Rome, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 36,375 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 
Males: 16,613  (45.7%)
Females: 19,762  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30149, 30165.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,535 (it was $30,930 in 2000)
Rome:

$37,535
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,150 (it was $17,327 in 2000)

Rome city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $150,995 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Rome:

$150,995
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $201,484; detached houses: $204,863; townhouses or other attached units: $53,032; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $44,955; mobile homes: $50,165

Median gross rent in 2017: $723.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rome: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.5%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.9% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.1% for other race residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rome, GA (2017)
    • 19,18952.1%White alone
    • 10,04927.3%Black alone
    • 5,87215.9%Hispanic
    • 1,1293.1%Asian alone
    • 3611.0%Two or more races
    • 1370.4%Other race alone
    • 600.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 291 registered sex offenders living in Rome, Georgia as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rome is 127 to 1.


Crime rates in Rome by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(5.5)
1
(2.7)
2
(5.5)
1
(2.8)
1
(2.9)
4
(10.9)
2
(5.5)
2
(5.5)
4
(11.1)
4
(11.0)
3
(8.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
17
(46.5)
19
(51.4)
17
(46.9)
22
(61.0)
17
(48.7)
18
(48.9)
15
(41.0)
19
(52.6)
18
(50.1)
8
(22.1)
6
(16.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
76
(208.0)
53
(143.4)
68
(187.7)
85
(235.5)
90
(257.9)
62
(168.6)
45
(123.1)
69
(191.1)
49
(136.4)
52
(143.3)
32
(88.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
174
(476.3)
236
(638.4)
177
(488.5)
103
(285.4)
125
(358.2)
143
(388.8)
128
(350.0)
157
(434.9)
139
(387.0)
144
(396.9)
164
(451.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
597
(1,634)
433
(1,171)
489
(1,350)
455
(1,261)
447
(1,281)
472
(1,283)
490
(1,340)
413
(1,144)
267
(743.3)
239
(658.8)
268
(737.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,908
(5,223)
1,798
(4,864)
1,754
(4,841)
1,341
(3,716)
1,439
(4,124)
1,655
(4,500)
1,667
(4,559)
1,681
(4,657)
1,410
(3,925)
1,088
(2,999)
1,151
(3,165)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
147
(402.4)
123
(332.7)
155
(427.8)
80
(221.7)
104
(298.0)
75
(203.9)
84
(229.7)
84
(232.7)
98
(272.8)
71
(195.7)
61
(167.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(32.8)
17
(46.0)
12
(33.1)
15
(41.6)
7
(20.1)
18
(48.9)
27
(73.8)
21
(58.2)
5
(13.9)
10
(27.6)
7
(19.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)561.4520.4524.9436.6472.2475.4445.2482.5411.5343.8337.9

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City-data.com crime index in Rome, GA

Crime rate in Rome detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 98 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Georgia average:

2.25
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Ancestries: American (19.4%), English (5.7%), Irish (3.8%), German (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 29.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,238 people per square mile   (low).

Rome, Georgia map

3,964 residents are foreign born (8.2% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

10.9%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,686 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,165 (0.9%)

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: +17,593 (+48.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,921 (65.7%)

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Rome, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rome, GA in 2017
Rome satellite photo by USGS

Rome tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Georgia:

3.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Rome, GA
Historical housing units in Rome, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,894 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in Rome, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Food (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Food (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Food (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Rome, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Rome, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.4. This is about average.

City:

70.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 1.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.87
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00153
U.S.:

0.00984

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 the city 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 Rome 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 the city 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rome topographic map

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 (Full-time enrollment: 4,071; Location: 3175 Cedartown Highway, S.E.; Public; Website: www.highlands.edu)
  • Shorter University (Full-time 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:

  • ROME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,437, Location: 1000 VETERANS MEMORIAL HWY NE, Grades: 9-12)
  • COOSA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 728, Location: 4454 ALABAMA HWY NW, Grades: 9-12)
  • MODEL HIGH (Students: 622, Location: 3252 CALHOUN RD NE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ARMUCHEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 617, Location: 4203 MARTHA BERRY HWY NW, Grades: 9-12)
  • BOB RICHARDS REGIONAL YOUTH DETENTION CENTER (Location: 200 MARABLE WAY NW, Grades: 9-11)

Private high school in Rome:

  • UNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 399, 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: 272, Location: 401 E 7TH ST SE, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF ROME (Students: 99, Location: 165 DODD BLVD SE, Grades: PK-6)
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:

  • 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
  • Berry College , 2277 Martha Berry Hwy. NW Mt. Berry, GA 30149, Full Time enrollment 2000, Private , www.berry.edu

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Rome:

Marital status in Rome, GA
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Rome:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rome
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Rome:

(Rome, Georgia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Rome, GA (based on Floyd County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant45,987119
Mainline Protestant7,33536
Catholic5,2821
Black Protestant1,4379
Other8655
None35,411-
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: 20
Floyd County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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:
Floyd County:

18.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rome:

47.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.0%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Rome:

28.8
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rome:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

32.7%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

52.9%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.6%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rome, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 157$649,542$49,6471$1,894
Police Protection - Officers 98$309,483$37,8967$1,427
Sewerage 78$294,008$45,2320$0
Solid Waste Management 53$140,594$31,8330$0
Transit 50$139,075$33,3780$0
Streets and Highways 42$150,666$43,0470$0
Financial Administration 30$126,544$50,6180$0
Other and Unallocable 25$100,360$48,17321$8,896
Water Supply 12$43,029$43,0290$0
Police - Other 9$26,666$35,55510$4,968
Other Government Administration 9$28,150$37,5339$6,492
Judicial and Legal 7$19,553$33,5190$0
Fire - Other 5$18,345$44,0280$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$10,485$41,9400$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 578$2,056,500$42,69648$23,677

