Romeoville, IL

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Living in Romeoville

Romeoville is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 39,624 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 $77,053.00.

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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Romeoville who work in office and administrative support (11.93%), sales jobs (11.17%), and food service (6.50%).

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 31.46 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Romeoville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.35% of adults in Romeoville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Romeoville in 2010 was $26,838, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,352 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 33.08% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Romeoville include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

Romeoville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.25%.

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