Rome, NY

Rome profile

Living in Rome

Rome is a medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 32,148 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Rome is the 31st largest community in New York.

Rome is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rome is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rome who work in office and administrative support (12.73%), sales jobs (10.68%), and healthcare (7.27%).

Also of interest is that Rome has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the benefits of Rome is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.17 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The education level of Rome citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.16% of adults in Rome have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rome in 2018 was $25,933, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,732 for a family of four. However, Rome contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Rome is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Rome include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.

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