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Rome is a township in Jefferson County, in the Mount Vernon metro area.
The latitude of Rome is 38.430N. The longitude is -88.976W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 528 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,831.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rome demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62830 ZIP code.
21% of Rome residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rome ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rome was $18,403, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Rome residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rome, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $160. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $788.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rome political report.
The average commute time for Rome workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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