Rome government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $3,954,000 ($108.70)
    General Public Buildings: $1,190,000 ($32.71)
    Water Utilities: $784,000 ($21.55)
    Sewerage: $523,000 ($14.38)
    Regular Highways: $262,000 ($7.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $161,000 ($4.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $118,000 ($3.24)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($0.85)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($0.14)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,791,000 ($461.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,159,000 ($306.78)
    Water Utilities: $9,239,000 ($253.99)
    Police Protection: $7,552,000 ($207.62)
    Sewerage: $6,160,000 ($169.35)
    Central Staff Services: $4,062,000 ($111.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,352,000 ($92.15)
    Regular Highways: $2,738,000 ($75.27)
    Financial Administration: $1,327,000 ($36.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $806,000 ($22.16)
    General Public Buildings: $509,000 ($13.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $415,000 ($11.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $353,000 ($9.70)
    Parking Facilities: $222,000 ($6.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000 ($4.76)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $361,000 ($9.92)
    Other - Regular Highways: $146,000 ($4.01)
    Other - Police Protection: $115,000 ($3.16)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $106,000 ($2.91)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($1.43)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000 ($0.05)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Solid Waste Management: $74,000 ($2.03)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($1.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,324,000 ($36.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $871,000 ($23.95)
    Water Utilities: $518,000 ($14.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $483,000 ($13.28)
    Central Staff Services: $408,000 ($11.22)
    General - Other: $365,000 ($10.03)
    Police Protection: $360,000 ($9.90)
    Sewerage: $342,000 ($9.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000 ($8.55)
    Parking Facilities: $270,000 ($7.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000 ($1.90)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($0.25)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,240,000 ($693.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,595,000 ($43.85)

Rome government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,318,000 ($256.16)
    Other: $6,257,000 ($172.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,079,000 ($57.15)
    Parking Facilities: $203,000 ($5.58)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $143,000 ($3.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000 ($2.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,090,000 ($57.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,259,000 ($337.02)
    General Local Government Support: $5,368,000 ($147.57)
    Highways: $63,000 ($1.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,856,000 ($51.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,629,000 ($44.78)
    Royalties: $778,000 ($21.39)
    Sale of Property: $110,000 ($3.02)
    Interest Earnings: $82,000 ($2.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,977,000 ($384.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $438,000 ($12.04)
    Other: $216,000 ($5.94)
    General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($1.18)
  • Tax - Property: $10,324,000 ($283.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,445,000 ($94.71)
    Other: $2,130,000 ($58.56)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,092,000 ($57.51)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,283,000 ($35.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,085,000 ($29.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $862,000 ($23.70)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $559,000 ($15.37)
    Other License: $7,000 ($0.19)

Rome government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,369,000 ($1412.21)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,809,000 ($1286.85)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,785,000 ($296.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,225,000 ($171.13)

Rome government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,392,000 ($478.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,407,000 ($890.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,792,000 ($76.76)

5.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,680 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bartow County, GA  0.65% ($36,748 average AGI)
from Polk County, GA  0.54% ($25,086)
from Gordon County, GA  0.39% ($29,874)


5.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bartow County, GA  0.61% ($45,844 average AGI)
to Gordon County, GA  0.58% ($32,070)
to Polk County, GA  0.51% ($34,317)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Rome fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 119Number of bridges
  • 1,493ft / 455mTotal length
  • $409,471,000Total costs
  • 1,167,554Total average daily traffic
  • 33,407Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Rome, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 161950-1959
  • 301960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 221980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 142010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rome, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rome)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 342 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rome, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 46 (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: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 280 (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: 64 (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 in Rome, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rome, GA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 394. The highest number of fire incidents - 637 took place in 2006, and the least - 11 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rome, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.9%), and Structure Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rome, GA
    • 3,41250.9%Outside Fires
    • 2,17432.4%Structure Fires
    • 1,08516.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 300.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rome, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rome, Georgia:

  • Howard Johnson Express, 1610 Martha Berry Blvd, Rome, Georgia 30165 , Phone: (706) 291-1994, Fax: (706) 291-1996
  • Comfort Inn, 2209 Shorter Ave, Rome, Georgia 30165 , Phone: (706) 802-1223, Fax: (706) 802-0135
  • Best Western Exec Inn, 217 Hwy 411 E, Rome, Georgia 30161 , Phone: (706) 234-3161
  • Quality Inn Of Rome, 40 Grace Dr, Rome, Georgia 30161 , Phone: (706) 291-7797, Fax: (706) 291-6858
  • America's Best Value Inn, 2973 Cedartown Hwy SE, Rome, Georgia 30161 , Phone: (706) 235-1717, Fax: (706) 378-0008
  • Hampton Inn Rome, 21 Chateau Dr, Rome, Georgia 30161 , Phone: (706) 232-9551, Fax: (706) 232-5272
  • Country Hearth Inn & Suites, 712 Ave A, Rome, Georgia 30165 , Phone: (706) 314-1115, Fax: (706) 314-1120
  • Comfort Suites, 23 Chateua Dr, Rome, Georgia 30161 , Phone: (706) 232-6055, Fax: (706) 232-6110
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rome, Georgia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rome, GA
  • 68.2%Utility gas
  • 30.7%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rome, GA
  • 58.4%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood


Rome compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.

Rome on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 (30165) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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