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Total population: 36,031 (Urban population: 35,545, Rural population: 486 (all nonfarm))

Rome,GA index of house prices


Houses: 14,459 (13,229 occupied: 7,078 owner occupied, 6,151 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

46%
State:

45%

Housing density: 492 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $195,027.


Median contract rent in 2009: $441 (lower quartile is $307, upper quartile is $596)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $555


Median gross rent in Rome, GA in 2009: $612


Housing units in Rome with a mortgage: 4,118 (442 second mortgage, 447 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,539


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $59,407


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $32,319


Median monthly housing costs: $695





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Rome, Georgia Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $128,089 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Rome:

$128,089
Georgia:

$162,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,876 - $215,934

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $179,066
Here:

$179,066
State:

$224,856

In 2-unit structures: $76,074
Here:

$76,074
State:

$162,731

Mobile homes: $12,112
Here:

$12,112
State:

$44,353

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,967
  • In family households: 27,496 (5,784 male householders, 2,778 female householders)
    5,817 spouses, 9,725 children (8,769 natural, 274 adopted, 682 stepchildren), 919 grandchildren, 542 brothers or sisters, 337 parents, 728 other relatives, 866 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,471 (1,781 male householders (1,362 living alone)), 2,816 female householders (2,581 living alone)), 874 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,088 (1,428 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,540 2-persons, 2,127 3-persons, 1,628 4-persons, 720 5-persons, 330 6-persons, 217 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,943 1-person, 535 2-persons, 54 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 6 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

4,370 married couples with children.
2,692 single-parent households (480 men, 2,212 women).

87.5% of residents of Rome speak English at home.
9.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (31% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (14% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 46% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,129 (8.9%)
(24.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Rome, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 36
  • 3 rooms: 95
  • 4 rooms: 505
  • 5 rooms: 1,854
  • 6 rooms: 1,990
  • 7 rooms: 1,072
  • 8 rooms: 722
  • 9 or more rooms: 796
  • 1 room: 182
  • 2 rooms: 652
  • 3 rooms: 1,034
  • 4 rooms: 1,612
  • 5 rooms: 1,426
  • 6 rooms: 782
  • 7 rooms: 221
  • 8 rooms: 152
  • 9 or more rooms: 90
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rome, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 136
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,910
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,689
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,004
  • 5+ bedrooms: 331
  • no bedroom: 219
  • 1 bedroom: 1,650
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,547
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,431
  • 4 bedrooms: 267
  • 5+ bedrooms: 37
Cars and other vehicles available in Rome, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 345
  • 1 vehicle: 2,178
  • 2 vehicles: 2,807
  • 3 vehicles: 1,314
  • 4 vehicles: 313
  • 5+ vehicles: 121
  • no vehicle: 1,448
  • 1 vehicle: 2,787
  • 2 vehicles: 1,523
  • 3 vehicles: 332
  • 4 vehicles: 38
  • 5+ vehicles: 23

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 535
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,280
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,735
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,734
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,040
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,005
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,340
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,004
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,934

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Rome, GA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Rome, GA:

  • Less than $10,000: 63
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 32
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 51
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 63
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 94
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 86
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 79
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 161
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 275
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 291
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 318
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 398
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 372
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 763
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1001
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 695
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 480
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 860
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 363
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 428
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 194
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 124
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 38
  • $1,000,000 or more: 61
 


Rome rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Rome:

  • Less than $100: 40 people
  • $100 to $149: 108
  • $150 to $199: 208
  • $200 to $249: 289
  • $250 to $299: 203
  • $300 to $349: 361
  • $350 to $399: 59
  • $400 to $449: 229
  • $450 to $499: 408
  • $500 to $549: 524
  • $550 to $599: 378
  • $600 to $649: 380
  • $650 to $699: 402
  • $700 to $749: 469
  • $750 to $799: 339
  • $800 to $899: 418
  • $900 to $999: 247
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 499
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 95
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 83
  • $2,000 or more: 62
  • No cash rent: 326
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,138
  • 1990 to 1994: 913
  • 1985 to 1989: 567
  • 1980 to 1984: 251
  • 1975 to 1979: 138
  • 1970 to 1974: 46
  • 1970 to 1974: 36
  • 1965 to 1969: 40


