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Population in 2014: 10,088 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 4,607  (45.7%)
Females: 5,481  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78584.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $19,825 (it was $15,563 in 2000)
Roma:

$19,825
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,309 (it was $7,539 in 2000)

Roma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,159 (it was $41,900 in 2000)
Roma:

$79,159
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $438.

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  • Races in Roma, TX (2010)

    Roma races chart
    • 9,26194.8%Hispanic
    • 4985.1%White alone
    • 30.03%Asian alone
    • 20.02%Black alone
    • 10.01%Two or more races

Races in Roma detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Roma: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.76 square miles.

Population density: 3,661 people per square mile   (average).

Roma,TX real estate house value index trend

Roma, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Roma:

  • High school or higher: 44.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 21.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roma city:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

3,881 residents are foreign born (38.5% Latin America).

This city:

38.5%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,588 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $704 (1.0%)

Roma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (49.5 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (135.3 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (212.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Northridge, TX (0.9 miles) , North Escobares, TX (1.3 miles ), Roma Creek, TX (1.3 miles ), Fronton Ranchettes, TX (1.4 miles) , Moraida, TX (1.4 miles ), JF Villarreal, TX (1.4 miles) , Ramos, TX (1.4 miles) , Old Escobares, TX (1.5 miles) .

Latitude: 26.41 N, Longitude: 99.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +985 (+9.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,735 (59.2%)

Area code: 956

Roma household income distribution Roma home values distribution

Crime rates in Roma by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1202010012002
per 100,000 10.019.40.018.40.08.80.00.08.720.10.00.020.1
Rapes 4851310510434N/A3
per 100,000 39.877.747.79.226.887.843.987.434.930.139.9N/A30.1
Robberies 0449561434084
per 100,000 0.038.938.182.844.652.78.835.026.240.10.080.840.2
Assaults 22412718151316211717133116
per 100,000 219.0398.3257.4165.5133.8114.1140.6183.6148.2170.5129.6313.1160.6
Burglaries 82666455554577473948551719
per 100,000 816.3641.2610.2505.8490.7394.9676.8410.8340.0481.4548.1171.7190.7
Thefts 1271632041091158410912014095827084
per 100,000 1,264.31,583.61,945.11,002.41,026.0737.2958.11,048.91,220.6952.9817.2707.1843.2
Auto thefts 54334648586581402023142218
per 100,000 537.6320.6438.6441.4517.4570.5712.0349.6174.4230.7139.5222.2180.7
Arson 0122103020261
per 100,000 0.09.719.118.48.90.026.40.017.40.019.960.610.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 255.9339.0266.7221.2185.3238.1216.7224.3176.0208.5145.5184.2176.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Roma detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 34 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

12.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,250 (+14.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Construction (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Roma: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Roma, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Roma-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 354.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 377.1 miles away from Roma center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 108.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.7 miles away from Roma center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Starr County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Roma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Roma:

  • SUNGLO HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • LVN HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • MY SWEET HOME HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/RIO GRANDE CITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roma:

  • South Texas College (about 49 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 53 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Laredo Community College (about 83 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 85 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 85 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 101 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 104 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)

Public high schools in Roma:

  • INSTR & GUIDE CTR (Students: 23, Location: 608 N GARCIA ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • ROMA H S (Location: 2021 N US HWY 83, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Roma:

  • ROMA MIDDLE (Students: 701, Location: 2047 N US HWY 83, Grades: 6-8)
  • RT BARRERA EL (Students: 595, Location: 126 N FM 649, Grades: PK-5)
  • E VERA EL (Students: 578, Location: 2015 N US HWY 83, Grades: PK-5)
  • YNES B ESCOBAR EL (Students: 557, Location: 3210 OLD ESCOBARES HWY 83, Grades: PK-5)
  • FJ SCOTT EL (Students: 529, Location: 800 PFC ANGEL J MORENO ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • ROEL A & CELIA R SAENZ EL (Students: 515, Location: 310 S GATE RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • VETERANS MEMORIAL EL (Location: 4772 E HWY 83, Grades: PK-5)
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Notable locations in Roma: Roma Historic District (A), Roma Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Adame Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 301 Grant).

