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Income/capita 4%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 105%
IndexRomeIllinoisNational
Income per capita$28,516$31,502$29,829
Median household income$58,785$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,704$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,028$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$33,333$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$32,860$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate9.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rome is 4% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rome is 6% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rome is 105% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rome is 46% lower than the national average

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      $39,186$58,785$117,570
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Rome median earnings by income bracket

      Rome employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.4%14.1%
      Manufacturing sector20.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.7%9.2%
      Wholesale & retail services20.2%7.5%
      Public administration4.9%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.3%3.3%
      Education, health & social services11.3%53.3%
      Other20.2%7.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dunlap, IL1,351$101,66784%
      Germantown Hills, IL3,491$98,46278%
      Hopewell, IL415$73,75033%
      Washington, IL16,102$71,70230%
      Metamora, IL3,632$58,2505%
      Rome, IL1,754$58,7856%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Roanoke, IN1,754$67,22222%
      Lookout Mountain, GA1,754$105,29690%
      Fox Lake, WI1,754$47,50014%
      Shannon, GA1,754$36,80633%
      Frazeysburg, OH1,754$37,36632%
      Rome, IL1,754$58,7856%
      Source: The Rome, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).