Rome, Illinois Population 2021

1,525
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Rome is a city located in Peoria County Illinois. Rome has a 2020 population of 1,525. Rome is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -12.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,738 in 2010. Rome reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Rome is $68,930 with a poverty rate of 9.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $894 per month, and the median house value is $133,100. The median age in Rome is 47.8 years, 49.7 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Rome Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Romewas:

  • White: 97.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.84%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rome, Illinois is 1,525 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,525.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,738.

Rome, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,48197.11%
Two or More Races281.84%
Some Other Race161.05%
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Rome Population by Race

Rome Population Pyramid $2021

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Rome Median Age

47.8


Total

49.7


Male

44.7


Female

Rome Adults

There are 1,208 adults, (287 of whom are seniors) in Rome.

Rome Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rome Sex Ratio

Female

764

50.10%

Male

761

49.90%

Rome Population by Age

Rome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rome Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female70.4%29.6%
Non Family80.4%19.6%
All84%16%
Married85.8%14.2%
Male100%0%

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rome Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6302.3984
Married4012.6685.8
Non Family1841.3580.4
Female274.6370.4
Male183.83100

2.83

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Rome Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade232.06%
9th to 12th Grade746.63%
High School Graduate36632.80%
Some College32729.30%
Associates Degree17015.23%
Bachelors Degree11510.30%
Graduate Degree413.67%
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Rome Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,0921,006156
2+ Races1313
Hispanic11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.29%.

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,905$46,250$30,662
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,833$30,556$30,972
Some College$33,333$45,511$27,465
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$106,932$106,932$

$32,905

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$30,662

Average Female

Rome Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rome Language by Age

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Rome Language

99.46% of Rome residents speak only English, while 0.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Rome Language

Rome Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,4611077.32%
Hispanic271659.26%
Other1616100.00%
Multiple281553.57%

9.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.57%

Male Poverty Rate

8.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rome is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rome is White, with 7.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.38%.

Rome Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.21%
Less Than 9th Grade12.37%
Some College5.43%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Rome Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.65%
Female Employed6.60%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rome Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rome Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,031$68,930
Families$73,125$81,567
Married Families$74,023-
Non Families$33,864$38,301
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Income by Household Type

Rome Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

65.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rome Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Rome Marital Status

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93

Number of Veterans

85

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
Korea7
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Rome Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6445
65 to 7432
75+16
35 to 54
18 to 34

Rome Veterans by Age

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Rome Veterans by Race

Rome Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rome Veterans by Education

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rome Employment by Age

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Rome Employment by Race

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Rome Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.79%

Born in Rome

97.77%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.77% of Rome residents were born in the United States, with 80.79% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,5250.00%
20201,5250.00%
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%
20101,7380.00%

Rome Population by Year