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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A-
Rome is a suburb of Peoria with a population of 1,664. Rome is in Peoria County. Living in Rome offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Rome and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Rome are highly rated.
About Rome...
Population
1,664

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$123,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$873
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    51%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Rome

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,833
National
$55,322
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