Joliet employment information

Income per capita$24,461$30,019$28,555
Median household income$62,008$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,091$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,544$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$38,447$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$25,372$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate7.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level12.5%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Joliet is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Joliet is 16% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Joliet is 32% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Joliet is 20% lower than the national average.

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Joliet median earnings by income bracket

Joliet employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.3%1.5%
Manufacturing sector16.2%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.8%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services16.4%15.0%
Public administration5.0%4.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.8%4.0%
Education, health & social services9.2%34.0%

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Frankfort, IL18,100$110,829107%
Mokena, IL18,804$100,88789%
Oswego, IL31,723$97,32382%
New Lenox, IL24,747$96,32780%
Joliet, IL147,786$62,00816%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Escondido, CA147,603$49,4098%
Kansas City, KS147,598$38,07329%
Torrance, CA147,181$78,28646%
Bridgeport, CT146,680$41,20423%
Alexandria, VA146,422$87,31963%
Joliet, IL147,786$62,00816%
Source: The Joliet, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.