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Romeoville, Illinois
Romeoville, Illinois
Village of Romeoville
Romeoville IL seal.png
Nickname(s): 
The Ville or ChicagoVille
Motto(s): 
Where Community Matters!
Romeoville, Illinois is located in Illinois
Romeoville, Illinois
Romeoville, Illinois
Romeoville, Illinois is located in the United States
Romeoville, Illinois
Romeoville, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°37?30?N 88°5?45?W / 41.62500°N 88.09583°W / 41.62500; -88.09583Coordinates: 41°37?30?N 88°5?45?W / 41.62500°N 88.09583°W / 41.62500; -88.09583
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
TownshipDuPage, Lockport
Government
 o MayorJohn Noak
Area
 o Total18.76 sq mi (48.6 km2)
 o Land18.44 sq mi (47.8 km2)
 o Water0.32 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation630 ft (190 m)
Population
 o Total39,680
 o Estimate 
(2018)[2]
39,624
 o Density2,151.82/sq mi (830.82/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 o 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/

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.

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

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

  1. ^ "USGS detail on Newtown". Retrieved .
  2. ^ a b c "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 2019.<
  3. ^ "Village of Romeoville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "NWS Forecast Office Chicago, IL". September 11, 2019.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder - Community Facts".
  8. ^ "ArcGIS Web Application".
  9. ^ "High Performance Economic Developers: The Winners!".
  10. ^ "Our Top Employers | Romeoville, IL".

External links


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