Rome City is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,377 people and just one neighborhood, Rome City is the 266th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Rome City was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Rome City, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.32% of Rome City’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Rome City is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rome City who work in office and administrative support (10.81%), personal care services (9.03%) and management occupations (8.87%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Rome City is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Rome City’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Rome City has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Rome City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rome City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rome City may be for you.
Being a small town, Rome City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.