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Rome, GA (Georgia) Houses and Residents

Rome,GA index of house prices

Total population: 35,997 (Urban population: 34,582, Rural population: 473 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 15,907 (13,967 occupied: 6,461 owner occupied, 7,439 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

54%
State:

38%

Housing density: 541 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $93,799.

Median contract rent in 2016: $344 (lower quartile is $217, upper quartile is $448)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,476


Median gross rent in Rome, GA in 2016: $443

Housing units in Rome with a mortgage: 3,897 (93 second mortgage, 330 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,554

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $73,266

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,780

Median monthly housing costs: $718


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Rome, Georgia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $127,306 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Rome:

$127,306
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,505 - $236,825

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $202,856
Here:

$202,856
State:

$234,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $45,651
Here:

$45,651
State:

$198,839

In 2-unit structures: $1,653,589
Here:

$1,653,589
State:

$228,806

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $34,674
Here:

$34,674
State:

$234,990

Mobile homes: $52,726
Here:

$52,726
State:

$71,595
Median year house/condo built: 1970

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,476
  • In family households: 28,114 (4,221 male householders, 4,361 female householders)
    5,262 spouses, 11,182 children (10,789 natural, 90 adopted, 320 stepchildren), 888 grandchildren, 509 brothers or sisters, 383 parents, 532 other relatives, 609 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,587 (2,215 male householders (1,772 living alone)), 3,107 female householders (2,762 living alone)), 1,261 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,671

Size of family households: 3,936 2-persons, 2,038 3-persons, 1,618 4-persons, 701 5-persons, 170 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,537 1-person, 570 2-persons, 191 3-persons, 39 5-persons.

4,269 married couples with children.
3,735 single-parent households (197 men, 3,538 women).

84.5% of residents of Rome speak English at home.
13.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (13% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 32% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (30% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 57% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 5,031 (13.8%)
(24.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rome, Georgia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 1,2722 bedrooms
  • 3,2493 bedrooms
  • 1,4304 bedrooms
  • 3855+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Rome population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rome, Georgia:

  • 213no bedroom
  • 1,6951 bedroom
  • 2,3642 bedrooms
  • 2,4543 bedrooms
  • 6784 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Rome population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Rome in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 346no vehicle
  • 1,4391 vehicle
  • 3,0892 vehicles
  • 1,0543 vehicles
  • 4374 vehicles
  • 1025+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Rome population

Cars and other vehicles available in Rome in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,753no vehicle
  • 3,1251 vehicle
  • 1,8832 vehicles
  • 5953 vehicles
  • 1234 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Rome population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rome, Georgia:

  • 01 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 913 rooms
  • 3504 rooms
  • 1,3715 rooms
  • 1,8886 rooms
  • 9027 rooms
  • 7338 rooms
  • 1,1299+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Rome population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rome, Georgia:

  • 2121 room
  • 6082 rooms
  • 9843 rooms
  • 1,9494 rooms
  • 1,8905 rooms
  • 9326 rooms
  • 4937 rooms
  • 1818 rooms
  • 1249+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Rome population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Rome, GA household income distribution

