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Rome, IL (Illinois) Houses and Residents

Rome,IL index of house prices

Total population: 1,738 (Urban population: 1,591 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 149 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 741 (692 occupied: 497 owner occupied, 191 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

28%
State:

35%

Housing density: 389 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $257,850.

Median contract rent in 2016: $388 (lower quartile is $470, upper quartile is $484)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $576


Median gross rent in Rome, IL in 2016: $438

Housing units in Rome with a mortgage: 292 (28 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 205

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $82,297

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,539

Median monthly housing costs: $800


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Rome, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $117,024 (it was $82,100 in 2000)
Rome:

$117,024
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,540 - $149,739

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $127,806
Here:

$127,806
State:

$249,958
Median year house/condo built: 1965

Median year apartment built: 1965

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,736
  • In family households: 1,451 (205 male householders, 276 female householders)
    323 spouses, 433 children (373 natural, 55 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 94 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 12 other relatives, 58 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 270 (146 male householders (126 living alone)), 71 female householders (60 living alone)), 52 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 18

Size of family households: 199 2-persons, 214 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 83 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 183 1-person, 21 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

99 married couples with children.
178 single-parent households (21 men, 157 women).

99.2% of residents of Rome speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 21 (1.2%)
(85.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rome, Illinois:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 782 bedrooms
  • 3803 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Rome population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rome, Illinois:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1612 bedrooms
  • 283 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Rome population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Rome in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 12no vehicle
  • 1001 vehicle
  • 2412 vehicles
  • 1243 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Rome population

Cars and other vehicles available in Rome in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 1011 vehicle
  • 772 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Rome population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rome, Illinois:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 444 rooms
  • 1685 rooms
  • 1086 rooms
  • 687 rooms
  • 658 rooms
  • 309+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Rome population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rome, Illinois:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 93 rooms
  • 884 rooms
  • 525 rooms
  • 116 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 158 rooms
  • 199+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Rome population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Rome, IL household income distribution

  • Rome, IL household income distribution
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 38$10,000 to $14,999
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 20$35,000 to $39,999
  • 31$40,000 to $44,999
  • 42$45,000 to $49,999
  • 140$50,000 to $59,999
  • 40$60,000 to $74,999
  • 132$75,000 to $99,999
  • 102$100,000 to $124,999
  • 37$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • 9$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Rome, IL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Rome, IL
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 53$70,000 to $79,999
  • 53$80,000 to $89,999
  • 45$90,000 to $99,999
  • 78$100,000 to $124,999
  • 89$125,000 to $149,999
  • 95$150,000 to $174,999
  • 16$175,000 to $199,999
  • 13$200,000 to $249,999
  • 9$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Rome, IL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Rome, IL
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 28$500 to $549
  • 47$550 to $599
  • 22$650 to $699
  • 32$700 to $749
  • 13$800 to $899
  • 9$900 to $999
  • 29No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 202000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Rome population
Rome commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 5
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 27
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 78
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 76
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 207
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 137
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 64
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 18
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 24
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 18
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Rome, IL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.2%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Rome mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 755 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 95 (11%)
  • Other means: 7 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 16 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 267
 German: 195
 American: 94
 English: 55
 Dutch West Indian: 36
 Bulgarian: 23
 Swiss: 16
 Norwegian: 10
 Scandinavian: 10
 Swedish: 7
 Lebanese: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 120%Bulgaria
  • 0%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,521
  • Other state: 197
  • Northeast: 45
  • Midwest: 53
  • South: 92
  • West: 10

86% of Rome residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Illinois.

Rome:

86.0%
State average:

86.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 251
  • Less than 1 year of college: 46
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 116
  • Associate degree: 39
  • Bachelor's degree: 18
  • Master's degree: 78
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 40
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 276
  • Less than 1 year of college: 51
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 102
  • Associate degree: 126
  • Bachelor's degree: 58
  • Master's degree: 8
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 20.8%Females
Rome marital status for males
Rome marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 700
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 11
  • 5 to 9: 7
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 22 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Rome:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rome
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (83.7%)
  • Electricity (14.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Utility gas (80.8%)
  • Electricity (13.0%)
  • Other fuel (5.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

26.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)