Rome, New York Population 2022

32,064
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Rome is a city located in Oneida County New York. Rome has a 2020 population of 32,064. Rome is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -4.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,726 in 2010.

The average household income in Rome is $61,742 with a poverty rate of 19.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $759 per month, and the median house value is $98,400. The median age in Rome is 39.1 years, 38.7 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Rome Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Romewas:

  • White: 88.24%
  • Black or African American: 6.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rome, New York is 32,064 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,064.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,726.

Rome, New York Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021287,596-1,197-0.42%
2020288,793-1,197-0.41%
2019289,990-1,197-0.41%
2018291,187-987-0.34%
2017292,174-637-0.22%
2016292,811-1,105-0.38%
2015293,916-2,066-0.70%
2014295,982-1,248-0.42%
2013297,230-762-0.26%
2012297,992-612-0.21%
2011298,604-622-0.21%
2010299,2260.00%

Rome Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,46088.24%
Black or African American2,0556.37%
Two or More Races9372.91%
Asian4381.36%
Some Other Race3241.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.12%
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Rome Population by Race

Rome Population Pyramid $2022

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Rome Median Age

39.1


Total

38.7


Male

39.7


Female

Rome Adults

There are 25,288 adults, (5,746 of whom are seniors) in Rome.

Rome Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rome Sex Ratio

Female

15,952

49.46%

Male

16,301

50.54%

Rome Population by Age

Rome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rome Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37.8%62.2%
Non Family41%59%
Male42.3%57.7%
All54.9%45.1%
Married79%21%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rome Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8032.3354.9
Non Family5,4201.2341
Married4,8143.0979
Female1,9163.2937.8
Male6533.1642.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Rome Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9744.24%
9th to 12th Grade2,43010.58%
High School Graduate7,57633.00%
Some College4,79820.90%
Associates Degree2,32110.11%
Bachelors Degree2,96912.93%
Graduate Degree1,8908.23%
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Rome Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,70817,2684,394
Black1,399855176
Hispanic1,228916164
2+ Races42636274
Asian27820677
Other Race20913917
Native American39194

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.70%.

Rome Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,188$40,831$29,611
Less Than 9th Grade$15,775$20,048$14,672
High School Graduate$30,411$32,266$26,802
Some College$33,304$45,540$26,622
Bachelors Degree$50,123$62,545$38,047
Graduate Degree$56,713$56,397$56,858

$33,188

Average Earnings

$40,831

Average Male

$29,611

Average Female

Rome Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rome Language by Age

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Rome Language

92.20% of Rome residents speak only English, while 7.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.51% of the population.

Rome Language

Rome Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,8654,93119.06%
Black1,30837728.82%
Multiple91629732.42%
Hispanic1,73928516.39%
Other13NaN%
Native311238.71%
Asian42130.71%

19.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.21%

Male Poverty Rate

20.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rome is Native, with 38.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rome is Hispanic, with 16.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.32%.

Rome Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.65%
High School16.95%
Some College15.80%
Bachelors or Greater5.18%

Rome Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.25%
Female Employed11.56%
Female Unemployed10.89%
Male Employed5.86%

Rome Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rome Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,120$61,742
Families$63,518$76,444
Married Families$76,149$93,088
Non Families$30,309$39,072
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Income by Household Type

Rome Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rome Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Rome Marital Status by Race

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Rome Marital Status

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2,653

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam972
Second Gulf War493
First Gulf War485
Korea240
World War II110

Rome Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74773
75+568
35 to 54520
55 to 64513
18 to 34279

Rome Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,44910.87%
Black1318.09%
2+ Races5610.89%
Hispanic513.59%
Other Race156.47%
Native American25.13%

Rome Veterans by Race

Rome Veterans by Education

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7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rome Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Rome Employment by Age

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Rome Employment by Race

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Rome 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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80.63%

Born in Rome

96.64%

Native Born

3.36%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

2.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.64% of Rome residents were born in the United States, with 80.63% having been born in New York. 1.03% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202232,064-28-0.09%
202132,092-28-0.09%
202032,120-28-0.09%
201932,148-28-0.09%
201832,176-79-0.24%
201732,25520.01%
201632,253-126-0.39%
201532,379-184-0.57%
201432,563-211-0.64%
201332,774-125-0.38%
201232,899-636-1.90%
201133,535-191-0.57%
201033,726-1,224-0.36%
200034,950-9,400-2.35%
199044,3505240.12%
198043,826-6,322-1.34%
197050,148-1,498-0.29%
196051,6469,9642.17%
195041,6827,4681.99%
194034,2141,8760.57%
193032,3385,9972.07%
192026,3415,8442.54%
191020,4975,1542.94%
190015,3433520.23%
189014,9912,7972.09%
188012,1941,1941.04%
187011,0007,41611.87%
18603,5840.00%

Rome Population by Year