Romeoville, IL

39,739 Population
18.5 square miles 2,145.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
2,145.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.7%
was 48.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
21.4%
was 20.8%
 
Percent Under 18
28.2%
was 29.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
9.0%
was 8.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.9
was 6.5
Ranked 20th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
8.1%
was 8.4%
 
Median Household Income
$71,344
was $70,471
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
32.7
32.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
75.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,895.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,651
was 12,845
 
Median Rent
$1,432
was $1,379
 
Total Building Permits
24
was 17
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,777
was 11,745
 
Homeownership Rate
82.3%
was 83.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
24
was 17
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
661.8
was 691.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
29.5%
was 36.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.3
was 3.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.8
was 1.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.6
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.5%
was 97.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.8%
was 97.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.3%
was 86.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
26.0%
was 26.0%
 

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