District 17

Representative: Thomas Rooney

Party: Republican

Thomas Rooney's PolitiFact Scorecard

The scorecard indicates how many statements the representative has made that fall under each category. "None" indicates that they do not have a record on PolitiFact's website.

True: None

Mostly true: None

Half true: None

Mostly false: None

False: None

Pants on fire: None

Demographic profile of district 17:

Total of citizens 18 years and older: 558,393

Voting age population:

18-29 years: 15.10%

30-44 years: 17.80%

45-64 years: 32.10%

65 years and over: 35.00%


Male: 48.70%

Female: 51.30%


White alone: 85.90%

Black or African American alone: 8.70%

American Indian and Alaska Native alone: 0.30%

Asian alone: 1.10%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone: 0.00%

Some other race alone: 2.50%

Two or more races: 1.60%

Hispanic origin:

Hispanic or Latino: 11.30%

Not Hispanic or Latino: 88.70%

White alone, not Hispanic or Latino: 77.70%


Citizens 25 years and older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%


Households below the poverty level: 12.3%

Households with income of $100,000 or more: 15.6%

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