Income/capita 27%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 35%
Income per capita$21,789$26,678$29,829
Median household income$36,616$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,173$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,736$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$26,230$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$21,198$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate6.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level26.6%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rome is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rome is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rome is 35% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rome is 76% higher than the national average

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      Rome median earnings by income bracket

      Rome employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.0%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector23.6%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%12.1%
      Public administration5.1%4.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%0.8%
      Education, health & social services14.3%34.2%

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      Euharlee, GA4,214$58,0385%
      Taylorsville, GA175$49,16711%
      Lindale, GA4,415$42,32124%
      Plainville, GA365$41,25025%
      Cave Spring, GA1,319$38,28131%
      Rome, GA36,340$36,61634%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Indian Trail, NC36,357$72,72631%
      Brighton, CO36,307$62,31613%
      Lewiston, ME36,277$38,19931%
      Gadsden, AL36,235$30,49645%
      Wake Forest, NC36,472$81,20047%
      Rome, GA36,340$36,61634%
      Source: The Rome, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).