Demographics

People

Total Population1,883
Male Share of the Population42.3%
Female Share of the Population57.7%
Senior Citizens19.9%
Employed Population 16+990
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married45.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher46.7%
Median Earnings25+$39,148
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,896

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,831
% Above Poverty Level94%
% Below Poverty Level6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone41.9%
Median Gross Rent$784
Median House Value$103,900

Ancestry

German26.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.1%
Irish20.7%
English14.2%
Dutch6.3%
African5.3%
Italian4.7%
French Except Basque3.1%
Scottish3%
Welsh2.1%
Lithuanian1.2%
Croatian1.1%
Polish0.9%
Norwegian0.9%
Greek0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Russian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Swiss0.3%
Arab0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Jordanian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
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Jerome Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySangamon County
Standard Zip Codes62704
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.77
Approximate Longitude-89.68

Jerome Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance5.7 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationMORRISONVILLE
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip35 inches
StationMASON CITY 1 W
Distance29.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chatham12,535$96,618
Grandview1,453$45,875
Leland Grove1,457$124,773
Rochester3,696$101,344
Springfield116,459$72,987
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