Rome, Georgia Population 2024

38,555

Rome is a city located in Floyd County Georgia. Rome has a 2024 population of 38,555. It is also the county seat of Floyd County.Rome is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually and its population has increased by 2.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,687 in 2020.

The average household income in Rome is $74,034 with a poverty rate of 22.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rome is 36.9 years, 36.1 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Rome Demographics

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

  • White: 56.35%
  • Black or African American: 24.81%
  • Two or more races: 10.06%
  • Other race: 5.16%
  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Native American: 1.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
31.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,222.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.3% (868)
The current population of Rome, Georgia is 38,555 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 37,687.

Rome, Georgia Population 2024

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rome Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,20056.35%
Black or African American9,33524.81%
Two or more races3,78310.06%
Other race1,9405.16%
Asian8272.2%
Native American5201.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander160.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rome Population by Race

Rome Population Pyramid 2024

Rome Median Age

36.9

Total

36.1

Male

37.9

Female

Rome Adults

There are 28,303 adults, (5,855 of whom are seniors) in Rome.

Rome Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rome Sex Ratio

Female20,17253.62%
Male17,44946.38%

Rome Population by Age

Rome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,5012.4950.949.1
Non Family5,8701.1635.664.4
Married5,3133.3481.418.6
Female2,7183.4624.975.1
Male6003.514852
showing: 5 rows

3.31

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

50.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rome Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rome Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.04%.

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

$35,154

Average Earnings

$39,874

Average Male

$31,668

Average Female

Rome Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rome Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rome Language

80.38% of Rome residents speak only English, while 19.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.6% of the population.

Rome Language

Rome Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,9273,38737.94%
White17,3332,49314.38%
Hispanic7,8071,57720.2%
Multiple3,7011,00527.15%
Other1,92932116.64%
Asian820182.2%
Islander16425%
showing: 7 rows

22.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.91%

Male Poverty Rate

22.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rome is Black, with 37.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rome is Asian, with 2.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.25%.

Rome Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.13%
High School26.76%
Some College17.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%
showing: 4 rows

Rome Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.51%
Female Unemployed22.26%
Female Employed13.72%
Male Employed8.88%
showing: 4 rows

Rome Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rome Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rome Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rome Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rome 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.

Rome Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rome Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,447

Number of Veterans

1,259

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rome Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rome Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rome Veterans by Race

Rome Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rome Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rome Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rome Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rome Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.14%

Born in Rome

87.63%

Native Born

12.37%

Foreign Born

8.97%

Non Citizen

3.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.63% of Rome residents were born in the United States, with 66.14% having been born in Georgia. 8.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rome Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202940,1603210.81%
202839,8393210.81%
202739,5183210.82%
202639,1973210.83%
202538,8763210.83%
202438,5553210.84%
202338,2343210.85%
202237,9133210.85%
202137,592-95-0.25%
202037,6879962.71%
201936,691700.19%
201836,6212280.63%
201736,3932880.8%
201636,1051550.43%
201535,950-15-0.04%
201435,965300.08%
201335,935-230-0.64%
201236,165-210-0.58%
201136,375-110-0.3%
201036,4851,5054.3%
200034,9804,65415.35%
199030,3261,4114.88%
198028,915-1,844-5.99%
197030,759-1,467-4.55%
196032,2262,6118.82%
195029,6153,33312.68%
194026,2824,43920.32%
193021,8438,59164.83%
192013,2521,1539.53%
191012,0994,80865.94%
19007,2913344.8%
18906,9573,08079.44%
18803,8771,12941.08%
18702,748-1,262-31.47%
18604,010
showing: 35 rows

Rome Population by Year