|Village of Romeoville|
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|• Mayor||John Noak|
|• Total||20.16 sq mi (52.21 km2)|
|• Land||19.13 sq mi (49.55 km2)|
|• Water||1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)|
|Elevation||630 ft (190 m)|
|• Density||2,083.80/sq mi (804.58/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|Area codes||815/779 and 630/331|
|GNIS feature ID||2399114|
Romeoville is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The village is located 26 mi (42 km) southwest of Chicago on the Des Plaines River. Per the 2020 census, the population was 39,863. It is located in the southwest suburban area of Chicago near Interstate 55 and Interstate 355.
According to the 2010 census, Romeoville has a total area of 18.759 square miles (48.59 km2), of which 18.44 square miles (47.76 km2) (or 98.3%) is land and 0.319 square miles (0.83 km2) (or 1.7%) is water.
Romeoville is home to a National Weather Service forecast office, although bulletins issued by said office begin, "The National Weather Service in Chicago..."
|U.S. Decennial Census |
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||19,992||16,654||50.38%||41.78%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||4,545||5,362||11.45%||13.45%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||61||32||0.15%||0.08%|
|Asian alone (NH)||2,486||2,718||6.27%||6.82%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||3||2||0.01%||0.01%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||53||121||0.13%||0.30%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||657||1,166||1.66%||2.93%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||11,883||13,808||29.95%||34.64%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
Romeoville is home to over 600 businesses.In 2013, the village won a Gold Medal from the International Economic Development Council and Atlas Integrated in the High Performance Economic Development category. They earned the award by creating 1,560 jobs during 2012/2013, which was the most for a town with a population between 25,001 to 100,000.
According to the village website,the top employers in the village are:
|#||Employer||# of Employees|
|2||Valley View School District 365U||1,300|
|4||PDV Midwest Refining CITGO||803|
|9||Magid Glove and Safety||529|
Other major employers include Kehe Foods, FedEx Ground, and the Village of Romeoville.
Romeoville residents attend the following schools:
Valley View School District 365U
Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202
Lockport Township High School District 205
Major highways in Romeoville include:
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