Romulus, Michigan Population 2022

25,416
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Romulus is a city located in Wayne County Michigan. Romulus has a 2020 population of 25,416. Romulus is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,178 in 2010.

The average household income in Romulus is $62,491 with a poverty rate of 12.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $913 per month, and the median house value is $109,900. The median age in Romulus is 35.5 years, 32.9 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Romulus Demographics

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

  • White: 53.93%
  • Black or African American: 40.75%
  • Two or more races: 3.22%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Romulus, Michigan is 25,416 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,178.

Romulus, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,69853.93%
Black or African American9,59440.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.04%
Asian2300.98%
Some Other Race2551.08%
Two or More Races7583.22%
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Romulus Population by Race

Romulus Population Pyramid 2022

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Romulus Median Age

36.5


Total

33


Male

37.9


Female

Romulus Adults

There are 17,507 adults, (3,285 of whom are seniors) in Romulus.

Romulus Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Romulus Sex Ratio

Female

11,872

50.42%

Male

11,672

49.58%

Romulus Population by Age

Romulus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Romulus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Male64.4%35.6%
Female44.7%55.3%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Romulus Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7692.6669.2
Married3,7903.2881.3
Male6013.2664.4
Female1,3773.6444.7
Non Family3,0011.3166.2

3.3

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Romulus Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3622.34%
9th to 12th Grade1,2978.38%
High School Graduate5,47135.34%
Some College4,21427.22%
Associates Degree1,1867.66%
Bachelors Degree2,14413.85%
Graduate Degree8075.21%
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Romulus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Romulus Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian19712586
2+ Races376353149
Black5,6955,2531,218
White8,8507,8451,485
Hispanic35825013
Other Race13581
Native American9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.65%.

Romulus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,324$50,190$32,765
Less Than 9th Grade$32,375$41,157$26,971
High School Graduate$32,620$41,780$26,198
Some College$39,063$49,079$34,545
Bachelors Degree$55,840$64,420$43,063
Graduate Degree$38,811$62,708$38,125

$39,324

Average Earnings

$50,190

Average Male

$32,765

Average Female

Romulus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Romulus Language by Age

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Romulus Language

94.32% of Romulus residents speak only English, while 5.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Romulus Language

Romulus Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native99100.00%
Hispanic76111014.45%
Black9,5891,34714.05%
White11,8661,34811.36%
Other2NaN%
Multiple756162.12%

12.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.94%

Male Poverty Rate

13.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Romulus

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Romulus is Multiple, with 2.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.06%.

Romulus Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.60%
High School10.32%
Some College8.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%

Romulus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.73%
Male Unemployed12.18%
Female Employed5.61%
Female Unemployed22.46%

Romulus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Romulus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,314$68,640
Families$71,109$77,891
Married Families$85,530-
Non Families$32,664$48,170
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Income by Household Type

Romulus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Romulus Married by Age and Sex

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Romulus 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 45-54.

Romulus Marital Status by Race

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Romulus Marital Status

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1,199

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War128
First Gulf War226
Vietnam426
Korea166
World War II

Romulus Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3437
35 to 54220
55 to 64289
65 to 74365
75+288

Romulus Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8518.57%
Black3094.65%
Asian83.76%
Other Race147.45%
2+ Races173.31%
Hispanic316.49%

Romulus Veterans by Race

Romulus Veterans by Education

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3.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Romulus Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Romulus Employment by Age

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Romulus Employment by Race

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Romulus 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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83.79%

Born in Romulus

96.87%

Native Born

3.13%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

1.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.87% of Romulus residents were born in the United States, with 83.79% having been born in Michigan. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Romulus Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19408000.00%
19603,5002,7007.66%
197022,90019,40020.66%
198024,8571,9570.82%
199022,897-1,960-0.82%
200022,979820.04%
201023,9891,0100.43%
201124,1081190.50%
201224,2271190.49%
201324,3461190.49%
201424,4651190.49%
201524,5841190.49%
201624,7031190.48%
201724,8221190.48%
201824,9411190.48%
201925,0601190.48%
202025,1781180.47%
202125,2971190.47%
202225,4161190.47%

Romulus Population by Year