Rome, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 35,973 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 16,879  (46.9%)
Females: 19,094  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30149, 30165.

Rome Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,785 (it was $30,930 in 2000)
Rome:

$30,785
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,863 (it was $17,327 in 2000)

Rome city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,633 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Rome:

$115,633
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $166,792; Detached houses: $168,889; Townhouses or other attached units: $191,559; In 2-unit structures: $108,793; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $65,774; Mobile homes: $51,364

Median gross rent in 2012: $685.

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Rome races chart
  • White alone - 18,599 (51.3%)
  • Black alone - 10,321 (28.5%)
  • Hispanic - 6,000 (16.5%)
  • Asian alone - 571 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 388 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 321 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 65 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 12 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rome: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (11.7%), English (9.8%), Irish (7.4%), German (6.5%), Scottish (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 29.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,224 people per square mile   (low).

Rome,GA real estate house value index trend

Rome, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Rome:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rome city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

4,139 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia).

This city:  11.4%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 224 registered sex offenders living in Rome, Georgia as of March 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rome to the number of sex offenders is 161 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,336 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $899 (0.8%)

Rome satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (42.6 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (56.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (541.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lindale, GA (2.2 miles ), Shannon, GA (2.9 miles ), Armuchee, GA (2.9 miles ), Plainville, GA (3.6 miles ), Cave Spring, GA (3.7 miles ), Kingston, GA (3.7 miles ), Little Sand Mountain, GA (4.0 miles ), Lyerly, GA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 34.26 N, Longitude: 85.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +17,091 (+47.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,159 (77.0%)

Area code: 706

Rome household income distribution Rome home values distribution

Crime rates in Rome by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 330622121142
per 100,000 8.78.40.016.85.65.52.75.52.82.910.95.5
Rapes 91411131617191722171815
per 100,000 26.239.130.136.444.646.551.446.961.048.748.941.0
Robberies 685476678076536885906245
per 100,000 198.0150.7207.8187.4222.9208.0143.4187.7235.5257.9168.6123.1
Assaults 553317145352196174236177103125143128
per 100,000 1610.0884.9396.4984.6546.1476.3638.4488.5285.4358.2388.8350.0
Burglaries 467396448624553597433489455447472490
per 100,000 1359.61105.41224.81745.51540.81634.31171.31349.61260.71280.91283.31340.0
Thefts 2,3071,5891,3231,9721,7921,9081,7981,7541,3411,4391,6551,667
per 100,000 6716.54435.63616.95516.24992.95223.14863.94840.93715.64123.74499.64558.8
Auto thefts 125166126165121147123155801047584
per 100,000 363.9463.4344.5461.6337.1402.4332.7427.8221.7298.0203.9229.7
Arson N/A141218101217121571827
per 100,000 N/A39.132.850.427.932.846.033.141.620.148.973.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.5) 796.5550.8415.2681.7546.3550.2510.0514.4427.9462.7465.9436.3

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

Crime rate in Rome detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 103 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Georgia average:

2.77

Rome tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.1%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,894 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Rome, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rome-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Rome city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 18.3 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rome-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from Rome center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 156.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 127.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 281.5 miles away from Rome center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 156.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Floyd County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rome topographic map

Birthplace of: Butch Walker - Musician, Will Muschamp - College football player, Dan Reeves - Football player and coach, John Henry Towers - Navy admiral, Douglas L. Carver - Chaplain, George Stephen Morrison - Admiral, John William Davis (Georgia politician) - Politician, Ken Irvin - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Jul 11, 1972), Mike Glenn - Basketball player, Robert B. McClure - Army general.