Starr County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 45.3%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 45.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  83.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Roma (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Roma Branch at 1004 East Highway 83, branch established on 1993/12/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Lone Star National Bank: Roma Branch at 305 East Grant (U.S. Highway 83), branch established on 2005/01/31. Info updated 2010/05/05: Bank assets: $2,174.7 mil, Deposits: $1,815.0 mil, headquarters in Pharr, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Lone Star National Bancshares--texas, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank: at 1710 Grant Street, branch established on 1978/05/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $78.4 mil, Deposits: $63.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices
  • Elsa State Bank and Trust Company: Roma Branch at 47 East Grant Street, branch established on 1994/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $167.6 mil, Deposits: $152.7 mil, headquarters in Elsa, TX, positive income, 6 total offices
  • International Bank of Commerce: Ibc-Roma Branch at U.S. Highway 83 At Portaleza, branch established on 1994/12/01. Info updated 2007/04/10: Bank assets: $504.9 mil, Deposits: $413.1 mil, headquarters in Zapata, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

27.6
Texas average:

14.4

Roma travel time to work - commute Roma mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Roma city (based on Starr County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,15615
Evangelical Protestant2,36827
Other5443
Mainline Protestant3942
None30,506-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Starr County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Starr County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Starr County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Starr County:

27.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Roma:

47.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Roma:

47.3%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Roma:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Roma:

16.6%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Roma:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.0%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Roma, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$30,636$73,5262$2,427
Other Government Administration 5$50,477$121,1450$0
Judicial and Legal 2$12,009$72,0542$1,344
Police Protection - Officers 27$162,295$72,1310$0
Police - Other 8$36,320$54,4800$0
Firefighters 19$112,269$70,9070$0
Streets and Highways 13$51,894$47,9022$5,832
Airports 1$5,430$65,1605$6,840
Health 1$6,747$80,9640$0
Sewerage 18$79,934$53,2890$0
Parks and Recreation 6$20,617$41,23412$9,727
Water Supply 6$27,837$55,6740$0
Local Libraries 5$16,036$38,4862$2,645
Other and Unallocable 5$26,111$62,6660$0
Totals for Government 121$638,612$63,33325$28,815

Roma government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,346,000 ($133.43)
    Regular Highways: $763,000 ($75.63)
    Police Protection: $760,000 ($75.34)
    Fire Protection: $381,000 ($37.77)
    Central Staff Services: $322,000 ($31.92)
    Gas Utilities: $273,000 ($27.06)
    Sewerage: $241,000 ($23.89)
    Financial Administration: $215,000 ($21.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $200,000 ($19.83)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($2.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $266,000 ($26.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $306,000 ($30.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,052,000 ($104.28)

Roma government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $994,000 ($98.53)
    Sewerage: $310,000 ($30.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $268,000 ($26.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $329,000 ($32.61)
    Interest Earnings: $132,000 ($13.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,834,000 ($181.80)
    Gas Utilities: $318,000 ($31.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $333,000 ($33.01)
    Highways: $227,000 ($22.50)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $402,000 ($39.85)
    Property: $330,000 ($32.71)
    Public Utilities: $256,000 ($25.38)
    NEC: $18,000 ($1.78)

Roma government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,565,000 ($551.65)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,316,000 ($130.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $6,641,000 ($658.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $240,000 ($23.79)

Roma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,977,000 ($295.10)

3.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.01%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hidalgo County, TX  1.10% ($27,585 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.29% ($23,564)
from Zapata County, TX  0.12% ($32,682)


4.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hidalgo County, TX  1.86% ($28,446 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.45% ($23,259)
to Webb County, TX  0.12% ($25,391)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roma:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roma:

  • KBMI (97.7 FM; ROMA, TX; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Roma:

  • K06MY (Channel 6; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
Roma fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Roma fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 47m154ftTotal length
  • $53,000Total costs
  • 44,166Total average daily traffic
  • 2,475Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Roma)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 100 Bethel St (Lat: 26.406444 Lon: -99.010583), Structure height: 99 m, Call Sign: WPBB594
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/1997, Expiration Date: 11/12/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2007Registrant: Clifton R Burd Estate, 504 N 10th Ste B6, Mc Allen, TX 78501, Phone: (512) 722-6570

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • FALCON, 3009 N. Hwy 83 (Lat: 26.569833 Lon: -99.093083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.9 m, Call Sign: WQTI979
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2014, Expiration Date: 02/12/2024, Certifier: Kevin B CoyneRegistrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:
  • ROMA, At The Corner Of Bravo And Athens (Lat: 26.408111 Lon: -99.007806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQTJ425
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 6389.96 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2014, Expiration Date: 02/18/2024, Certifier: Kevin B CoyneRegistrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roma)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 131
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Roma

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roma, TX

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
Businesses in Roma, TX
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Nike1
Church's Chicken1Payless1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1

Roma compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Roma on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #13 (78584) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #48 (78584) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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