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Pet-Friendly Apartments for Rent in Joliet, IL - 11 Rentals available


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Are you looking to move into a new apartment with your furry, best friend? Are you afraid of not finding a place that allows pets? You can now look for pet-friendly apartments near you, anywhere in the U.S., check if they accept dogs or cats, and find out what is the pet deposit and pet rent. Select your favorite apartments that fit your needs and well as your pet's needs, using fiters for size, amenities and so much more.

Search in your neighborhood, ZIP code, and beyond to find the ideal apartment near you or wherever you and your pets plan on moving to. Whether it's next to a dog park, a pet store, a veterinary, or a pet friendly mall or coffee shop, you can find exactly what you are looking for right on RENTCafé - let's find it now!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a pet-friendly apartment in Joliet, IL?

The price range of a pet-friendly apartment is between $1,595 and $2,495. Search pet-friendly apartments in Joliet, IL.

How many pet-friendly rentals are available in Joliet, IL on RENTCafé?

There are 3 pet-friendly rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Joliet, IL were last updated on 11 Jun 2021.

What is the average size of a pet-friendly apartment in Joliet, IL?

The average Joliet, IL pet-friendly apartment size is 1,110 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a pet-friendly apartment in Joliet, IL?

Pet-friendly apartments are usually larger and located in a community that offers pet-focused amenities.

What are the downsides of renting a pet-friendly apartment in Joliet, IL?

Renting a pet-friendly apartment comes with a higher rent and a pet deposit. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Joliet, IL.

Renter's Guide to Joliet

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 Population147,826
  • Female 72,980
    Male 74,846
  • Median Age33.8

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 2021 $1,062 /mo

Joliet, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,00044%
  • $1,001-$1,50054%
  • > $2,0001%

Joliet, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Jun / 2021
Joliet, IL $978 $978 $956 $983 $1,007 $989 $1,023 $1,030 $1,052 $1,062
National $1,314 $1,345 $1,354 $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,400 $1,392 $1,396 $1,407
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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

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!

Employment and 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 Households47,563
  • Family 33,731
    Non-family 13,832
  • Children 19,973
    No Children 27,590
  • Average People Per Household3.05
  • Median Household Income$70,509
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,262

Education in Joliet

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

  • No High School7%
  • Some High School40%
  • Some College26%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree14%
  • Graduate Degree6%

Tips for Renting in Joliet

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.

Renting a pet-friendly apartment in Joliet, IL

It sometimes feels like many landlords did not experience the bliss that comes with owning a pet. Pets are little bundles of joy that bring sunshine to our lives, yet many property owners would rather not have them around. If you adore your dainty little bird or simply cannot do without your service dog, we’re on the same page. We know you have a hard time finding suitable rental housing, so here’s the deal: we have 13 pet-friendly units in 12 buildings in Joliet, IL to start exploring. With an average square footage of 1,305 Sq.Ft., these rental properties offer spacious pet-friendly rooms for you and your buddy. Whether you want to keep your expenses to a minimum or you don’t mind investing a little more, you are very likely to find a chic, yet affordable pet-friendly rental. Browse through our listings and search for the best quality-price ratio. We know you will soon enjoy adorable cuddles with your darling in the intimacy of your new home. Your little friend will thank you for it.

Some pet friendly apartments in Joliet, IL come with unpleasant surprises

A pit bull is not your average purse dog. That is why many renters face difficulties in finding suitable pit bull friendly rentals. Landlords think that they are aggressive and that other tenants would feel unsafe. To help you fight these stereotypes, we’re on your side to find some nice Joliet, IL apartments that allow pit bulls. There are plenty of convenient real estate opportunities among the no breed restriction apartments currently available. Large breed dog friendly apartments in Joliet, IL are not out of your reach, as you can find them for as low as $904. If you feel you could use a little bit more comfort and you’re not short on money, pit bull friendly rentals go up to $2,853. If you needed an answer for the “how to rent with a pit bull” question, your answer is found in our listings. Should you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the property manager to see what other requirements they may have for your four-legged friend.

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