Rome, GA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.2%
Number of people working at home: 244 (1.7% of all workers)


Rome commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 479
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2347
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3115
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3359
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1399
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 372
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1082
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 183
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 179
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 510
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 448
  • 90 or more minutes: 418
 


Rome mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,747 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 2,478 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 107 (1%)
  • Taxi: 5 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 89 (1%)
  • Walked: 323 (2%)
  • Other means: 137 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 244 (2%)
 


Rome, GA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 2187
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1038
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1166
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 934
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1018
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 915
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 664
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 719
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 572
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1006
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 976
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 919
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 456
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 206
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 178
  • $200,000 or more: 205
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 11398
 United States or American: 4615
 English: 1885
 Irish: 1565
 German: 1056
 Scotch-Irish: 537
 Scottish: 506
 Subsaharan African:: 442
 African: 435
 European: 283
 Italian: 232
 British: 220
 Arab:: 196
 French (except Basque): 192
 Polish: 136
 Dutch: 134
 Other Arab: 78
 Norwegian: 72
 Greek: 67
 Palestinian: 67
 French Canadian: 66
 Scandinavian: 60
 Swedish: 57
 Welsh: 49
 Arab/Arabic: 45
 Canadian: 22
 Danish: 22
 Croatian: 20
 Russian: 18
 Hungarian: 12
 Finnish: 11
 Pennsylvania German: 10
 Israeli: 10
 Celtic: 8
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 8
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 8
 Jamaican: 8
 Ukrainian: 8
 Nigerian: 7
 Czech: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 6
 Lebanese: 6
 Guyanese: 6
 Lithuanian: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (37%)
  • Guatemala (31%)
  • India (5%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Japan (2%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 23576
  • Northeast: 905
  • Midwest: 1736
  • South: 4963
  • West: 495

49% of Rome residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Georgia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 370
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 210
  • 5th and 6th grade: 395
  • 7th and 8th grade: 503
  • 9th grade: 359
  • 10th grade: 480
  • 11th grade: 515
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 382
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,864
  • Less than 1 year of college: 571
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,139
  • Associate degree: 334
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,174
  • Master's degree: 362
  • Professional school degree: 338
  • Doctorate degree: 153

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 283
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 182
  • 5th and 6th grade: 476
  • 7th and 8th grade: 814
  • 9th grade: 621
  • 10th grade: 515
  • 11th grade: 583
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 450
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,588
  • Less than 1 year of college: 857
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,205
  • Associate degree: 464
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,276
  • Master's degree: 684
  • Professional school degree: 189
  • Doctorate degree: 61

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.1%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 8.9%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 13.5%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 12.6%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 10.2%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 13.9%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 7.4%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 2.8%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 18.3%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 6.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 6.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $42,653
  • Black householders: $23,757
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $15,040
  • Asian householders: $45,602
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $75,839
  • Some other race householders: $24,918
  • Two or more races householders: $48,214
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $26,053
Rome household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Rome household income for Black householders
Rome household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Rome household income for Asian householders
Rome household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Rome household income for Some other race householders
Rome household income for Two or more races householders
Rome household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Rome marital status for males
Rome marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $142,880
  • Black or African American householders: $78,539
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $117,587
  • Asian householders: $234,140
  • Some other race householders: $86,231
  • Two or more races householders: $92,887
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $94,218

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,689
  • One, attached: 370
  • Two: 1,528
  • 3 or 4: 751
  • 5 to 9: 662
  • 10 to 19: 344
  • 20 to 49: 122
  • 50 or more: 731
  • Mobile homes: 262

Median worth of mobile homes: $52,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Rome:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rome
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.1%)
  • Electricity (11.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Utility gas (68.5%)
  • Electricity (28.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 301
Here:

7.5%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 147
Here:

7.8%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 792
Here:

46.6%
Georgia:

22.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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