and 108 Girard Blvd.

What is the average rent in Joliet, IL?

The average rent in Joliet, IL is $1,162. Start your search for apartments in Joliet, IL now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Joliet, IL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Joliet, IL is between $1,085 and $1,265. View all studio apartments in Joliet, IL.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Joliet, IL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Joliet, IL is between $1,085 and $1,265. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Joliet, IL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Joliet, IL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Joliet, IL is between $1,085 and $1,265. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Joliet, IL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Joliet, IL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Joliet, IL is between $1,085 and $1,985. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Joliet, IL.

Renter's guide to Joliet, IL

Welcome to Joliet!  It's an incredibly diverse and welcoming city, with a place for everyone – especially you!  In fact, in 2015 WalletHub ranked Joliet among the top 30 cities in the entire nation for diversity. They also placed it among 2016's top 101 cities in Illinois for families.

Joliet serves as the seat of Will County. This Chicago suburb is 62.8 square miles in area, which is three-quarters the size of Aurora and one-quarter the size of Milwaukee, roughly 5% as large as Chicago.

Joliet is only about 26 miles from Aurora, 20 miles from Naperville, and 44.5 miles from Chicago.

Although the winters here can be cold, Joliet is far enough from Lake Michigan that it doesn’t suffer the frigid “lake effect” weather that hits Chicago. Also, summers can be quite pleasant. Average summer highs are in the low 80s, while winter lows average around 20°F.

Joliet, IL Demographics

  • Total Population147,323
  • Female 72,969
    Male 74,354
  • Median Age33.8

Joliet, IL has a population of 147,323 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 74,354 of Joliet’s residents are women and 72,969 are men. The median age of those who live in Joliet, IL is 33.8.

Cost of Living in Joliet, IL

A three-course meal for two at a mid-priced restaurant in Joliet is priced from $15 to $60, while the average cost of a regular cappuccino is around $4.

Utilities like electricity, heating, water, and waste disposal for a 915 square-foot apartment cost, on average, $128 per month. That's considerably lower than the national average of $147.

The city receives excellent service from the PACE bus system, which operates every day except Sundays. A single fare is $2, but students can take advantage of a $1 reduced fare.

There are also numerous taxi companies to choose from in Joliet, including Yellow Checker Cab Company, Joliet Taxi, and Telecab.

Average Rent in Joliet, IL

  • Joliet, IL Average Rental Price, June 2022 $1,162 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Joliet, IL is $1,162.

Joliet, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

Joliet, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Jun / 2022
Joliet, IL $983 $1,007 $989 $1,023 $1,030 $1,052 $1,062 $1,132 $1,169 $1,162
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Joliet, IL is $1,162.

Living in Joliet, IL

As of 2010, Joliet was the fourth largest city in the state. This puts it in a great position, offering all the convenience and options of the big city, while avoiding the crowding and crime. Residents here love the many options for schools and children’s activities, which help make Joliet the perfect place to start or raise a family.

For some, the area still has a negative reputation as a “prison city.” It was once home to two major prisons and some of those bad connotations have remained. But in truth, the prisons have been closed for over 10 years and are now nothing more than historic places of interest.

Things to do in Joliet, IL

The city has a long history of championship amateur and high school sports. There’s also a minor league baseball team here, the Joliet Slammers, that play at Silver Cross Field. Racing fans will also enjoy the NASCAR races at the Chicagoland Speedway. Of course, a short trip gives you access to all the pro games in Chicago, including the Cubs, White Sox, Bulls, Blackhawks, and Bears.

Downtown Joliet is a revitalized district, featuring boutique and specialty shops, along with cafes, restaurants, and open air dining. The Louis Joliet Mall is another great shopping destination. This enclosed, single level mall offers over 90 stores and restaurants in total.

For a day of family fun with the kids, you just have to visit the Joliet Splash Station. It has something for everyone – massive water slides, a lazy river, and a splash garden for toddlers. Another great family activity is the Haunted Trails Amusement Park. There you’ll find go karts, miniature golf, and laser tag. A fun but free activity is biking the Joliet Junction Trail, a very well-maintained and beautiful bicycle trail in the city.

 

Speaking of trails, Joliet is filled with them – and parks, too. The Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail provides over 60 miles of biking pleasure. Nearby Pilcher Park Nature Center is a gigantic 640-acre outdoor recreation site. There you can hike, picnic, and even view Native American burial mounds. And for some quality time with your canine friends, Hammel Woods Park offers a 6-acre dog park.

If you want to spend some quality time with your significant other, consider an evening at the Hollywood Casino. In addition to table games and slots, you can enjoy a romantic dinner there at your choice of several fine restaurants. Or catch a show together at the historic Rialto Square Theatre. This gorgeous venue features regular concerts and movies, making it a great couple’s activity.

Joliet is the home of the popular Ballpark Ale Fest, which features not only craft beers and great food, but also an exhibition game each year. Another great annual tradition is the Blacklight Run in October. This is a fun, easy 5K race with glowing decorations for the runners and spectators. All ages are welcome!

Joliet, IL employment & economy

The city has long been a transportation hub, and careers with Amtrak and other land and water shipping firms are plentiful. But there are several other major industries in the area, including healthcare, education, and gaming. If you’re in the medical field, the Presence St. Joseph Medical Center and Silver Cross Hospital employ thousands.

The local public school districts as well as St. Francis University provide many education jobs. Also, there are two large casinos here, for those interested in any aspect of the gaming industry: Hollywood Casino and Harrah’s.

Joliet, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households48,516
  • Family 34,726
    Non-family 13,790
  • Children 20,388
    No Children 28,128
  • Average People Per Household2.98
  • Median Household Income$72,871
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,275

According to U.S. Census data, there are 48,516 households in Joliet, IL. 34,726 are family households and 13,790 are non-family households. There are 20,388 households with children in Joliet and 28,128 households without children. On average, about 2.98 people live in a household in Joliet, IL. The median income of a Joliet household living in Joliet is $72,871 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,275.

Education in Joliet, IL

There are three high schools in the city, including Joliet Catholic Academy. Public high schools are part of the Joliet Township High School District, while all other public schools are in the Joliet Public Schools District. For the younger ones, there are 15 elementary schools to choose from.

While nearby Chicago has prestigious institutions like DePaul and Loyola, there are some excellent higher education options available right here in Joliet. Both Joliet Junior College and the University of St. Francis call the city home. The latter is a private Catholic university that also contains the Leach College of Nursing, for those interested in a healthcare career.

Joliet, IL Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Joliet, IL is as follows: 6% have no high school education, 39% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 14% have a Bachelor Degree, and 6% have a Graduate Degree.

Tips for renting in Joliet, IL

Dreaming of a move to Joliet? Nice! But first, let's take a look at some of the tenant laws in the area. While there's no limit in Illinois on the amount that a landlord can charge as a security deposit, they are required to pay you interest on the deposit if it's held for over six months. They must also return your it – plus interest – within 45 days of you moving out.

Additionally, in a worst case scenario, your landlord must file a suit to evict you. They're not legally allowed to turn off your utilities, remove your property, or change your locks until the eviction process is complete.

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