Hospitals in Rome:

  • FLOYD HEYMAN HOSPICE CARE (800 BROAD STREET, SUITE 200)
  • FLOYD MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 304 TURNER MCCALL BLVD P O BOX 233)
  • NORTHWEST GA REG HOSP ICF-MR (1305 REDMOND CIRCLE)
  • NORTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (1305 REDMOND CIRCLE)
  • NW GA REGIONAL HOSP (400 REDMOND RD)
  • REDMOND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 501 REDMOND ROAD)
  • SPECIALTY HOSPITAL AT FLOYD MED CTR (304 TURNER MCCALL BLVD)
  • SPECIALTY HOSPITAL,THE (304 TURNER MCCALL BLVD 4TH FLOOR)
  • TRANSITIONS HOSPICE CARE OF GEORGIA, INC (540 BROAD STREET, SUITE B)
  • UNITED HOSPICE, INC - ROME (315 WEST 10 STREET, SUITE C)
  • WINDWOOD PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (306 SHORTER AVENUE)

Airports located in Rome:

Colleges/Universities in Rome:

  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 4,629; Location: One Maurice Culberson Drive; Public; Website: www.gntc.edu)
  • Georgia Highlands College (FT enrollment: 4,071; Location: 3175 Cedartown Highway, S.E.; Public; Website: www.highlands.edu)
  • Shorter University (FT enrollment: 1,560; Location: 315 Shorter Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.shorter.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Rome:

  • Berry College (about 3 miles; Mount Berry, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • Dalton State College (about 38 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 38 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 21,215)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 40 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 43 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 45 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,258)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 46 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)

Public high schools in Rome:

Private high schools in Rome:

  • DARLINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 916; Location: 1014 CAVE SPRING RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • UNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL INC (Students: 373; Location: 2960 NEW CALHOUN HWY NE; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Rome:

Private elementary/middle schools in Rome:

  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 401 E 7TH ST SE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF ROME (Students: 163; Location: 165 DODD BLVD SE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Rome

Library in Rome:

  • SARA HIGHTOWER REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,720,627; Location: 205 RIVERSIDE PARKWAY, NE; 414,046 books; 10,869 audio materials; 16,878 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 331 print serial subscriptions; 33 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Berry College , 2277 Martha Berry Hwy. NW Mt. Berry, GA 30149, Full Time enrollment 2000, Private , www.berry.edu
  • FLOYD COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,443; Location: PO BOX 1864; Public; Website: www.fc.peachnet.edu) Floyd College changed their name to Georgia Highlands College and their new url is www.highlands.edu

