Minooka, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 3,971. Estimated population in 2021: 8,403 (+111.6% change)
Males: 1,972 (49.7%), Females: 1,999 (50.3%)

Grundy County

Zip code: 60447

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $75,249
Median house value: $176,400

Races in Minooka:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (34.2%), Irish (22.6%), Italian (11.0%), English (10.0%), Polish (7.8%), Norwegian (5.4%).

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Minooka

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minooka village

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,352 (+51.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Minooka:

  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • MORRIS HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; MORRIS, IL)
  • SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; JOLIET, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Minooka:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 42 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 44 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 61 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Minooka:

  • JOLIET REGIONAL (about 8 miles; JOLIET, IL; Abbreviation: JOT)
  • EMPRESS RIVER CASINO (about 9 miles; JOLIET, IL; Abbreviation: I01)
  • MORRIS MUNI – JAMES R. WASHBURN FIELD (about 12 miles; MORRIS, IL; Abbreviation: C09)
Amtrak station near Minooka:

  • 14 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minooka:

  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 7 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 12 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 23 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 30 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
Public high school in Minooka:

  • MINOOKA COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,534; Location: 301 S WABENA AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Minooka:

  • MINOOKA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 711; Location: 400 COADY DR; Grades: KG – 03)
  • MINOOKA JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 657; Location: 333 W MCEVILLY RD; Grades: PK – 08)
  • MINOOKA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 305 CHURCH ST; Grades: 04 – 05)

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