  • Rome, GA household income distribution
  • 1,302Less than $10,000
  • 1,023$10,000 to $14,999
  • 527$15,000 to $19,999
  • 807$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,001$25,000 to $29,999
  • 925$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,022$35,000 to $39,999
  • 560$40,000 to $44,999
  • 515$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,246$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,512$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,345$75,000 to $99,999
  • 739$100,000 to $124,999
  • 240$125,000 to $149,999
  • 555$150,000 to $199,999
  • 410$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Rome, GA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Rome, GA
  • 47Less than $10,000
  • 22$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 150$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$25,000 to $29,999
  • 118$30,000 to $34,999
  • 199$35,000 to $39,999
  • 151$40,000 to $49,999
  • 334$50,000 to $59,999
  • 221$60,000 to $69,999
  • 373$70,000 to $79,999
  • 729$80,000 to $89,999
  • 359$90,000 to $99,999
  • 442$100,000 to $124,999
  • 425$125,000 to $149,999
  • 561$150,000 to $174,999
  • 372$175,000 to $199,999
  • 443$200,000 to $249,999
  • 521$250,000 to $299,999
  • 676$300,000 to $399,999
  • 107$400,000 to $499,999
  • 306$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Rome, GA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Rome, GA
  • 277Less than $100
  • 695$100 to $149
  • 61$150 to $199
  • 106$200 to $249
  • 277$250 to $299
  • 189$300 to $349
  • 144$350 to $399
  • 483$400 to $449
  • 982$450 to $499
  • 825$500 to $549
  • 420$550 to $599
  • 1,040$600 to $649
  • 231$650 to $699
  • 96$700 to $749
  • 306$750 to $799
  • 484$800 to $899
  • 455$900 to $999
  • 358$1,000 to $1,249
  • 55$1,250 to $1,499
  • 56$1,500 to $1,999
  • 50$2,000 to $2,499
  • 27$2,500 to $2,999
  • 28$3,000 to $3,499
  • 40$3,500 or more
  • 205No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 7332010 or later
  • 1,2712000 to 2009
  • 1,3401990 to 1999
  • 8181980 to 1989
  • 1841970 to 1979
  • 76Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Rome population
Rome commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 214
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,602
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,854
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,741
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,885
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 437
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,121
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 109
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 182
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,203
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 453
  • 90 or more minutes: 337
Rome, GA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.5%
Number of people working at home: 935 (6.1% of all workers)

Rome mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 28,573 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 2,429 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 131 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 15 (0%)
  • Taxi: 441 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 118 (0%)
  • Walked: 214 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 935 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 5,143
 English: 1,326
 Irish: 941
 German: 683
 Scotch-Irish: 295
 European: 237
 Scottish: 163
 Italian: 148
 French (except Basque): 119
 British: 106
 Welsh: 70
 Greek: 67
 African: 66
 Norwegian: 63
 Eastern European: 63
 Dutch: 61
 Northern European: 49
 Swedish: 23
 Russian: 23
 Scandinavian: 22
 Polish: 21
 Czech: 19
 Celtic: 18
 Hungarian: 18
 Cajun: 16
 French Canadian: 11
 Armenian: 11
 Turkish: 10
 Ethiopian: 9
 Canadian: 6
 Latvian: 2
 Israeli: 1
 Haitian: 1

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

  • 35%Guatemala
  • 33%Mexico
  • 8%El Salvador
  • 5%India
  • 4%Israel
  • 4%Vietnam
  • 4%Philippines

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

  • This state: 24,383
  • Other state: 7,268
  • Northeast: 438
  • Midwest: 1,763
  • South: 4,303
  • West: 867

75% of Rome residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Georgia.

Rome:

75.5%
State average:

83.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 151
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 165
  • 5th and 6th grade: 690
  • 7th and 8th grade: 380
  • 9th grade: 203
  • 10th grade: 431
  • 11th grade: 584
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 96
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,714
  • Less than 1 year of college: 474
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,373
  • Associate degree: 744
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,535
  • Master's degree: 614
  • Professional school degree: 434
  • Doctorate degree: 341

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 275
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 113
  • 5th and 6th grade: 100
  • 7th and 8th grade: 203
  • 9th grade: 547
  • 10th grade: 408
  • 11th grade: 476
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 159
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,481
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,061
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,499
  • Associate degree: 739
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,171
  • Master's degree: 1,195
  • Professional school degree: 271
  • Doctorate degree: 86

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.1%Males
  • 12.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 7.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 5.7%Females
Rome marital status for males
Rome marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,055
  • One, attached: 663
  • Two: 1,608
  • 3 or 4: 893
  • 5 to 9: 618
  • 10 to 19: 572
  • 20 to 49: 528
  • 50 or more: 996
  • Mobile homes: 221
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Median worth of mobile homes: $38,604

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Rome:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rome
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.2%)
  • Electricity (32.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Electricity (57.2%)
  • Utility gas (40.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 385
Here:

10.0%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 195
Here:

10.0%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 801
Here:

42.6%
Georgia:

18.3%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)