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Notable locations in Rome: Coosa Valley Fairgrounds (A), Coosa Country Club (B), West Rome (C), Gateway Industrial Park (D), Green Acres Country Club (E), Shorter Industrial Park (F), Rome - Floyd County Fire Department Station 6 (G), Rome - Floyd County Fire Department Station 3 (H), Chieftains (I), Floyd Behavioral Health Center (J), Rome City Hall (K), Oak Hill (L), Martha Berry Museum and Art Gallery (M), Maple Street Community Center (N), Livingston Library (O), Floyd County Jail (P), Floyd County Courthouse (Q), Rome Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (R), Rome - Floyd County Fire Department Station 5 (S), Chieftains Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Village Shopping Center (1), West End Shopping Center (2), Central Plaza Shopping Center (3), Alto Shopping Center (4), Gala Shopping Center (5), Mapleton Shopping Center (6), Riverbend Mall Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rome include: South Broad United Methodist Church (A), South Broad Baptist Church (B), Solid Rock Baptist Church (C), Shorter Avenue Baptist Church (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Second Avenue United Methodist Church (F), Second Avenue Baptist Church (G), Saint Peters Episcopal Church (H), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Shadyside Cemetery (1), Sunset Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2), Myrtle Hill Cemetery (3), East View Cemetery (4), Fellowship Cemetery (5), Floyd Memory (6), Old Seventh Avenue Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Julianne (A), Sandy Beach Lake (B), Lake Tom (C), Hicks Lake (D), DeSoto Lake (E), Fort Jackson Reservoir (F), Camps Lake (G), Lake Conasauga (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Dry Creek (A), Horseleg Creek (B), Silver Creek (C), Etowah River (D), Burwell Creek (E), Prentis Branch (F), Oostanaula River (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rome include: Barron Stadium (1), Parks Hoke Park (2), Upper Avenue A Historic District (3), Between the Rivers Historic District (4), Eagle Park (5), Tolbert Park (6), East Rome Historic District (7), Elliott Jaycee Field (8), Riverview Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Institute for Northwest Georgia History (Museums; 305 Broad Street) (1), Medallion Gift Shop (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 305 Broad Street) (2), Floyd Bowling & Amusement Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7 Riverbend Drive Southwest) (3), Aladdin's Castle (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2770 Martha Berry Highway Northeast) (4), Classic Bowling Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 75 Huffaker Road Northwest) (5), Late Night Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1702 Shorter Avenue Northwest) (6), Carlson Travel Network (Tours & Charters; 500 East 2nd Street) (7), Automax Rent A Car (Tours & Charters; 506 Turner McCall Boulevard South) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Rome (2209 Shorter Avenue) (1), Economy Inn (1803 Martha Berry Boulevard Northwest) (2), Best Western Executive Inn (217 Highway 411 East) (3), Hampton Inn (21 Chateau Drive Southeast) (4), Budget Inn Rome (3005 Martha Berry Highway Northwest) (5), Coral River Bed and Breakfast (2 Coral Avenue) (6), Express Inn -Rome (1610 Martha Berry Road) (7), College Inn (2973 Cedartown Highway Southeast) (8), Days Inn (840 Turner McCall Boulevard South) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority (401 Tribune Street) (1), Floyd County Government - Magistrate Court (3 Government Plaza) (2), Floyd County Government - Juvenile Court (3 Government Plaza) (3), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (600 East 1st Street Frnt) (4), Courts - Federal - Bankruptcy Court- Clerk's Office (600 East 1st Street Frnt) (5), U S Government - United States District Court Northern District Of G- C (Federal Building) (6), Floyd County Government - Judges-Superior Court (3 Government Plaza) (7), U S Government - Court- United States District Court Northern District Of G- Clerk Us District C (600 East 1st Street Frnt) (8), Floyd County Government - Probate Court- Judge Steve Burkhalter (3 Government Plaza) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Floyd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 78.5. This is about average.

City:

78.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.219. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.219
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.74. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.74
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00198. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00198
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.1%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.0% for Black residents, 47.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.0% for American Indian residents, 77.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 37.3% for other race residents, 29.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Rome in 2010:

  • 653 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 447 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 169 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 81 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 55 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 46 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 46 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 39 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Rome in 2000:

  • 613 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 531 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 495 people in nursing homes
  • 143 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 125 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 123 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 35 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 31 people in halfway houses
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Rome compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Rome (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: East Rome Wal-Mart Branch, Rome Branch - 976, East Rome Branch, Martha Berry Square Branch, Brown Fox Branch, Rome Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Rome Main Branch, Rome Mainoffice Branch, West Rome Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Heritage First Bank: Armuchee Branch, West Rome Branch, at 1700 Turner Mccall Boulevard. Info updated 2012/03/02: Bank assets: $96.9 mil, Deposits: $88.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • United Community Bank: Rome Branch, West Rome Branch, Mt Berry Branch. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Berry Boulevard Branch, West Rome Branch, Rome Main Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Greater Rome Bank: at 1490 Martha Berry Boulevard, Shorter Avenue Branch Office, East Rome Branch. Info updated 2007/02/05: Bank assets: $156.3 mil, Deposits: $121.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Greater Rome Bancshares, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Shorter Avenue Branch at 800 Shorter Avenue, branch established on 1911/01/01; Rome Branch at 701 Broad Street, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • River City Bank: at 228 North Second Avenue, branch established on 2006/05/23. Info updated 2006/05/26: Bank assets: $182.4 mil, Deposits: $154.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Rcb Financial Corporation
  • Bank of the Ozarks: Rome Branch at 42 Three Rivers Drive, Northeast, branch established on 2001/10/09. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rome, Georgia:

