Rome, Georgia 

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Population

36,323

20% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Median Income

$33,787

Avg. Home Price

$104,500

Best Places to Live in Rome, Georgia

Small Southern town - Northwest Georgia, 65 miles northwest of Atlanta
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
-Close to Atlanta
Cons
-Low educational attainment
-Crime rates
-Arts and culture

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What Bert Has To Say About Rome Metro Area

Rome, a typical Mid-sized Southern town, is located near an attractive area of mountains, rivers, and lakes in northwest Georgia. A city of seven hills like its Italian namesake, Rome has roots in agriculture, textile and carpet milling. There are some typical homes and landmarks of the 19th century South, and Rome did win a National Trust for Historic Preservation Great American Main Street award for revamping its historic core. Most entertainment and leisure activity is connected to water and mountain areas nearby, although there are minor league sports and a few other amenities in town.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Georgia
County: Floyd County
Metro Area: Rome Metro Area
City: Rome
Zip Codes: 30165 30161 30149
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 603 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rome is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rome jobs have increased by 0.26%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rome's cost of living is 13.60% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Rome's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Rome's population is 36,323 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.78%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rome is $104,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -9.78%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Rome public schools spend $8,491 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Rome. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Rome

It's a good time to buy in Rome. Home Appreciation is up 3.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Rome Real Estate.

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Reviews for Rome    11 Reviews
New Jersey transplant loves Rome. - 12/10/2017
I moved to Rome Georgia with my wife almost 30 years ago from New Jersey and raised four children in this wonderful community. It is a beautiful place to... (Read More)

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Climate - 6/29/2014
Climate is very comfortable. Some humidity, but overall, it isn't too hot or... (Read More)

No one connected with Islam? - 6/24/2010
In the religion states it has 0.00% connected with Islam in Rome, GA. Wake up ROME!I don't no where this came from but Islam in Rome is alive and well. There are small... (Read More)
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ZIP CODES IN ROME, GEORGIA
30165 30161 30149