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Rome, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Rome had a population of 33,530 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rome: Lynchville.

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Rome, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,530
Daytime Population: Workers 18,255
Daytime Population: Residents 17,248
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35,503
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 30,740
Population in Familes 22,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,790
Population Density2 448
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $44,729
Average Household Income $60,692
Per Capita Income $25,170


Total Housing Units 14,983 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,479 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,932 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,572 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $94,259
Average Home Value $124,699


Total Households 13,411
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 7,730
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.08% -0.06%
Households -0.12% -0.12%
Families -0.34% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

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, 2017 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 Density # 982 18th
Diversity Index # 370 69th
Median Household Income # 987 18th
Per Capita Income # 880 27th

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