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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Romeoville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Romeoville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Romeoville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Romeoville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $70,471.00.

Unlike some villages, Romeoville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Romeoville are a mix 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.

In Romeoville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.79 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Romeoville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.00% of adults 25 and older in the village 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.