Romulus, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Romulus, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Romulus had a population of 24,272 as of July 1, 2018. Romulus ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Romulus is located at latitude 42.2236 and longitude -83.366 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Romulus (see map below) encompass a land area of 35.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 659 feet.

The City of Romulus (GNIS ID: 1627000) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


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Romulus, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 24,272
Population in Households 23,999
Population in Familes 19,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density2 682
Diversity Index3 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,697
Average Household Income $59,515
Per Capita Income $22,796

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,839 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,334 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 806 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $90,612
Average Home Value $112,671
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,173
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 6,181
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% -0.09%
Households 0.26% 0.0%
Families 0.09% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Romulus, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Romulus to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 50 93rd
Population Density # 447 36th
Diversity Index # 25 96th
Median Household Income # 304 56th
Per Capita Income # 434 37th

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