Incorporated in 1956, and located between Chicago O'Hare International Airport and the City of Chicago, the Village of Rosemont, Illinois is one of the nation's premier case studies in community ingenuity. With a population of 4,000, the village's leadership has created a top meeting/convention/tradeshow and entertainment center, hosting an average 50,000 visitors a day.
Rosemont is approximately 2.5 square miles. 25 percent residential; 75 percent commercial/industrial. Major roads are Higgins, River and Mannheim.
General Fund Budget: $35.3 million (2012)
Sales Tax Receipts: $6.4 million est (2012)
Median Household Income: $41,596
Median Home Value: $344,700
Hotel Rooms: 5,562 (2012)
Average Hotel Occupancy: 69.3% (2012)
Generated for The State of Illinois (Sales Tax): $14.2 million (estimate)
Hotel/Room Tax Generated for the Village of Rosemont: $10.8 million
Hotel/Room Tax Generated for the State of Illinois: $9.3 million (estimate)
Hotel Tax Rate: 13% (6% state, 7% local)
Sales Tax: general merchandise: 9.25%; restaurant; 10.25%
2013 Water Rates (per 1,000 gallons):
Elementary School: Rosemont School District 78
High School: Leyden Community District 212