Romulus, Michigan Population 2019

Romulus, Michigan's estimated population is 23,554 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Romulus, Michigan is the 49th largest city in Michigan based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 661.49 people/mi² (255.40 people/km²).

The overall median age is 36.7 years, 35.3 years for males, and 38 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 9,211 households in the city, with an average size of 2.71 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.6%, with a median rent of $822/month. The median house has 5.6 rooms, and has a value of $77,900.

The median income for households in Romulus, Michigan is $46,724, while the mean household income is $57,076.

Romulus Mi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Romulus Mi was:

  • White: 49.01%
  • Black or African American: 43.09%
  • Two or more races: 4.25%
  • Asian: 2.53%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(42.2223, -83.3966)
Rank in State49th
StateMichigan
CountyWayne County
Time Zone
Land Area (km²)92.22 (35.61 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.89 (0.35 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID2669420
Density (km²)255.40
Density (mi²)661.49
Area Code(s)734
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201823,554590.25%
201723,495290.12%
201623,466-47-0.20%
201523,513-52-0.22%
201423,565230.10%
201323,542-197-0.83%
201223,739-63-0.26%
201123,802-135-0.56%
201023,9379580.41%
200022,979820.04%
199022,897-1,960-0.82%
198024,8571,9570.82%
197022,90019,40020.66%
19603,5002,7007.66%
19408000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,506
Black or African American10,117
Two or More Races998
Asian595
Some Other Race257
American Indian and Alaska Native6

Romulus Mi Population Pyramid 2019

Romulus Mi Median Age

36.7


Total

35.3


Male

38


Female

Romulus Mi Adults

There are 17,275 adults, (2,754 of whom are seniors) in Romulus Mi.

Romulus Mi Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Romulus Mi Sex Ratio

Female

11,958

50.93%

Male

11,521

49.07%

Romulus Mi Households and Families

Romulus Mi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Romulus Mi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
Male66.4%33.6%
All64.8%35.2%
Non Family58.2%41.8%
Female43.8%56.2%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5852.7164.8
Married3,3323.3981
Non Family2,8871.2458.2
Female1,7093.5243.8
Male6573.5466.4

3.34

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Romulus Mi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4252.83%
9th to 12th Grade1,2498.32%
High School Graduate6,02440.14%
Some College4,06927.11%
Associates Degree9796.52%
Bachelors Degree1,58010.53%
Graduate Degree6824.54%

Romulus Mi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9706,854812
Black5,7505,3541,077
Multiple Races456424137
Hispanic41332717
Asian385358219
Other Race20615217
Native American66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,088$40,440$30,800
Less Than High School$19,650$23,125$16,111
High School Grad$30,729$35,902$24,261
Some College$31,166$42,455$28,141
Bachelors Degree$53,527$59,545$52,245
Graduate Degree$52,432$59,671$51,429

$33,088

Average Earnings

$40,440

Average Male

$30,800

Average Female

Romulus Mi Language

Romulus Mi Language by Age

Romulus Mi Language

93.05% of Romulus Mi residents speak only English, while 6.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.24% of the population.

Romulus Mi Poverty

Romulus Mi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,0772,10120.85%
White10,9551,97218.00%
Hispanic64611217.34%
Multiple85910311.99%
Asian593427.08%
Native66100.00%
Other25720.78%

18.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.28%

Male Poverty Rate

21.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Romulus Mi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Romulus Mi is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Romulus Mi is Other, with 0.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.28%
High School16.05%
Some College14.08%
Bachelors or Greater7.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.22%
Male Unemployed34.69%
Female Employed8.27%
Male Employed4.32%

Romulus Mi Income

Romulus Mi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,724$57,076
Families$55,702$64,253
Married Families$69,732-
Non Families$30,313$40,459

Romulus Mi Marital Status

Romulus Mi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Romulus Mi Married by Age and Sex

Romulus Mi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Romulus Mi Marital Status by Race

Romulus Mi Veterans

1,251

Number of Veterans

1,094

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam403
First Gulf War153
Second Gulf War117
Korea80
World War II28

Romulus Mi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8279.08%
Black4206.02%
Hispanic163.17%
Other41.72%

Romulus Mi Veterans by Education

8.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Romulus Mi Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Romulus Mi Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.10%

Born in Michigan

94.74%

Native Born

5.26%

Foreign Born

2.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.74% of Romulus Mi residents were born in the United States, with 79.10% having been born in Michigan. 2.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.