  • Holiday Inn Skytop, 20 Hwy 411 E, Rome, GA 30161 , Phone: (706) 295-1100
  • Howard Johnson Express, 1610 Martha Berry Blvd, Rome, GA 30165 , Phone: (706) 291-1994, Fax: (706) 291-1996
  • Super 8, 390 Dodd Blvd Se, Rome, GA 30161 , Phone: (706) 234-8182
  • Howard Johnson Rome, 1610 Martha Berry Hwy, Rome, GA 30165 , Phone: (706) 291-1994
  • Ramada Inn Turner, 707 Turner Mccall Blvd, Rome, GA 30165 , Phone: (706) 232-0444
  • Scottish Inn Rome, 1105 Marthaberry Blvd, Rome, GA 30165 , Phone: (706) 295-5555
  • Comfort Inn, 2209 Shorter Ave, Rome, GA 30165 , Phone: (706) 802-1223, Fax: (706) 802-0135
  • Best Western Exec Inn, 217 Hwy 411 E, Rome, GA 30161 , Phone: (706) 234-3161
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rome, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Neighborhoods in Rome:

(Rome, Georgia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Rome city (based on Floyd County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.44%
Here: 65.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchEvangelical Presbyterian Church
Adherents70.6%10.6%4.3%3.8%2.1%
Congregations48.6%20.7%5.7%0.7%0.7%
NameChurches of ChristEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.8%1.4%1.1%1.1%3.3%
Congregations4.3%1.4%0.7%1.4%15.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Floyd County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Floyd County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
Floyd County:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Floyd County:

31.9%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.9%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15$61,821$49,4570$0
Other Government Administration 18$87,185$58,12310$7,406
Judicial and Legal 2$4,926$29,5561$618
Police Protection - Officers 92$325,712$42,48410$4,982
Police - Other 12$33,053$33,0537$525
Firefighters 161$562,482$41,9245$3,933
Streets and Highways 32$111,640$41,8651$1,074
Solid Waste Management 53$132,259$29,9451$95
Sewerage 58$174,816$36,1690$0
Parks and Recreation 16$52,937$39,7032$658
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$29,634$50,8010$0
Water Supply 43$151,382$42,2460$0
Transit 41$103,567$30,3120$0
Other and Unallocable 36$128,380$42,7935$2,797
Totals for Government 586$1,959,794$40,13242$22,088

Rome government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $25,694,000 ($714.26)
    Water Utilities: $5,074,000 ($141.05)
    Regular Highways: $917,000 ($25.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $97,000 ($2.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $90,000 ($2.50)
    Parking Facilities: $42,000 ($1.17)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($0.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,081,000 ($196.84)
    General - Other: $5,912,000 ($164.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,791,000 ($160.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,879,000 ($135.63)
    Water Utilities: $4,664,000 ($129.65)
    Central Staff Services: $4,502,000 ($125.15)
    Sewerage: $3,377,000 ($93.88)
    Regular Highways: $2,904,000 ($80.73)
    Financial Administration: $1,038,000 ($28.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $422,000 ($11.73)
    General Public Buildings: $387,000 ($10.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000 ($2.45)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($0.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $684,000 ($19.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $211,000 ($5.87)
    General - Other: $162,000 ($4.50)
    Police Protection: $113,000 ($3.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000 ($2.89)
    Correctional Institutions: $58,000 ($1.61)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($1.08)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $201,000 ($5.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($2.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,374,000 ($65.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,089,000 ($30.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $998,000 ($27.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $859,000 ($23.88)
    Water Utilities: $703,000 ($19.54)
    Police Protection: $568,000 ($15.79)
    Sewerage: $469,000 ($13.04)
    Regular Highways: $432,000 ($12.01)
    Central Staff Services: $397,000 ($11.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $333,000 ($9.26)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($1.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,144,000 ($671.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,588,000 ($99.74)

