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Aroma is a township in Kankakee County, in the Kankakee-Bradley metro area.
The community was named for James L. Romer
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Aroma. For links to other places called Aroma, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Aroma is 41.076N. The longitude is -87.779W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,835.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Aroma demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kankakee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kankakee area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60910 ZIP code.
24% of Aroma residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aroma ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aroma was $21,273, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Aroma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Aroma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $423. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $941.
Kankakee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Aroma political report.
The average commute time for Aroma workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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