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Rome township, MI map Land area: 35.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,772 (all rural)
Males: 872  (49.2%)
Females: 900  (50.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,772 (1,653 owner occupied, 119 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

26%


Races in Rome township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 94.8%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%

Median age of males: 37.1
Median age of females: 36.4

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Average household size: 2.87

Rome township:

2.9 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.20

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,027 ($54,145 in 1999)
This township:

$54,027
Michigan:

$45,255

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $606 (lower quartile is $525, upper quartile is $651)
Here:

$606
State:

$591

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $140,848 (it was $114,400 in 2000)
Rome township:

$140,848
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,504 - $152,505

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $171,147
Here:

$171,147
State:

$168,888

Mobile homes: $109,251
Here:

$109,251
State:

$39,606
Population density: 49 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.9%
Whole state:

10.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Rome township: Rome Grange Hall (A), Rome Township Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rome township include: West Rome Church (A), North Rome Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rome Cemetery (1), East Rome Cemetery (2), West Rome Cemetery (3), Wolf Creek Cemetery (4), Bates Farm Cemetery (5), Halstead Farm Cemetery (6), North Rome Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Atwood Drain (A), Pickford Drain (B), Wallace Drain (C), Gilbert Drain (D), Penrod Drain (E), Stoddard Drain (F), Fouty Creek (G), Schnieral Drain (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 7 (14% naturalized citizens)

Rome township:  0.4%
State:  5.3%

66% of Rome township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Michigan.

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

  • This state: 1444
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 141
  • South: 133
  • West: 21

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $112,500

Rome township, Michigan satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 587
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • Mobile homes: 46

Median worth of mobile homes: $66,000


Housing units in Rome township with a mortgage: 193 (18 second mortgage, 37 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 83

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 20
  • 1995 to 1998: 65
  • 1990 to 1994: 40
  • 1980 to 1989: 57
  • 1970 to 1979: 128
  • 1960 to 1969: 56
  • 1950 to 1959: 45
  • 1940 to 1949: 19
  • 1939 or earlier: 214

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rome township, Michigan:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 16
  • 5 rooms: 126
  • 6 rooms: 167
  • 7 rooms: 107
  • 8 rooms: 69
  • 9 or more rooms: 73

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rome township, Michigan:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 3
  • 4 rooms: 9
  • 5 rooms: 8
  • 6 rooms: 12
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rome township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 71
  • 3 bedrooms: 339
  • 4 bedrooms: 117
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 34

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rome township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 14
  • 3 bedrooms: 17
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 111
  • 2 vehicles: 258
  • 3 vehicles: 113
  • 4 vehicles: 49
  • 5 or more vehicles: 31

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 14
  • 2 vehicles: 20
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Transportation equipment (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Rome township:

  • German (31.9%)
  • English (15.6%)
  • United States or American (13.8%)
  • Irish (8.7%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.8%)
  • Polish (3.5%)
  • Dutch (2.4%)

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

  • Netherlands (86%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 783 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 67 (7%)
  • Ferryboat: 1 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 42 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Electricity (1%)

96.6% of residents of Rome township speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 41% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,761
  • In family households: 1,636 (444 male householders, 61 female householders)
    458 spouses, 604 children (562 natural, 9 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 33 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 11 other relatives, 25 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 125 (57 male householders (43 living alone)), 49 female householders (47 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 203 2-persons, 96 3-persons, 119 4-persons, 66 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 90 1-person, 15 2-persons, 1 5-persons,

398 married couples with children.
56 single-parent households (34 men, 22 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

2.0%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

2.4%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

36.9%
Michigan:

16.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Rome township:

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