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Statistics and Facts of Romeo Michigan
Population (year 2000): 3,721. Estimated population in July 2006: 3,792 (+1.9% change)
Males: 1,733 (46.6%)
Females: 1,988 (53.4%)
Median resident age: 36.2 years
Michigan median age: 35.5 years
Zip codes: 48065.
Estimated median household income in 2005: $49,100 (it was $48,015 in 2000)
Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $184,400 (it was $151,600 in 2000)
Ancestries: German (31.7%), Irish (15.8%), English (13.6%), Polish (12.7%), Italian (7.1%), French (5.7%).
Elevation: 810 feet
Land area: 2.02 square miles. Population density: 1886 people per square mile (low).
For population 25 years and over in Romeo
High school or higher: 84.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
Mean travel time to work: 25.3 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Romeo village
Never married: 27.5%
Now married: 51.7%
127 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.8% Asia).
This village: 3.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Romeo: 1.0% ($1,449)
Michigan: 1.3% ($1,461)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shelby, MI (9.3 miles , pop. 65,159).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (29.5 miles , pop. 951,270).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (327.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Almont, MI (8.5 miles ), Shelby, MI (9.3 miles ), Armada, MI (9.3 miles ), Leonard, MI (9.9 miles ), Rochester, MI (11.4 miles ), Utica, MI (12.1 miles ), Dryden, MI (12.7 miles ), Rochester Hills, MI (13.9 miles ).
Latitude: 42.80 N, Longitude: 83.01 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,096 (+56.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 293 (17.3%)
Area code: 586
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in 2006: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here: 2.10
US city average: 3.00
Hospitals/medical centers near Romeo:
ST JOSEPHS MERCY HOSPITAL & HLTH SVCS (about 15 miles; CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI)
MT CLEMENS GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI)
SELECT SPECIALTY HOSP-MACOMB CTY INC (about 17 miles; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Romeo:
DETROIT CITY (about 28 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 30 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 48 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Romeo:
ROMEO STATE (about 4 miles; ROMEO, MI; ID: D98)
RAY COMMUNITY (about 11 miles; RAY, MI; ID: 57D)
BERZ-MACOMB (about 12 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: UIZ)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Romeo:
OAKLAND UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; ROCHESTER HILLS, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,424)
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 18 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WARREN, MI; FT enrollment: 11,057)
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 22 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,634)
ST CLAIR COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; PORT HURON, MI; FT enrollment: 2,287)
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE (about 36 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 4,780)
Public high school in Romeo:
ROMEO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,700; Location: 11091 W. 32 MILE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Romeo:
ROMEO COUNTRY SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 259 EAST LAFAYETTE; Grades: PK - 12)
BIBLE TRUTH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 44; Location: 172 WEST LAFAYETTE STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Public elementary/middle schools in Romeo:
ROMEO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 653; Location: 297 PROSPECT STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
CROSWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 175 CROSWELL STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
AMANDA MOORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 209 DICKINSON STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
ENTERPRISE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 297 PROSPECT; Grades: UG - UG)
Private elementary/middle school in Romeo:
ROMEO MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 168; Location: 275 EAST GATES; Grades: PK - 6)
Average household size:
This village: 2.4 people
Michigan: 2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
This village: 65.0%
Whole state: 68.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village: 3.1%
Whole state: 5.3%
Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This village: 3.9%
Whole state: 10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This village: 1.6%
Whole state: 4.8%
Frank Bowerman (December 5, 1868 - November 30, 1948) former catcher in Major League Baseball with the Baltimore Orioles, the Pittsburgh Pirates, the New York Giants, and the Boston Doves
D'Arcy Wretzky, former member of The Smashing Pumpkins
Kid Rock, also known as Robert Ritchie, musician.
Arnie Meissner, game show writer
References and footnotes
Henderson N. White, born in Romeo, Michigan, was the founder and President of the H. N. White company located in Cleveland, Ohio from 1898 to 1940. The company remained in Cleveland until 1965 when it was sold. The company was the largest manufacturer of band instruments in Ohio and the second largest in the United States.