Jerome is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 11,994 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jerome is the 21st largest community in Idaho.
Jerome is a blue-collar town, with 45.80% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Jerome is a city of sales and office workers, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jerome who work in farm management occupations (15.62%), office and administrative support (10.36%), and sales jobs (7.83%).
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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.12 minutes getting to work every day.
In Jerome, just 12.36% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Jerome in 2018 was $17,273, which is low income relative to Idaho and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,092 for a family of four. However, Jerome contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jerome is an extremely 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 35.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jerome include German, English, Irish, Swedish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Jerome is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.