Rome, Illinois Population 2022

1,578
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Rome is a city located in Peoria County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,578, it is the 550th largest city in Illinois and the 12265th largest city in the United States. Rome is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -1.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,604 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Rome has a population density of 821 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rome is $68,930 with a poverty rate of 8.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $885 per month, and the median house value is $129,800. 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: 97.99%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Two or more races: 1.00%
  • 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 1,578 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,604.

Rome, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Rome Population by Race

Rome Population Pyramid 2022

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Rome Median Age

44.5


Total

46


Male

43.4


Female

Rome Adults

There are 1,088 adults, (254 of whom are seniors) in Rome.

Rome Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rome Sex Ratio

Female

673

48.28%

Male

721

51.72%

Rome Population by Age

Rome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rome Household Types

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rome Households and Families

2.86

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Rome Households by Type

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Rome Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.14%.

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,182

Average Earnings

$45,393

Average Male

$26,328

Average Female

Rome Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rome Language by Age

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Rome Language

100.00% of Rome residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Rome Language

Rome Poverty by Race

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8.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.40%

Male Poverty Rate

8.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rome is White, with 6.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rome is Hispanic, with 31.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.71%.

Rome Poverty

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Rome Poverty Rate by Education

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Rome Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rome Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Rome Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

69.9%

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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88

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Rome Veterans by War

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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

21.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rome Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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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80.06%

Born in Rome

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.06% of Rome residents were born in the United States, with 80.06% 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 Latin America.

Rome Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Rome Population by Year