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Rome city, Georgia

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Rome city, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 36,716
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 36,716
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 36,372
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 36,303
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.0%
Female persons, percent
52.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
61.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
25.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
3.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
49.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 1,916
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 12.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 46.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $151,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,287
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $466
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $724
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 14,169
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.46
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 80.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 18.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 81.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 73.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 78.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 25.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 10.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
17.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 57.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 52.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 136,610
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,011,009
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,196,783
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 605,080
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 840,948
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $23,257
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 22.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $38,443
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $25,822
Persons in poverty, percent
24.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 3,800
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,794
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,551
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,172
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,349
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 368
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,116
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,174.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 30.91
FIPS Code 1366668
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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