dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Romeoville, Illinois

Romeoville, Illinois, in Will county, is 3 miles S of Bolingbrook, Illinois and 27 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois. Romeoville is conveniently located inside the Chicago metropolitan area.

Romeoville History

Romeoville was originally named Romeo, after the romantic hero of Shakespeare's drama. The economy of Romeoville was mainly dependent on agriculture and dairy farms. However, the adjacent stone quarries also helped the village prosper. In fact, Romeoville is also known as the "Stone City." It was incorporated as a village on January 21, 1895.

Romeoville and nearby Attractions

  • Isle a la Cache Museum
  • Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail
  • Will County Forest Preserve
  • Lockport Township Park Museum
  • DuPage Children's Museum
  • Channahon State Park

Things To Do In Romeoville

The parks and playgrounds of Romeoville include the Century Park, Conservation Park, Atchley Park, Independence Park, Haley Meadows Park, Wesglen Park, Weslake Park and Pacific Park. You can enjoy fishing on Lake Strini at Conservation Park. The DuPage Children's Museum and Lockport Township Park Museum are also nearby.

Romeoville Transportation

International air transportation is available from Chicago Midway International.

Romeoville Higher Education

Lewis University is located inside of Romeoville, while Joliet Junior College, the University of St Francis, Benedictine University and North Central College are some of the nearby colleges and universities.

People

Total Population 39,774
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 8.6%
Employed Population 16+ 18,873
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 53.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26%
Median Earnings25+ $41,115
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,123
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,944

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,709
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,379
Median House Value $165,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 50.2%
US/American 0%
English 2.7%
Irish 11.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Romeoville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles S of Bolingbrook, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Will
Standard Zip Codes 60441, 60446
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.647
Longitude -88.089

Romeoville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station JOLIET BRANDON RD DAM
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station PARK FOREST
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Romeoville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Homer Glen (60491)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bolingbrook 74,371 $83,216
Crest Hill 20,479 $63,609

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • MBA@UNC
UNC Kenan-Flagler is one of the world's top-ranked business schools. At UNC Kenan-Flagler, you develop the skills that make you a highly effective leader and prepare you for long-term career success. The strength of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA degree comes from a school culture in which members live the business school's core values of excellence, leadership, teamwork, integrity and community.
Programs
  • Audio Production (BS)
  • Graphic Design (BS)
  • Fashion Design (BFA)
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
  • Dedicated career services team that helps students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas
  • Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary
  • Program Coordinators focus on improving program content and ensure that students have the resources they need
  • Over 50 locations nationwide
Programs
  • Diesel
  • Automotive

At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won’t just train for a career. You’ll train for success. The hands-on training and high-tech skills you’ll get at UTI can put you on the fast track toward a rewarding career as a professional technician. Across the nation, you’ll find UTI-trained technicians working in great jobs with top manufacturers, dealerships and repair shops. 

camnpus icon
Lisle
Request Info
Programs
  • Business Administration - Human Resources (BS)
  • Business Management & Accounting (AAS)
  • Nursing (RN completion to BS) (RN req.)
  • Students are issued a new laptop at the beginning of their programs.
  • All online services and study materials are available 24/7, with faculty available five days a week.
  • All programs available online, with the MBA program offered on campus in Salt Lake City.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
  • Approved by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2010.

Our family of non-profit colleges admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Programs
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing
  • Automotive Technology
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)

Romeoville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

ROMEOVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
100 N INDEPENDENCE
815-886-1800
Serves 2,412 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.9

PHOENIX EXPERIENCE 99-365U
636 DALHART AVE
815-886-7846
A Non-traditional School
Serves 22 students.

Romeoville Colleges

Click school name for a detailed profile.

Additional Details
Romeoville Colleges
Romeoville colleges and trade schools.
Romeoville Graduate Schools
Romeoville Graduate and Business Schools
Study Online in Romeoville
Additional Resources
Info for Romeoville Government Officials


Are you an official in the Romeoville government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top