Rome, Georgia 

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Population

36,764

-0.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$33,787

Median Home Price

$152,000

Median Age

35

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.6 / 6.7

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Rome, Georgia

Rome, Georgia is located in Floyd County providing residents entertainment options from exploring the Chieftains Museum to swimming at Ridge Ferry Park combined with shops like Mount Berry Square Mall and job prospects through Redmond Regional Medical Center. Small Southern town - Northwest Georgia, 65 miles northwest of Atlanta.
State: Georgia
County: Floyd County
Metro Area: Rome Metro Area
City: Rome
Zip Codes: 30165 30161 30149
Cost of Living: -19.1% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 603 ft above sea level

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Rome, Ga Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive downtown
Cost of living
Close to Atlanta
Cons
Low educational attainment
Crime rates
Arts and culture

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rome is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rome jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rome's cost of living is 19.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rome's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Rome, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Floyd county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 69.9% to 28.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rome's population is 36,764 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rome is Real Estate: $152,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.2%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Rome

It's a good time to buy in Rome. Home Appreciation is up 12.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Rome is $152,000.
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Reviews for Rome   10 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

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