Rome, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rome, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Rome had a population of 33,470 as of July 1, 2016. Rome ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rome is located at latitude 43.226 and longitude -75.4895 in Oneida County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rome (see map below) encompass a land area of 74.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.81 sq. miles. Oneida County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 456 feet.

The City of Rome (GNIS ID: 979430) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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: Lynchville.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 33,470
Population in Households 30,692
Population in Familes 22,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,778
Population Density1 448
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,467
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 7,779
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,019 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,491 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,976 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,552 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $90,612
Average Home Value $117,120
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,841
Average Household Income $57,946
Per Capita Income $24,208
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.08%
Households -0.07% -0.09%
Families -0.3% -0.23%
Median Household Income   -0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
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, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rome to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York 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 # 34 97th
Population Density1 # 982 18th
Diversity Index2 # 366 69th
Median Household Income # 1007 16th
Per Capita Income # 907 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.