|City of Rome|
|Motto: Center of It All|
Location within the state of New York
City of Rome
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|- Total||75. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 7 sq mi (196. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 0 km²)|
|- Land||74. To help compare Orders of magnitude of different geographical regions we list here areas between 1000 km2 and 10000 km2 9 sq mi (194. 1 km²)|
|- Water||0. 8 sq mi (1. 9 km²) 0. 99%|
|Elevation||456 ft (139 m)|
|- Density||466. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 4/sq mi (180. 1/km²)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0962840|
Rome is a city in Oneida County, New York, United States. The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during Daylight saving time ( DST UTC−4 is the Time offset used in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone in Canada in winter and the North American Eastern Time Zone during A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks Area code 315 is a Telephone Area code in Upstate New York. It Stretches from west of Syracuse to Little Falls, north to the Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status Oneida County is a County located in the US state of New York. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The population was 34,950 at the 2000 census. It is in New York's 24th congressional district. The 24th Congressional District of New York includes all or parts of Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Oneida The city is named after the Italian city of Rome. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2 It is sometimes nicknamed "The Copper City" on account of the brass and copper works founded by Paul Revere in 1801. Paul Revere (bap December 22, 1734 ( OS) / January 1 1735 (NS &ndash May 10, 1818) was an American Silversmith It is also mentioned in the famous song "Erie Canal," as "We'll make it to Rome 'fore six o'clock. "
The city is in the south-central part of the county. The Rome Sand Plains is a 15,000-acre inland pine barrens within the city, that consists of a mosaic of high sand dunes and low peat bogs, mixed northern hardwood forests, meadows and wetlands. Rome Sand Plains is a 15000-acre inland Pine barrens within the city of Rome in Oneida County New York consisting of a mosaic of high sand dunes and It is one of only a handful of inland pine barrens remaining in the United States. Pine barrens, also known as "pine plains" "sand plains" "pinelands" "pine bush" and "pitch pine-scrub oak barrens" occur throughout
Rome is a principal city of the Utica–Rome, New York Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Utica-Rome Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in central New York,
In the heart of the Leatherstocking Region made famous by James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales, Rome is known as the City of American History. James Fenimore Cooper (September 15 1789 &ndash September 14 1851 was a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century The Leatherstocking Tales is a series of novels by American Writer James Fenimore Cooper, each featuring the main hero
Native Americans called the area Deo-Wain-Sta, or The Great Carrying Place, referring to the portage between the Mohawk River and Wood Creek. Portage refers to the practice of carrying a Canoe or other Boat over land to avoid an obstacle on the water route (such as Rapids or a Waterfall The Mohawk River is a long River in the US state of New York. The portage was also known as the Oneida Carrying Place. Portage refers to the practice of carrying a Canoe or other Boat over land to avoid an obstacle on the water route (such as Rapids or a Waterfall The Oneida Carry was a Portage route between the Mohawk River and Wood Creek, used in Colonial America ( 1565 - 1776) Boats coming up the Mohawk River had to transfer their cargo (and boats) 1. 7 miles overland to continue west to Lake Ontario. Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. This important east/west trade route was later formalized by construction of the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal is a popular canal in New York state from the Hudson River to Lake Erie, approximately 360 miles connecting the Great Lakes
In 1758, Fort Stanwix was built to guard this strategic area. Fort Stanwix was a colonial fort whose construction was started on August 26[[ 758]] by British General John Stanwix, at the location of present-day
On July 4, 1817 construction on the Erie Canal began in Rome; in 1851, Jesse Williams founded America's first cheese factory. Events 836 - Pactum Sicardi, peace between the Principality of Benevento and the Duchy of Naples Year 1817 ( MDCCCXVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Erie Canal is a popular canal in New York state from the Hudson River to Lake Erie, approximately 360 miles connecting the Great Lakes Jesse Williams may refer to Jesse Williams (actor, American television actor Jesse Williams (athlete, American high jumper Cheese is a Food made from Milk, usually the milk of cows, Buffalo, Goats or sheep, by coagulation.
The City of Rome was incorporated in 1870.
Between 1951 and 1991, the Rome Air Development Center (RADC) was located at Griffiss AFB. The Rome Laboratory, formerly known as the Rome Air Development Center, is a Research and development lab run by the US Air Force located at Griffiss In 1991, the RADC was redesignated Rome Laboratory. The Rome Laboratory, formerly known as the Rome Air Development Center, is a Research and development lab run by the US Air Force located at Griffiss It remained active as the Griffiss AFB was closed as part of the Base Realignment and Closure process in 1993. Base Realignment and Closure (or BRAC) is a process of the United States federal government directed at the administration and operation of the Armed In 1997, Rome Laboratory was made part of the Air Force Research Laboratory and renamed the Rome Research Site. The RADC has been responsible for some of the United States Air Force's major technological accomplishments, especially in the area of radio communications. Radio is the transmission of signals by Modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of visible Light.
The Northeast Air Defense Sector (NEADS) is also located in Rome, on the site of the former Griffiss Air Force Base. The Northeast Air Defense Sector (NEADS is a component of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD located at what used to be Griffiss Air Force Base
Woodstock 1999 was held in Rome with the city once again making use of the former Griffiss Air Force Base site. Woodstock 1999, held July 23 - 25, 1999 was the second large-scale Music festival (after Woodstock '94) that attempted to emulate the
In July 2005, New York City developers, Park Drive Estates, purchased the former Woodhaven Housing- formerly the base housing for Griffiss Air Force officers and enlisted men, and are in the process of re-developing that land into a resort-style active adult community.
Rome is located at (43. 219469, -75. 463330).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 75. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 7 square miles (196. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 0 km²), of which, 74. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 9 square miles (194. 1 km²) of it is land and 0. 8 square miles (1. 9 km²) of it (0. 99%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 34,950 people, 13,653 households, and 8,328 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 466. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 4 people per square mile (180. 1/km²). There were 16,272 housing units at an average density of 217. 2/sq mi (83. 8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87. 85% White, 7. 58% African American, 0. 27% Native American, 0. 88% Asian, 0. 02% Pacific Islander, 1. 35% from other races, and 2. 05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4. 72% of the population.
There were 13,653 households out of which 28. 1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42. 6% were married couples living together, 13. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39. 0% were non-families. 33. 2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14. 6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 30 and the average family size was 2. 93.
In the city the population was spread out with 22. 1% under the age of 18, 8. 5% from 18 to 24, 29. 9% from 25 to 44, 22. 3% from 45 to 64, and 17. 2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 105. 1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105. 0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $33,643, and the median income for a family was $42,928. Males had a median income of $31,635 versus $23,899 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,604. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 12. 0% of families and 15. 0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 4% of those under age 18 and 7. 6% of those age 65 or over.