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Population (year 2000): 21,153. Estimated population in July 2005: 36,396 (+72.1% change)
Males: 10,658 (50.4%), Females: 10,495 (49.6%)

Will County

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Median resident age: 29.7 years
Median household income: $60,737 (year 2000)
Median house value: $118,100 (year 2000)

Romeoville, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Romeoville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.2%)
  • Hispanic (13.1%)
  • Black (5.4%)
  • Other race (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Filipino (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (22.8%), Irish (19.3%), Polish (15.7%), Italian (9.8%), English (5.0%), Czech (4.0%).

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Elevation: 614 feet

Land area: 14.5 square miles

Romeoville,

For population 25 years and over in Romeoville

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Romeoville village

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

9.4% Foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 2.6% Europe, 2.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,624 (+45.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Bolingbrook, (4.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (32.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Bolingbrook, (4.1 miles )

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 368 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 1997: 377 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1998: 527 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 1999: 967 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2000: 1175 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2001: 1148 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2002: 1183 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2003: 689 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2004: 524 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2005: 168 buildings, average cost: $128,600

Latitude: 41.64 N, Longitude: 88.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815


Romeoville, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.6%), Educational,health and social services (15.8%), Retail trade (12.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,836 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,516 (13.6%)


 

Crime in Romeoville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 10 4 4
    per 100,000 28.4 47.3 18.9 18.9
Robberies 5 8 5 14
    per 100,000 23.6 37.8 23.6 66.2
Assaults 27 33 33 46
    per 100,000 127.6 156.0 156.0 217.5
Burglaries 127 130 167 158
    per 100,000 600.4 614.6 789.5 746.9
Thefts 461 599 662 648
    per 100,000 2179.4 2831.7 3129.6 3063.4
Auto thefts 25 36 47 38
    per 100,000 118.2 170.2 222.2 179.6
182.6 231.4 244.1 260.1


Average climate in Romeoville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Romeoville,

Romeoville-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Romeoville city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Romeoville:
  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • ROCK CREEK CENTER,THE (about 9 miles; LEMONT, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Romeoville:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 27 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 27 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 49 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Romeoville:
  • CLOW INTL (about 4 miles; BOLINGBROOK, IL; ID: 1C5)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE, IL; ID: LOT)
  • JOLIET REGIONAL (about 10 miles; JOLIET, IL; ID: JOT)

Amtrak stations near Romeoville:
  • 9 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.
  • 10 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 14 $55,514 $47,583 0 $0
Streets and Highways 5 $18,396 $44,150 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,348 $40,176 1 $1,047
Firefighters 7 $35,621 $61,064 52 $34,505
Police - Other 12 $42,841 $42,841 18 $12,854
Police Protection - Officers 49 $209,387 $51,278 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $49,268 $45,478 10 $6,996
Financial Administration 4 $17,165 $51,495 1 $1,162
Water Supply 13 $48,188 $44,481 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 17 $60,451 $42,671 0 $0
Totals for Government 135 $540,178 $48,015 82 $56,565


College/University in Romeoville:
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,974; Location: 500 S. Independence Blvd.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lewisu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Romeoville:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 7 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,088)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 10 miles; JOLIET, IL; FT enrollment: 6,075)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; LISLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 15 miles; WHEATON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,684)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 16 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 15,545)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; FT enrollment: 7,610)
Public high schools in Romeoville:
  • ROMEOVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,412; Location: 100 N INDEPENDENCE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PHOENIX EXPERIENCE 99-365U (Students: 22; Location: 636 DALHART AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Romeoville:
  • BIBLE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 191; Location: 301 NORMANTOWN ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Romeoville:
  • A VITO MARTINEZ MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,294; Location: 590 BELMONT DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROBERT C HILL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 897; Location: 616 DALHART AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KENNETH L HERMANSEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 824; Location: 101 WESGLEN PARKWAY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • IRENE KING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 670; Location: 301 EATON AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • VALLEY VIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 753 LUTHER DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WILCO AREA CAREER CENTER (Location: 500 WILCO BLVD; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Romeoville:
  • ST ANDREW THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: 505 KINGSTOM DR; Grades: KG - 8)

Notable locations in Romeoville: Mistwood Golf Course (A), South Hall (B), Oremus Fine Arts Center (C), Founders Hall (D), Romeoville Branch Fountaindale Public Library (E), De La Salle South Residence Hall (F), Neil Carey Arena (G), Benilde Hall (H), Philip Lynch Theatre (I), Leckrone Academic Resource Center (J), Fitzpatrick Hall (K), Fitzpatrick House (L), Sheil Hall (M), De La Salle North Residence Hall (N).

Churches in Romeoville include: Sancta Alberta Chapel (A), Bible Baptist Church (B), Good Shepherd Church (C), First Baptist Church (D).

Cemeteries: Alexander Cemetery (1), Bronson Cemetery (2), Resurrection Cemetery (3).

Lake: Strini, Lake (A).

Parks in Romeoville include: O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve (1), Jaycee Park (2), Isle a la Cache County Forest Preserve (3), College View Park (4), Romeoville Prairie Nature Preserve (5), Atchley Park (6), Sunset Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


Romeoville compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Romeoville:
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWHN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: HAWKINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Romeoville:
  • WLRA (88.1 FM; LOCKPORT, IL; Owner: LEWIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Romeoville:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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