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Population in 2019: 11,490 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.5%
 
Males: 5,366  (46.7%)
Females: 6,124  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

34.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 78584.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $24,593 (it was $15,563 in 2000)
Roma:

$24,593
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $12,204 (it was $7,539 in 2000)

Roma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $85,620 (it was $41,900 in 2000)
Roma:

$85,620
TX:

$200,400

Median gross rent in 2019: $519.

March 2019 cost of living index in Roma: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 36.9%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.9% for other race residents, 94.3% for two or more races residents)
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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Roma, Texas as of May 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Roma is 497 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Roma by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
2
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(26.8)
10
(87.8)
5
(43.9)
10
(87.4)
4
(34.9)
3
(30.1)
4
(39.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.1)
1
(9.8)
3
(29.1)
2
(19.3)
4
(34.8)
5
(43.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(44.6)
6
(52.7)
1
(8.8)
4
(35.0)
3
(26.2)
4
(40.1)
0
(0.0)
8
(80.8)
4
(40.2)
2
(19.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.4)
1
(8.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(133.8)
13
(114.1)
16
(140.6)
21
(183.6)
17
(148.2)
17
(170.5)
13
(129.6)
31
(313.1)
16
(160.6)
17
(167.3)
16
(155.2)
17
(164.3)
19
(165.1)
18
(156.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(490.7)
45
(394.9)
77
(676.8)
47
(410.8)
39
(340.0)
48
(481.4)
55
(548.1)
17
(171.7)
19
(190.7)
26
(255.9)
29
(281.3)
26
(251.3)
16
(139.1)
27
(234.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
115
(1,026)
84
(737.2)
109
(958.1)
120
(1,049)
140
(1,221)
95
(952.9)
82
(817.2)
70
(707.1)
84
(843.2)
63
(620.0)
94
(911.7)
80
(773.3)
48
(417.2)
63
(546.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
58
(517.4)
65
(570.5)
81
(712.0)
40
(349.6)
20
(174.4)
23
(230.7)
14
(139.5)
22
(222.2)
18
(180.7)
15
(147.6)
21
(203.7)
22
(212.7)
18
(156.4)
18
(156.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.9)
6
(60.6)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.4)
City-Data.com crime index178.3229.2208.6215.8169.4200.6140.0144.9169.9101.8126.8113.9105.0119.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Roma, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 36 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Texas average:

1.79
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.76 square miles.

Population density: 4,170 people per square mile   (average).

Roma, Texas map

4,499 residents are foreign born (38.5% Latin America).

This city:

38.5%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,034 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $830 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (49.5 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (135.3 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (212.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Northridge, TX (0.9 miles),
North Escobares, TX (1.3 miles ),
Roma Creek, TX (1.3 miles ),
Fronton Ranchettes, TX (1.4 miles),
Moraida, TX (1.4 miles ),
JF Villarreal, TX (1.4 miles),
Ramos, TX (1.4 miles),
Old Escobares, TX (1.5 miles)

Latitude: 26.41 N, Longitude: 99.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +221 (+1.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,210 (56.7%)

Area code: 956

Distribution of median household income in Roma, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Roma, TX in 2019
Roma satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

19.0%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Roma, TX
Historical housing units in Roma, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,250 (+14.9%).
Most common industries in Roma, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (21.8%)
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.5%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.2%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.0%)
  • Educational services (28.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.0%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Roma, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (23.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Roma, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Roma-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.3 miles away from Roma center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 377.1 miles away from Roma center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from Roma center
On 4/25/2010 at 02:10:42, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.0 miles away from Roma center
On 11/13/2017 at 11:23:01, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.5 miles away from Roma center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Starr County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Roma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Roma:

  • SUNGLO HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • LVN HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • MY SWEET HOME HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/RIO GRANDE CITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roma:

  • South Texas College (about 49 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 53 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Laredo Community College (about 83 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 85 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 85 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 101 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 104 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)

Public high schools in Roma:

  • INSTR & GUIDE CTR (Students: 23, Location: 608 N GARCIA ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • ROMA H S (Location: 2021 N US HWY 83, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Roma:

  • ROMA MIDDLE (Students: 701, Location: 2047 N US HWY 83, Grades: 6-8)
  • RT BARRERA EL (Students: 595, Location: 126 N FM 649, Grades: PK-5)
  • E VERA EL (Students: 578, Location: 2015 N US HWY 83, Grades: PK-5)
  • YNES B ESCOBAR EL (Students: 557, Location: 3210 OLD ESCOBARES HWY 83, Grades: PK-5)
  • FJ SCOTT EL (Students: 529, Location: 800 PFC ANGEL J MORENO ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • ROEL A & CELIA R SAENZ EL (Students: 515, Location: 310 S GATE RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • VETERANS MEMORIAL EL (Location: 4772 E HWY 83, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Roma

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Roma: Roma Historic District (A), Roma Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Adame Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 301 Grant).

