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Jerome is a town in Yavapai County, in the Prescott metro area.
The community was named for Eugene Jerome, New York financier who invested in local mining
The latitude of Jerome is 34.748N. The longitude is -112.113W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,066 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 329.
The mines closed in 1953. Jerome has rebounded as a popular haven for artists and tourists
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jerome demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Yavapai County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 86331 ZIP code.
14% of Jerome residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jerome ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jerome was $19,967, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Jerome residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Jerome include Jerome Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Jerome, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $510. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.
Libraries in Jerome include Jerome Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Jerome include Verde Independent
Yavapai County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jerome political report.
The average commute time for Jerome workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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