Rome government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,428,000 ($206.49)
    All Other: $3,814,000 ($106.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,674,000 ($102.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $217,000 ($6.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($1.42)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($0.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,632,000 ($73.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,076,000 ($196.70)
    General Local Government Support: $7,004,000 ($194.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,045,000 ($56.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,528,000 ($42.48)
    Rents: $618,000 ($17.18)
    Interest Earnings: $502,000 ($13.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,142,000 ($309.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $681,000 ($18.93)
    Highways: $500,000 ($13.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $144,000 ($4.00)
  • Tax - Property: $8,921,000 ($247.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,973,000 ($82.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,376,000 ($66.05)
    NEC: $1,710,000 ($47.54)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,531,000 ($42.56)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $834,000 ($23.18)
    Public Utility License: $241,000 ($6.70)
    Other License: $17,000 ($0.47)

Rome government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,642,000 ($2547.52)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,721,000 ($2382.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,395,000 ($261.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,474,000 ($96.57)

Rome government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,242,000 ($1146.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $136,000 ($3.78)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Georgia average:

9.45%

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 Bartow County, GA  0.48% ($27,847 average AGI)
from Polk County, GA  0.48% ($26,685)
from Chattooga County, GA  0.37% ($24,105)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($163 average AGI)
Floyd County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bartow County, GA  0.64% ($31,045 average AGI)
to Polk County, GA  0.55% ($23,707)
to Cobb County, GA  0.37% ($35,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rome:

  • WTSH (1360 AM; 1 kW; ROME, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WLAQ (1410 AM; 1 kW; ROME, GA; Owner: CRIPPLE CREEK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WROM (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ROME, GA; Owner: LGV BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRGA (1470 AM; 5 kW; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING. CORP.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5 kW; SUMMERVILLE, GA; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rome:

  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Rome:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Rome fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 66
Total length: 324 meters (1,063ft)
Total costs: $2,153,000
Total average daily traffic: 866,447
Total average daily truck traffic: 21,197

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 3
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 28
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 10
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rome, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rome)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 271 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rome, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 207 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rome)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Rome)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 81 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED61$106,62579$113,791270$119,16423$46,5662$560,550100$80,9363$156,923
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$140,5306$85,11821$118,2485$6,3880$01$45,6200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$92,87913$89,753113$106,73728$19,2510$014$66,2082$59,215
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$80,6959$194,55181$129,3061$75,7200$010$97,7540$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$70,8454$168,75316$118,7382$93,9150$02$36,3650$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Rome, GA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$163,7065$197,4000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$96,3983$153,3371$25,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$137,2752$144,2950$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$110,2100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$20,9902$194,5750$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 637
  • Hazardous Condition: 398
  • Service Call: 60
  • Good Intent Call: 40

Incident types - Rome

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rome, GA
Most common first names in Rome, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James75869.8 years
William62172.6 years
Mary57977.9 years
John56271.8 years
Robert41169.9 years
Charles29170.9 years
Annie26680.4 years
George25773.9 years
Willie20773.9 years
Ruby19178.6 years
Most common last names in Rome, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith40673.3 years
Johnson22271.9 years
Jones20673.0 years
Williams20572.7 years
Davis18375.8 years
Brown15273.9 years
White11473.6 years
Jackson11172.1 years
Turner11070.7 years
Green10472.9 years
Businesses in Rome, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's2
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Maurices1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's3
Applebee's1Motel 61
Arby's2New Balance2
AutoZone1Nike4
Barnes & Noble1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Best Western1Outback1
Blockbuster1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King2Panera Bread1
CVS5Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A2Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza2Rite Aid2
Express1Rue211
FedEx12Ryan's Grill1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sam's Club1
GNC3Sears3
GameStop1Staples1
Goodwill1Starbucks2
H&R Block4Steak 'n Shake1
Hardee's2Subway8
Hilton1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell2
Honda1Talbots1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS14
Jones New York1Vans3
Journeys1Verizon Wireless1
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC1Waffle House3
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart2
La Quinta1Wendy's3
Lane Bryant1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

Rome on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 (30165) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Arab first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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