Roma, Texas Population 2021

11,624
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Roma is a city located in Starr County Texas. With a 2020 population of 11,624, it is the 218th largest city in Texas and the 2790th largest city in the United States . Roma is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 19.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,765 in 2010. Roma reached it's highest population of 11,624 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Roma has a population density of 1,982 people per square mile.

The average household income in Roma is $35,671 with a poverty rate of 36.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $498 per month, and the median house value is $73,700. The median age in Roma is 34.2 years, 31.3 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Roma Demographics

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

  • White: 97.17%
  • Other race: 2.70%
  • Two or more races: 0.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Roma, Texas is 11,624 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,423.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,765.

Roma, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,07497.17%
Some Other Race3082.70%
Two or More Races150.13%
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Roma Population by Race

Roma Population Pyramid $2021

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Roma Median Age

34.2


Total

31.3


Male

38.5


Female

Roma Adults

There are 8,111 adults, (2,033 of whom are seniors) in Roma.

Roma Age Dependency

87.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Roma Sex Ratio

Female

6,069

53.25%

Male

5,328

46.75%

Roma Population by Age

Roma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Roma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90%10%
Married70%30%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
All68%32%
Female60.6%39.4%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1253.6568
Married1,6483.9270
Female8294.6260.6
Non Family5481.1969.3
Male1004.5490

4.1

Average Family Size

3.65

Average Household Size

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Roma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,53837.01%
9th to 12th Grade89813.10%
High School Graduate1,75925.65%
Some College80211.70%
Associates Degree1351.97%
Bachelors Degree5908.60%
Graduate Degree1351.97%
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Roma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roma Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,8393,421725
Other Race24832
White18
2+ Races1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 10.60%.

Roma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,098$19,414$15,634
Less Than 9th Grade$14,430$17,872$11,370
High School Graduate$17,191$18,125$16,709
Some College$16,181$23,841$12,195
Bachelors Degree$48,606$$49,471
Graduate Degree$63,438$49,464$63,813

$17,098

Average Earnings

$19,414

Average Male

$15,634

Average Female

Roma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roma Language by Age

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Roma Language

2.11% of Roma residents speak only English, while 97.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 97.89% of the population.

Roma Language

Roma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,3794,18236.75%
Other3088928.90%
White1818100.00%
Multiple1515100.00%

36.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.19%

Male Poverty Rate

38.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roma is White, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roma is Other, with 28.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.32%.

Roma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.47%
High School27.17%
Some College21.66%
Bachelors or Greater9.52%

Roma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.50%
Female Employed20.78%
Male Employed17.19%
Male Unemployed5.16%

Roma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,763$35,671
Families$24,527$37,456
Married Families$26,250-
Non Families$18,424$23,800
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Income by Household Type

Roma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Roma Married by Age and Sex

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Roma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Roma Marital Status by Race

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Roma Marital Status

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199

Number of Veterans

193

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War85
First Gulf War38
Vietnam24
Korea22
World War II

Roma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3453
75+51
35 to 5438
55 to 6433
65 to 7424

Roma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic1992.46%
White1992.55%

Roma Veterans by Race

Roma Veterans by Education

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9.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roma Veterans by Education

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49.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Roma Employment by Age

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Roma Employment by Race

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Roma Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.64%

Born in Roma

61.61%

Native Born

38.39%

Foreign Born

22.04%

Non Citizen

16.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

61.61% of Roma residents were born in the United States, with 55.64% having been born in Texas. 22.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Roma Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,624670.58%
202011,557670.58%
201911,490670.59%
201811,423190.17%
201711,404410.36%
201611,363670.59%
201511,296870.78%
201411,2091010.91%
201311,108700.63%
201211,038560.51%
201110,982910.84%
201010,8911,2741.25%
20009,6171,5581.78%
19908,0594,6759.06%
19803,3840.00%

Roma Population by Year