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Roome is a township in Polk County, in the Grand Forks metro area.
The latitude of Roome is 47.716N. The longitude is -96.802W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 185.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Roome demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk 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 56523 ZIP code.
12% of Roome residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roome ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roome was $19,929, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Roome residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Roome, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $821.
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roome political report.
The average commute time for Roome workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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