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Romulus, New York - Basic Facts

The Romulus Census Designated Place had a population of 402 as of July 1, 2017. Romulus ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Romulus is located at latitude 42.7518 and longitude -76.8351 in Seneca County. The formal boundaries for the Romulus Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Seneca County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The Romulus Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628183) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Romulus Census Designated Place is located within Town of Varick, a minor civil division (MCD) of Seneca County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Romulus population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 402
Daytime Population: Workers 90
Daytime Population: Residents 234
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 324
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 392
Population in Familes 323
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 661
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $56,405
Average Household Income $73,665
Per Capita Income $27,264


Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $151,471
Average Home Value $210,366


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 104
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 -0.24% -0.35%
Households -0.09% -0.27%
Families 0.54% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Romulus, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Romulus 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 # 1076 10th
Population Density # 853 29th
Diversity Index # 995 17th
Median Household Income # 667 44th
Per Capita Income # 772 36th

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