Rhome, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rhome, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Rhome had a population of 1,678 as of July 1, 2016. Rhome ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rhome is located at latitude 33.0789 and longitude -97.4932 in Wise County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rhome (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Wise County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Rhome (GNIS ID: 2410930) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rhome is located within Boyd-Rhome Division of Wise County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rhome population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rhome: Prairie Point, Rome.

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Rhome, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,678
Population in Households 1,678
Population in Familes 1,466
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 363
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 611
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 475
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 489 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $126,347
Average Home Value $153,214


Median Household Income $63,357
Average Household Income $75,630
Per Capita Income $26,177
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.55% 2.84%
Households 1.79% 2.84%
Families 1.91% 2.79%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rhome, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rhome to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 779 56th
Population Density1 # 1314 25th
Diversity Index2 # 872 50th
Median Household Income # 305 83rd
Per Capita Income # 553 68th

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