Romeoville, Illinois

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Romeoville is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 21,153 at the 2000 census. As of 2006 the population has grown to 36,837. It is located in the southwest suburban area of Chicago near the newly constructed I-355 extension south from the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) to I-80.

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Geography

Romeoville is located at 41°38′26″N 88°6′10″W / 41.64056°N 88.10278°W / 41.64056; -88.10278 (41.640480, -88.102907).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 14.9 square miles (38.6 km²), of which, 14.5 square miles (37.6 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²) of it (2.55%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 21,153 people, 6,764 households, and 5,384 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,457.4 people per square mile (562.9/km²). There were 7,379 housing units at an average density of 508.4/sq mi (196.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 84.5% White, 5.38% African American, 0.39% Native American. (U.S. Census)|Asian]], 0 Pacific Islander, 4.91% from other races, and 2.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.15% of the population.

There were 6,764 households out of which 43.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.35.

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