Jerome is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 11,184 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jerome is the 21st largest community in Idaho.
When you are in Jerome, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.38% of Jerome’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Jerome is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Jerome who work in farm management occupations (15.39%), office and administrative support (10.02%), and sales jobs (8.20%).
Another important characteristic of Jerome is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
The population of Jerome has a very low overall level of education: only 9.51% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Jerome in 2010 was $14,161, which is low income relative to Idaho and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,644 for a family of four.
Jerome is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jerome home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jerome residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Jerome also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.90% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jerome include English, Irish, Italian, and Danish.
In addition, Jerome has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.47%).
The most common language spoken in Jerome is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.