Rome, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 16,294 housing units in Rome. This represents a 2.2% decline from 16,661 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 13,731 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 2,563 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Rome is about 57%. Rome's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 16.1%. Average household size is 2.3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Rome were built after 1950.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom15.40%
Two Bedrooms30.60%
Three Bedrooms37.80%
Four Bedrooms11.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1949
Median Value of occupied units$66,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$55,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.08
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$357

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage4.80%
Home Equity Loan8.80%
Simple Mortgage44.10%
Debt Free41.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.2%