Rome Essex County, New York

Rome: City in New York, United States

About

Rome is a city located in the county of Essex in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 33,725 and a population density of 172 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 32,145 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1869.

Rome Quick Facts

Population : 32,145 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Essex County
Postal code : 13440
Phone Area Codes : 315
Area : 195.95 km2
Altitude : 456 feet / 139 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1870 (152 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:35:32 (5th October 2022)
Density : 164 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.92% (2010-2020)
Rome locator map
Location of Rome on New York map.
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Geography

Rome is located at 44°26'26"N 73°41'17"W (44.4406000, -73.6881900).

Rome map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rome decreased by 4.92% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,725 - census
2011 33,535 -0.57% estimation process
2012 32,899 -1.93% estimation process
2013 32,774 -0.38% estimation process
2014 32,563 -0.65% estimation process
2015 32,379 -0.57% estimation process
2016 32,253 -0.39% estimation process
2017 32,255 0.01% estimation process
2018 32,176 -0.25% estimation process
2019 32,148 -0.09% estimation process
2020 32,145 -0.01% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 16,606
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,635
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 17,191
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,636
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.1%
People over 65 (%) : 23.7%
Female persons, % : 49.7%
White only, percent : 95.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.2%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,396
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 9,718

Rome zip code is 13440. County name: Oneida, County fips: 36065

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 9,718
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $271,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,431
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $440
2015-2019 median gross rent : $789
Permits for construction, 2020 : 31
2015-2019 Households : 7,782
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.07
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 75,187
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 59,982
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 58,876
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 205,432
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,197
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,068
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,123
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.8%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 852
2019 total employment : 5,135
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 197,505
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,296
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,663
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,429
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 740
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 53
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,526
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 360
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,172
2010 population per square mile : 5.6
2010 land area in square miles : 2,803.06

People born in Rome (51)

People born in Rome, including basketball player, coach, executive Pat Riley, equestrian Bruce Davidson, politician Wilson S. Bissell, .

List

  • Benjamin Wright Raymond (American politician (1801-1883)) he was born in 15/06/1801
  • Asa S. Bushnell (Republican politician from Ohio (1834-1904)) he was born in 16/09/1834
  • Jerry Cook (American racing driver) he was born in 31/07/1945
  • Charles H. Larrabee (American politician (1820-1883)) he was born in 09/11/1820
  • Roberta Guaspari (American musician) she was born in 15/09/1947
  • Stuart N. Lake (American writer) he was born in 23/09/1889
  • Tim Sestito (American ice hockey player) he was born in 28/08/1984
  • Alonzo J. Edgerton (Politician, Judge) he was born in 07/06/1827
  • Larry Sonsini (American lawyer) he was born in 01/01/1942
  • Norman B. Judd (American congressman for Illinois) he was born in 10/01/1815
  • Craig Johnson (American football player and coach) he was born in 03/03/1960
  • David Townsend (American politician) he was born in 14/04/1943
  • Don Healy (American football player) he was born in 28/08/1936
  • Frances Fuller Victor (American historian, poet, novelist, and journalist) she was born in 23/05/1826
  • Francis A. Mallison (Longtime reporter for the Brooklyn Eagle; he and editor Joseph Howard, Jr. organized the "Great Civil War Gold Hoax".) he was born in 13/03/1832
  • Frank O. Fournia (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 01/01/1873
  • George Hodges (American theologian) he was born in 01/01/1856
  • Harold Bell Wright (American writer) he was born in 04/05/1872

Schools in Rome

College & universities near Rome, NY

Code Name City ZIP
190053 Clinton Community College Plattsburgh (NY) 12901

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rome, NY

Code Name Address Type
PRK Port Kent station Hwy 373 & Back Rd RAIL
LPD Lake Placid, New York 1 Mirror Lake Drive BUS
WSP Westport station Hwy 9N and Ledge Hill Rd RAIL
PLB Plattsburgh station Bridge and Dock Sts. RAIL
ESX Essex Junction station 29 Railroad Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Rome

Post Office Name City ZIP
Au Sable Fork Post Office Au Sable Forks (NY) 12912

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Rome , Georgia county seat of Floyd County, Georgia, United States with a population of 36,764 people.
  • Rome , Wisconsin census-designated place in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 2,784 people.
  • Rome , Illinois unincorporated census-designated place in Illinois, United States with a population of 1,596 people.
  • Rome , Maine city in Maine, USA with a population of 1,013 people.
  • Rome , Pennsylvania borough in Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 400 people.
  • Rome , Iowa city in Iowa, United States with a population of 117 people.
  • Rome , Ohio village in Ohio, USA with a population of 95 people.

Other cities in Essex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Essex County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Stillwater 9,092 Town in New York, United States
North Elba 8,118 Town in New York
Ticonderoga 4,728 Town in New York
Moriah 4,453 Human settlement in Essex County, New York, United States of America
Jay 2,397 Town in New York, United States
Lake Placid 2,356 Town in Essex County, New York, United States
Willsboro 1,963 Human settlement in Essex County, New York, United States of America
Crown Point 1,875 Town in New York
Keeseville 1,750 Village in both Clinton County as Essex County, New York, United States of America
Wilmington 1,269 Town in New York, USA
Westport 1,239 Town in New York, USA
Port Henry 1,148 Village in New York, USA
Elizabethtown 1,093 Human settlement in Essex County, New York, United States of America
Keene 1,060 Town in New York
Schroon Lake 833 Town in Essex County, New York
Baldwin 791 Census designated place in New York, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Rome distances to largest New York cities