Romeoville, Illinois

Romeoville is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The village is located 26 mi (42 km) southwest of Chicago and is a Chicago Suburb. The population was 39,624 based on US Census Bureau 2018 projections.[2] It is located in the southwest suburban area of Chicago near (I-55) and I-355.

Romeoville, Illinois
Village of Romeoville
Nickname(s): 
The Ville or ChicagoVille
Motto(s): 
Where Community Matters!
Romeoville, Illinois
Romeoville, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°37′30″N 88°5′45″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
TownshipDuPage, Lockport
Government
  MayorJohn Noak
Area
  Total18.76 sq mi (48.6 km2)
  Land18.44 sq mi (47.8 km2)
  Water0.32 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation630 ft (190 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total39,680
  Estimate 
(2018)[2]
39,624
  Density2,151.82/sq mi (830.82/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
60446, 60491
Area code(s)815/779 and 630/331
FIPS code17-65442
GNIS feature ID2399114[3]
Websitehttp://www.romeoville.org/

Geography

According to the 2010 census, Romeoville has a total area of 18.759 square miles (48.59 km2), of which 18.44 square miles (47.76 km2) (or 98.3%) is land and 0.319 square miles (0.83 km2) (or 1.7%) is water.[4]

Climate

Romeoville has a National Weather Service forecast office there, although bulletins issued by said office begin, "The National Weather Service in Chicago..."[5]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1900113
191098−13.3%
192074−24.5%
193013379.7%
194017027.8%
1950147−13.5%
19603,5742,331.3%
197012,888260.6%
198015,51920.4%
199014,074−9.3%
200021,15350.3%
201039,68087.6%
Est. 201839,624[2]−0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau[7], Romeoville is a community of 39,793 people. There are 11,777 households in Romeoville with 8,974 of them being families. The median household income is $71,344.

Race
The population of Romeoville identifies in the following way:
47.4% as White (non-Hispanic or Latino)
32.6% as Hispanic or Latino
11.6% as African American
6.5% as Asian
1.6% as two or more races
0.3% as some other race

Age
The media age of Romeoville is 32.5. Detailed age breakdowns are as follows:
<1-14 = 22.8%
15-24 = 17.7%
25-34 = 13.0%
35-44 = 15.2%
45-54 = 14.9%
55-64 = 7.4%
65+ = 9.0%

Economy

Romeoville is home to over 600 businesses.[8] In 2013, the village won a Gold Medal from the International Economic Development Council and Atlas Integrated in the High Performance Economic Development category. They earned the award by creating 1,560 jobs during 2012/2013, which was the most for a town with a population between 25,001 to 100,000.[9]

Top employers

According to the village website[10], the top employers in the village are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 Amazon 1,622
2 Valley View School District 365U 1,300
3 Green Core 1,200
4 PDV Midwest Refining CITGO 803
5 Aryzta 600
6 Ulta Beauty 543
7 Walmart 537
8 RTC 530
9 Magid Glove and Safety 529
10 Lewis University 525

Other major employers include Kehe Foods, FedEx Ground, and the Village of Romeoville.

Education

K-12 education

Romeoville residents attend the following schools:

Valley View School District 365U

  • Valley View Early Childhood Center
  • Beverly Skoff Elementary School
  • Irene King Elementary School
  • Kenneth L. Hermansen Elementary School
  • Robert C. Hill Elementary School
  • A. Vito Martinez Middle School
  • John J. Lukancic Middle School
  • Romeoville High School
  • St. Andrew the Apostle School

Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202

  • Eichelberger Elementary School
  • Creekside Elementary School
  • Lakewood Falls Elementary School
  • John F Kennedy Middle School
  • Indian Trails Middle School
  • Plainfield East High School

Lockport Township High School District 205

Higher education

Infrastructure

Transportation

Major highways

Major highways in Romeoville include:

Notable people

References

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