Romeoville, IL
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Romeoville is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 39,719 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Romeoville is the 44th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Romeoville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Romeoville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Romeoville, where the median household income is $70,471.00.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Romeoville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Romeoville is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Romeoville who work in office and administrative support (13.73%), sales jobs (11.29%), and management occupations (6.06%).

Also of interest is that Romeoville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Romeoville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Romeoville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Romeoville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Romeoville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Romeoville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Romeoville, the average commute to work is 32.79 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The percentage of people in Romeoville who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.00% of adults in Romeoville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Romeoville in 2010 was $23,945, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,780 for a family of four. However, Romeoville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Romeoville is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Romeoville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Romeoville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Romeoville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.70% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Romeoville include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

In addition, Romeoville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.81%).

The most common language spoken in Romeoville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.