Romulus Wayne County, Michigan

Romulus: City in Wayne County, Michigan

About

Romulus is a city located in the county of Wayne in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 23,989 and a population density of 258 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 23,528 inhabitants.

The city was created 196 years ago in 1825.

Romulus Quick Facts

Population : 23,528 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Wayne County
Postal code : 48174
Phone Area Codes : 734
Area : 93.12 km2
Altitude : 659 feet / 201 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1826 (196 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 17:46:39 (21st May 2022)
Density : 253 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.96% (2010-2020)
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Location of Romulus on Michigan map.
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Geography

Romulus is located at 42°13'20"N 83°23'48"W (42.2222600, -83.3966000).

Romulus map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Romulus decreased by 1.96% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 23,989 - census
2011 23,804 -0.78% estimation process
2012 23,739 -0.27% estimation process
2013 23,541 -0.84% estimation process
2014 23,563 0.09% estimation process
2015 23,514 -0.21% estimation process
2016 23,472 -0.18% estimation process
2017 23,505 0.14% estimation process
2018 23,557 0.22% estimation process
2019 23,573 0.07% estimation process
2020 23,528 -0.19% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,037
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,618
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -14.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,646
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,683
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.4%
People over 65 (%) : 16.1%
Female persons, % : 52.4%
White only, percent : 16.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 81.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 0.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 16.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 353
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.8%

Romulus zip code is 48174. County name: Wayne, County fips: 26163

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $76,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $911
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $368
2015-2019 median gross rent : $693
2015-2019 Households : 3,483
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.66
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 79.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 59.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,217
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 45,415
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,893
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 157,148
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,974
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $28,941
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $16,911
Percentage of people living in poverty : 29.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 911
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 463
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 362
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 621
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 241
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 69
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 771
2010 population per square mile : 1,246.4
2010 land area in square miles : 8.57
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $331,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,988
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $588
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,167
2015-2019 Households : 2,718
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 1.95
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 77.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 76.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 44,797
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 90,556
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,345
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 132,525
2012 total retail sales per capita : $24,841
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $77,708
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $49,553
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,509
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,054
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 280
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 131
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,287
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 138
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,168
2010 population per square mile : 7,016.3
2010 land area in square miles : 0.76

People born in Romulus (6)

People born in Romulus, including basketball player John Long, basketball player Terry Mills, basketball player Devin Searcy, .

List

  • Frank Sacka (baseball player) he was born in 30/08/1924
  • Julius Long (American boxer) he was born in 28/05/1977
  • Charley Lau (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 12/04/1933

Schools in Romulus

College & universities near Romulus, MI

Code Name City ZIP
247153 Dorsey School of Business-Wayne Wayne (MI) 48184

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Romulus, MI

Code Name Address Type
GFV Greenfield Village, Michigan 20900 Oakwood Blvd. RAIL
DER John D. Dingell Transit Center 16121 Michigan Ave. RAIL
ARB Ann Arbor station 325 Depot Street RAIL
DET Detroit 11 West Baltimore Ave. RAIL
ROY Royal Oak station 202 South Sherman Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Romulus

Post Office Name City ZIP
Romulu Post Office Romulus (MI) 48174

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Wayne County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wayne County , MI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Detroit 665,369 Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County
Dearborn 93,367 City in Michigan, USA
Livonia 93,189 City in Wayne County, Michigan, United States
Canton 86,825 Charter township in Wayne County, Michigan
Westland 81,116 City in Michigan, USA
Taylor 60,576 City in Michigan, United States
Dearborn Heights 55,027 City in Michigan, USA
Redford 49,936 Charter township in Wayne County, Michigan
Lincoln Park 36,066 City in Wayne County in the U.
Northville 29,359 City in Michigan
Southgate 29,135 City in Wayne County in the state of Michigan
Allen Park 26,751 City in Michigan, USA
Garden City 26,408 City in Wayne County of the U.
Wyandotte 25,156 Town in Michigan, USA
Inkster 24,115 City in Wayne County, Michigan, United States of America
Hamtramck 21,438 City in Michigan

Distance to Other Cities

Romulus distances to largest Michigan cities