Rome City, Indiana

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Rome City, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Rome City, Indiana

Comparing Rome City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Age of the Population 5 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 7 7
People Above Poverty 6 5
College Educated Adults 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Short Commute Times 4 4
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Affordability of Rents 3 3
People Living Alone 2 1

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Rome City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NW of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Noble
Standard Zip Codes 46784
Phone Area Codes 260
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.496
Longitude -85.376

Rome City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station GARRETT 1 S
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station AUBURN 2 SSE
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
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Rome City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,615 100%
Male 814 50.4%
Female 801 49.6%
Under 18 405 25.1%
18+ 1,210 74.9%
65+ 194 12%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,588 98.3%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 14 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.6%

Estimated Rome City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,645
Growth 30
Growth % 1.9%

Rome City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 28.4%
US/American 27.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
English 8.3%
Irish 8.1%
Dutch 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Scottish 2%
Polish 1.9%
Italian 1.4%
European 0.9%
French Canadian 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Hungarian 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Greek 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rome City 1,615 $46,591
Albion 2,284 $43,438
Kendallville 9,616 $42,341
Lagrange 2,919 $39,038
Ligonier 4,357 $42,757
Topeka 1,159 $42,232
Wolcottville 933 $36,458
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