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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C-
Rome is a town in Maine with a population of 1,061. Rome is in Kennebec County. Living in Rome offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Rome and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Rome are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$190,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$657
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Rome

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,500
National
$55,322
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Rome Reviews

1 review
I love how quiet it is. Rome has some wonderful trails to hike and some beautiful waterfronts. its also close enough to a few bigger cities so you never have to travel to far for something.
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