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The Rome Census Designated Place had a population of 1,758 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Rome is located at latitude 40.8743 and longitude -89.5115 in Peoria County. The formal boundaries for the Rome Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.61 sq. miles. Peoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 466 feet.

The Rome Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393211) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Rome Census Designated Place is located within Township of Chillicothe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Peoria County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rome population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Rome, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,758
Daytime Population: Workers 198
Daytime Population: Residents 975
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,173
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,691
Population in Familes 1,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 933
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $62,272
Average Household Income $74,309
Per Capita Income $30,536


Total Housing Units 763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 557 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $114,480
Average Home Value $125,449


Total Households 709
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 506
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% -0.1%
Households 0.24% -0.03%
Families 0.08% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Rome, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rome to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 542 60th
Population Density # 793 42nd
Diversity Index # 645 53rd
Median Household Income # 378 72nd
Per Capita Income # 396 71st

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