Starr County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

83.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

1.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Roma (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Roma Branch at 1004 East Highway 83, branch established on 1993/12/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Lone Star National Bank: Roma Branch at 305 East Grant (U.S. Highway 83), branch established on 2005/01/31. Info updated 2010/05/05: Bank assets: $2,174.7 mil, Deposits: $1,815.0 mil, headquarters in Pharr, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Lone Star National Bancshares--texas, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank: at 1710 Grant Street, branch established on 1978/05/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $78.4 mil, Deposits: $63.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices
  • Elsa State Bank and Trust Company: Roma Branch at 47 East Grant Street, branch established on 1994/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $167.6 mil, Deposits: $152.7 mil, headquarters in Elsa, TX, positive income, 6 total offices
  • International Bank of Commerce: Ibc-Roma Branch at U.S. Highway 83 At Portaleza, branch established on 1994/12/01. Info updated 2007/04/10: Bank assets: $504.9 mil, Deposits: $413.1 mil, headquarters in Zapata, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Roma:

Marital status in Roma, TX
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Roma:

  • High school or higher: 49.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

25.7
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Roma
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Roma, TX (based on Starr County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,15615
Evangelical Protestant2,36827
Other5443
Mainline Protestant3942
None30,506-
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: 9
Starr County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Starr County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Starr County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Starr County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Starr County:

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Roma:

47.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Roma:

47.3%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Roma:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Roma:

16.6%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Roma:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.0%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Roma, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 32$122,240$45,8400$0
Water Supply 22$42,953$23,4291$1,608
Other Government Administration 20$47,601$28,5612$1,661
Sewerage 11$19,986$21,8030$0
Parks and Recreation 11$18,556$20,2430$0
Firefighters 6$16,771$33,5420$0
Streets and Highways 6$25,092$50,1840$0
Solid Waste Management 5$10,086$24,2060$0
Other and Unallocable 5$13,168$31,6030$0
Health 4$12,267$36,8010$0
Financial Administration 3$8,228$32,9120$0
Judicial and Legal 2$3,581$21,4860$0
Gas Supply 2$5,038$30,2280$0
Totals for Government 129$345,567$32,1463$3,268

Roma government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $188,000 ($16.36)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($5.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $647,000 ($56.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $531,000 ($46.21)
    Corrections - Other: $434,000 ($37.77)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($33.86)
    General - Other: $285,000 ($24.80)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($24.46)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($9.83)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($5.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($2.44)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($2.35)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,000 ($1.91)
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000 ($1.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($0.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($0.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($3.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $42,000 ($3.66)
    Corrections - Other: $16,000 ($1.39)
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000 ($0.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.26)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.09)

Roma government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $333,000 ($28.98)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($1.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($3.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $115,000 ($10.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($4.44)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($0.87)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.09)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $131,000 ($11.40)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($1.74)
    Highways: $4,000 ($0.35)
  • Tax - Property: $1,983,000 ($172.58)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $632,000 ($55.00)
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000 ($10.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($6.61)
    Amusements Sales: $3,000 ($0.26)

Roma government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,012,000 ($88.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000 ($76.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000 ($11.23)

Roma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,000 ($3.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,962,000 ($170.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000 ($5.31)

2.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.64%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Hidalgo County, TX  1.14% ($32,352 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.26% ($33,660)
Businesses in Roma, TX
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Nike1
Church's Chicken1Payless1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Roma:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roma:

  • KBMI (97.7 FM; ROMA, TX; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Roma:

  • K06MY (Channel 6; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
Roma fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Roma fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.0mTotal length
  • $53,000Total costs
  • 47,305Total average daily traffic
  • 2,233Total average daily truck traffic
  • 66,190Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Roma)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 100 Bethel St (Lat: 26.406444 Lon: -99.010583), Structure height: 99 m, Call Sign: WPBB594,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 11/12/1997, Expiration Date: 11/12/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2007, Registrant: Clifton R Burd Estate, 504 N 10th Ste B6, Mc Allen, TX 78501, Phone: (512) 722-6570

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • FALCON, 3009 N. Hwy 83 (Lat: 26.569833 Lon: -99.093083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.9 m, Call Sign: WQTI979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2014, Expiration Date: 02/12/2024, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2018, Certifier: Kevin B Coyne, Registrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:
  • ROMA, At The Corner Of Bravo And Athens (Lat: 26.408111 Lon: -99.007806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQTJ425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2014, Expiration Date: 02/18/2024, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2018, Certifier: Kevin B Coyne, Registrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roma)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 126. The highest number of fires - 226 took place in 2009, and the least - 34 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Roma, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (72.1%), and Structure Fires (16.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Roma, TX
    • 1,45372.1%Outside Fires
    • 33316.5%Structure Fires
    • 1708.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 603.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roma, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Roma, TX
  • 95.1%Electricity
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Roma, TX
  • 88.1%Electricity
  • 8.7%Utility gas
  • 3.2%No fuel used


Roma compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Roma on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #13 (78584) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #48 (78584) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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