Rome, Illinois Population 2024

1,605

Rome is a city located in Peoria County Illinois. Rome has a 2024 population of 1,605. Rome is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 15.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,394 in 2020.

The average household income in Rome is $88,892 with a poverty rate of 4.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rome is 41.1 years, 42.3 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Rome Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rome was:

  • White: 97.94%
  • Other race: 1.25%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
834.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.14% (211)
The current population of Rome, Illinois is 1,605 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,394.

Rome, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,57297.94%
Other race201.25%
Two or more races130.81%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rome Population by Race

Rome Population Pyramid 2024

Rome Median Age

41.1

Total

42.3

Male

39.9

Female

Rome Adults

There are 1,179 adults, (232 of whom are seniors) in Rome.

Rome Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Rome Sex Ratio

Female73845.98%
Male86754.02%

Rome Population by Age

Rome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6592.4283.916.1
Married3703.2790.59.5
Non Family2521.1471.828.2
Female212.621000
Male162.561000
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rome Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rome Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.55%.

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,962

Average Earnings

$52,500

Average Male

$36,964

Average Female

Rome Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rome Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rome Language

100% of Rome residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Rome Language

Rome Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,541603.89%
Other2020100%
Hispanic512039.22%
showing: 3 rows

4.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.61%

Male Poverty Rate

5.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rome is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rome is White, with 3.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.85%.

Rome Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15%
High School7.74%
Some College5.28%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Rome Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.34%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed2.89%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Rome Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rome Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rome Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

67.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rome Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rome Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rome Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rome Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Rome Veterans by War

count

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Rome Veterans by Age

count

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Rome Veterans by Race

Rome Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rome Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

71.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Rome Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rome Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rome Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.31%

Born in Rome

97.2%

Native Born

2.8%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

1.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.2% of Rome residents were born in the United States, with 80.31% having been born in Illinois. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rome Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,605
20231,605
20221,605493.15%
20211,55616211.62%
20201,394-131-8.59%
20191,525-139-8.35%
20181,664-103-5.83%
20171,767130.74%
20161,754-77-4.21%
20151,831854.87%
20141,7461257.71%
20131,62170.43%
20121,614-53-3.18%
20111,667-71-4.09%
20101,738
showing: 15 rows

Rome Population by Year