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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Jerome is a suburb of Springfield with a population of 1,883. Jerome is in Sangamon County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Jerome offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Jerome there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Jerome and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Jerome are above average.
About Jerome...
Population
1,883

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$103,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$784
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    60.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    60.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    243.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,337.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    60.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Jerome

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,833
National
$55,322
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