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Rome Jobs Overview

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2,845
Job Openings
5.3%
Unemployment Rate
$41,110
Median Base Salary
36k
Population

Rome has the 848th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Unemployment in the Rome area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Rome has the 362nd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Rome is below average at $41,110, and the median cost of a home in Rome is $122,900, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in Rome hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 72% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Rome. 80% of Rome workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Rome spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Rome Career Center, Georgia Department of Labor

462 Riverside Parkway NE
PO Box 5107
Rome, GA 30162
706-295-6051