Rome, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rome, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Rome had a population of 37,102 as of July 1, 2016. Rome ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rome is located at latitude 34.2677 and longitude -85.1875 in Floyd County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rome (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.73 sq. miles. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.

The City of Rome (GNIS ID: 2404648) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rome is located within Rome Division of Floyd County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rome population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rome: Chihara, Head of Coosa.


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Rome, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 37,102
Population in Households 35,504
Population in Familes 27,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,598
Population Density1 1,200
Diversity Index2 73
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,982
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 8,666
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,282 (39.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,700 (48.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,060 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $105,908
Average Home Value $151,485
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,477
Average Household Income $49,727
Per Capita Income $19,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.28%
Households 0.11% 0.15%
Families 0.1% 0.03%
Median Household Income   -0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rome, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rome to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 96th
Population Density1 # 119 81st
Diversity Index2 # 38 94th
Median Household Income # 398 37th
Per Capita Income # 298 53rd

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