Rome, IL Population

Population: 1,776
Males: 911 (51.3%), Females: 865 (48.7%)

Peoria County

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $40,962
Median house value: $80,500

Races in Rome:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (24.0%), Irish (19.7%), English (15.5%), United States (6.2%), Italian (5.8%), French (2.7%).

Elevation: 465 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Map of Rome, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rome

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 0.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rome CDP

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

1.8% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rome:

  • GEORGE A ZELLER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 11 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • PROCTOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; PEORIA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rome:

  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 20 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 51 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 60 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Rome:

  • MOUNT HAWLEY AUXILIARY (about 9 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: 3MY)
  • MARSHALL COUNTY (about 14 miles; LACON, IL; Abbreviation: C75)
  • RAINBOW (about 14 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: 7B1)

Amtrak station near Rome:

  • 19 miles: PEORIA AIRPORT (6100 W. EVERETT M. DIRKSEN PKY.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rome:

  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 18 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)

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