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Jerome, IL Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Jerome is 1,532, which is 8.35% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Jerome population density is 3,394.49 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 222.21 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Jerome is white, which represent 91.06% of the total population. The average Jerome education level is about the same as the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 1,532. #580

Population Growth Since 2000, #422

Jerome, IL

Population Density, #119

Jerome, IL
3,394.49 per square mile
222.21 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,395 (91.06%, #995)
Black:42 (2.74%, #291)
Hispanic:12 (0.78%, #924)
Asian:30 (1.96%, #258)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #481)
One Race, Other:16 (1.04%, see rank)
Two or More Races:49 (3.20%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,321 (86.23%) out of the total population of 1,532 reported first ancestry.

 Jerome, IL% of the Total PopulationIllinoisU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.71%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.92%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch312.02%, see rank1.37%1.40%
English28218.41%, see rank5.90%8.02%
French503.26%, see rank2.13%3.34%
German46030.03%, see rank19.07%15.03%
Greek70.46%, see rank0.76%0.41%
Hungarian20.13%, see rank0.40%0.46%
Irish22614.75%, see rank12.00%10.80%
Italian1288.36%, see rank6.14%5.52%
Norwegian90.59%, see rank1.25%1.42%
Polish533.46%, see rank7.22%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian40.26%, see rank0.97%0.92%
Scotch-Irish130.85%, see rank0.59%0.99%
Scottish764.96%, see rank1.16%1.72%
Subsaharan African181.17%, see rank0.64%0.95%
Swedish181.17%, see rank2.13%1.27%
Swiss90.59%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.40%0.31%
American1217.90%, see rank5.00%7.12%
Welsh120.78%, see rank0.37%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 735 (47.98%, see rank)
Females: 797 (52.02%, see rank)

Jerome, IL
Male: 47.98%
Female: 52.02%
Male: 49.06%
Female: 50.94%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Jerome, IL
49.50 years old
37.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Jerome, IL
43.60 years old
35.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Jerome, IL
53.50 years old
38.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Jerome, IL% of the Total PopulationIllinoisU.S.
Under 5 years392.55%, see rank6.30%6.36%
5 to 9 years543.52%, see rank6.58%6.51%
10 to 14 years513.33%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years442.87%, see rank6.94%6.85%
20 to 24 years1459.46%, see rank6.95%7.13%
25 to 34 years18311.95%, see rank13.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years1539.99%, see rank13.20%12.96%
45 to 54 years21714.16%, see rank14.17%14.09%
55 to 64 years27417.89%, see rank12.13%12.29%
65 to 74 years17111.16%, see rank7.18%7.64%
75 to 84 1459.46%, see rank4.10%4.25%
85 years and over563.66%, see rank1.90%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Jerome, ILIllinoisU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,199, 100%8,560,555209,056,129
Less Than High School71, 5.92%, see rank12.41%13.67%
High School Graduate376, 31.36%, see rank27.01%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree429, 35.78%, see rank28.70%29.09%
Bachelor Degree248, 20.68%, see rank19.72%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree75, 6.26%, see rank12.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.74, see rank13.7213.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Jerome, IL IllinoisU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2458.33%41.67%71.39%28.61%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)8567.06%, see rank32.94%, see rank88.78%11.22%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)4151.22%, see rank48.78%, see rank90.75%9.25%90.60%9.40%
College8682.56%, see rank17.44%, see rank73.17%26.83%78.37%21.63%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Jerome, ILIllinoisU.S.
Total Households800, 100%4,778,633116,211,092
Average Household Size1.92, see rank2.632.63
1 Person Households363, 45.38%, see rank28.68%27.57%
2 or More Person Households437, 54.63%, see rank71.32%72.43%
Family Households (Families)379, 47.38%, see rank65.52%66.22%
Average Family Size2.65, see rank3.363.32
Married-Couple Family313, 39.13%, see rank48.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households421, 52.63%, see rank34.48%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Jerome, IL%IllinoisU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,388see rank10,347,484252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over623100%, see rank5,027,649123,281,364
Never Married19030.50%, see rank37.51%35.77%
Married33453.61%, see rank51.36%52.04%
Widowed223.53%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced7712.36%, see rank8.63%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over765100%, see rank5,319,835129,692,771
Never Married19825.88%, see rank31.52%29.48%
Married32141.96%, see rank48.23%49.19%
Widowed10113.20%, see rank9.25%9.16%
Divorced14518.95%, see rank10.99%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Jerome, IL%IllinoisU.S.
Native1,47496.21%, see rank86.11%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,23480.55%, see rank67.04%58.73%
Born in Different State23615.40%, see rank18.03%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
40.26%, see rank1.05%1.42%
Foreign Born583.79%, see rank13.89%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship452.94%, see rank6.52%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship130.85%, see rank7.37%7.09%
Born In Europe150.98%, see rank2.94%1.53%
Born In Asia432.81%, see rank3.90%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.41%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank6.47%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.14%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Jerome, IL%IllinoisU.S.
English74292.75%, see rank78.40%79.39%
Spanish141.75%, see rank11.07%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages263.25%, see rank6.60%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages182.25%, see rank2.95%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.98%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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