Roma, Texas Population 2022

11,921
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Roma is a city located in Starr County Texas. Roma has a 2020 population of 11,921. Roma is currently growing at a rate of 1.53% annually and its population has increased by 3.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,561 in 2010.

The average household income in Roma is $35,671 with a poverty rate of 39.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $447 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 Romawas:

  • White: 85.68%
  • Two or more races: 12.46%
  • Other race: 1.86%
  • 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 11,921 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,561.

Roma, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,79185.68%
Some Other Race2121.86%
Two or More Races1,42412.46%
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Roma Population by Race

Roma Population Pyramid 2022

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Roma Median Age

31.2


Total

30.2


Male

33.5


Female

Roma Adults

There are 7,839 adults, (1,963 of whom are seniors) in Roma.

Roma Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Roma Sex Ratio

Female

6,398

55.99%

Male

5,029

44.01%

Roma Population by Age

Roma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Roma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.1%14.9%
Married70.6%29.4%
All63.3%36.7%
Female58.1%41.9%
Non Family53%47%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0453.7563.3
Married1,3804.2470.6
Male674.8485.1
Female9474.7758.1
Non Family6511.1353

4.41

Average Family Size

3.75

Average Household Size

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Roma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,29334.44%
9th to 12th Grade81112.18%
High School Graduate1,77826.70%
Some College74711.22%
Associates Degree2674.01%
Bachelors Degree5858.79%
Graduate Degree1772.66%
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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
2+ Races767382147
Hispanic6,6583,554762
Other Race151233

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 53.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 19.17%.

Roma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,866$21,135$16,989
Less Than 9th Grade$15,310$18,257$13,644
High School Graduate$18,192$19,046$16,941
Some College$19,735$26,462$13,443
Bachelors Degree$52,065$60,712$49,396
Graduate Degree$49,542$67,857$49,417

$18,866

Average Earnings

$21,135

Average Male

$16,989

Average Female

Roma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roma Language by Age

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Roma Language

2.60% of Roma residents speak only English, while 97.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 97.40% of the population.

Roma Language

Roma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Other53NaN%
Multiple1,42484859.55%
Hispanic11,4274,47339.14%

39.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.01%

Male Poverty Rate

40.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roma

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roma is Hispanic, with 39.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.99%.

Roma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.24%
High School25.20%
Some College15.78%
Bachelors or Greater9.84%

Roma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.36%
Male Unemployed4.65%
Female Employed19.80%
Female Unemployed60.11%

Roma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,138$34,706
Families$26,303$37,796
Married Families$27,987-
Non Families$17,567$21,013
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Income by Household Type

Roma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

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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225

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War87
First Gulf War42
Vietnam77
Korea11
World War II

Roma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3453
35 to 5442
55 to 6430
65 to 7477
75+23

Roma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1712.52%
2+ Races546.21%
Hispanic2252.87%

Roma Veterans by Race

Roma Veterans by Education

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2.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roma Veterans by Education

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50.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

8.5%

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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59.11%

Born in Roma

63.81%

Native Born

36.19%

Foreign Born

19.12%

Non Citizen

17.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.81% of Roma residents were born in the United States, with 59.11% having been born in Texas. 19.12% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19803,3840.00%
19908,0594,6759.06%
20009,6171,5581.78%
20109,7651480.15%
20119,9451801.84%
201210,1251801.81%
201310,3051801.78%
201410,4851801.75%
201510,6651801.72%
201610,8451801.69%
201711,0251801.66%
201811,2051801.63%
201911,3851801.61%
202011,5611761.55%
202111,7411801.56%
202211,9211801.53%

Roma Population by Year