Rome, NY
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Rome profile

Living in Rome

Rome is a medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 31,974 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Rome is the 40th largest community in New York.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Rome telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.59% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The education level of Rome citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.91% of adults 25 and older in Rome have a college degree.

The per capita income in Rome in 2018 was $27,240, 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 $108,960 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 Italian.