Rome is located close to the center of Illinois. Rome is part of Peoria County. Rome has 1.89 square miles of land area and 0.61 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Rome population is 1,746, which has shrunk 1.69% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Rome median household income is $58,125 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 41.90% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Rome median house value is $110,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.76% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. 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 Rome is better than the state average in quality. The Rome area code is 309.