Joliet, IL has a total population of 148,737 people with a median household income of $58,922. The median age of Joliet is 32 years old. 


The largest population group is Up and Coming Families making up 32.5% of the population. The average household size is 2.9; married couples with or without kids; median household income of $76,135; net worth of $175,637; and employed in the professional or management business sectors.


Industrious Urban Fringe is the second largest population group in Joliet. This group makes up 12% of the population with an average household size of 3.45; family mix; median age of 29; median household income of $45,118; net worth of $41,572; and employed in the skilled or services business sectors.


Since 2000, Joliet has grown in population by 35.62% and expect by 2.28% more by 2017. Per 2012 census women made up 49.6% of the population; median age of 32 years old.





Joliet's unemployment has been remaining steady around 10% in comparison to Will County at 8.0% and the State of Illinois at 9.5%. 


Top 5 Employment Industry Sectors:

Retail Trade: 8,675

Health Care & Social Assistance: 8,310

Manufacturing: 7,851

Education: 5,092

Transportation  & Warehouse: 4,868



Top 5 Business Sectors in Joliet:

Other General Merchandise Stores

Special Food Services

Furniture Stores

Sports/Hobby/Musical Instrument Stores

Used Merchandise Stores



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Kristian is a licensed Illinois Commercial Real Estate broker with over 10 years’ experience working with small to medium sized businesses locally and nationally as well as owners of real estate from office, retail to industrial at Suburban Real Estate Services, Inc.. in Lisle, IL. Kristian specializes in branding each property he represents through different marketing tactics, boots on the ground and the latest technologies gained from his experience of marketing rock bands to commercial properties. For each tenant representation assignment he becomes his client's "in-house" broker walking them through the process from initial meeting till occupancy. He is the founder of Commercial Main N State, a blog providing tips and market rental trends to small businesses on #CRE. He currently is the 2014-2016 Chair of the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors® Commercial Alliance.

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