Jerome is located close to the center of Illinois. Jerome is part of Sangamon County. Jerome has 0.45 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010, the total Jerome population is 1,656, which has grown 17.11% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.31% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. Jerome median household income is $53,571 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 27.63% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 22.03% and is about the same as the national average rate of 26.32%. Jerome median house value is $99,100 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 23.11% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 45.87% and is much lower than the national average rate of 51.67%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Jerome is worse than the state average in quality.
Jerome, IL Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data