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Rome City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Rome City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Noble County at latitude 41.4891 and longitude -85.3599. Noble County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Rome City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rome City, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rome City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Rome City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.99 sq. miles.

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Rome City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,370
Population in Households 1,370
Population in Familes 1,145
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,185
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 571
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 404
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 855 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 409 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 284 (33.2%)
Median Home Value $128,226
Average Home Value $185,854


Median Household Income $45,320
Average Household Income $56,817
Per Capita Income $22,648
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% 0.2%
Households 0.33% 0.21%
Families 0.65% 0.15%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Rome City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rome City to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 285 58th
Population Density1 # 393 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 512 26th
Median Household Income # 404 41st
Per Capita Income # 324 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.