Rome, Iowa Population 2024

117

Rome is a city located in Henry County Iowa. Rome has a 2024 population of 117. Rome is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 1.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 115 in 2020.

The average household income in Rome is $42,666 with a poverty rate of 12.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rome is 47.8 years, 47.4 years for males, and 48.7 years for females.

Rome Demographics

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

  • White: 95.83%
  • Two or more races: 4.17%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
940.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.74% (2)
The current population of Rome, Iowa is 117 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 115.

Rome, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6995.83%
Two or more races34.17%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Rome Population by Race

Rome Population Pyramid 2024

Rome Median Age

47.8

Total

47.4

Male

48.7

Female

Rome Adults

There are 59 adults, (9 of whom are seniors) in Rome.

Rome Age Dependency

44

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Rome Sex Ratio

Female3447.22%
Male3852.78%

Rome Population by Age

Rome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All352.0668.631.4
Non Family1805050
Married142.8685.714.3
Male251000
Female141000
showing: 5 rows

2.76

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rome Households and Families

Male

Female

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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

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.51%.

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,679

Average Earnings

$28,854

Average Male

$23,250

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

100% of Rome residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Rome Language

Rome Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White69913.04%
showing: 1 rows

12.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.42%

Male Poverty Rate

5.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rome is White, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rome is White, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 5.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.78%.

Rome Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater50%
High School11.76%
Some College8.33%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Rome Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed3.85%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Rome Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rome Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rome Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

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 Over 65.

Rome Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rome Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Rome Veterans by War

count

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Rome Veterans by Age

count

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Rome Veterans by Race

Rome Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

42.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rome Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

72.3%

Employment Rate

0%

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

77.78%

Born in Rome

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Rome residents were born in the United States, with 77.78% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rome Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912210.83%
202812110.83%
202712010.84%
202611910.85%
202511810.85%
202411710.86%
202311610.87%
202211510.88%
2021114-1-0.87%
2020115-1-0.86%
2019116-1-0.85%
2018117-1-0.85%
201711821.72%
2016116-1-0.85%
2015117
201411721.74%
2013115
2012115-1-0.86%
2011116
2010116
showing: 20 rows

Rome Population by Year