|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rome is 31,974. Rome, New York is the 1,234th largest city in the US.
Rome is located entirely in Oneida County.
The peak population of Rome was in 1990, when its population was 44,439. In 1990, Rome was the 603rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,234th largest city in the US. Rome is currently 28.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Rome has shrunk 8.3% since the year 2000. Rome, New York's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Rome has a population density of 450.9 people per square mile.
|1229||Elk Grove Village, Illinois||32,066||-7.7%|
|1230||Michigan City, Indiana||32,033||-2.5%|
|1232||North Olmsted, Ohio||31,991||-6.1%|
|1234||Rome, New York||31,974||-8.3%|
|1235||Juneau city and, Alaska||31,973||4.2%|
|1236||Garner, North Carolina||31,935||69.5%|
|1239||Beverly Hills, California||31,896||-5.9%|
|1240||Aiken, South Carolina||31,895||21.8%|
The total voting age population of Rome, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 24,970. The voting age population is 50.7% male and 49.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.8% of the residents of Rome are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rome are 88.2% White, 6.4% Black, 2.9% Two or more races, 1.4% Asian, 1.0% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 6.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rome, 19.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.5%. On a per-household basis, 14.8% of families are below the poverty line in Rome.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.5% of Rome residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.2% of Rome residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.2% have a bachelor's degree and 8.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rome residents aged 5 and older, 7.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rome is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rome, 23.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rome is $48,120.
In Rome, 54.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.1% of housing units in Rome.
Of all the housing units in Rome, 32.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Rome, 2.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 310 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rome is $759.
In Rome, 79.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.