Rome, GA

Rome profile

Living in Rome

Rome is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 36,716 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Rome is the 18th largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities, Rome isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rome are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rome is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rome who work in office and administrative support (9.56%), sales jobs (8.89%), and healthcare (8.76%).

The percentage of people in Rome who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.88% of adults in Rome have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rome in 2018 was $25,822, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,288 for a family of four. However, Rome contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Rome is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rome home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rome residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Rome also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.19% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rome include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Rome is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.