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Rome is a township in Davison County, in the Mitchell metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Rome. For links to other places called Rome, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Rome is 43.045N. The longitude is -98.037W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,611 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 234.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rome demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Davison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57331 ZIP code.
62% of Rome residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rome ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rome was $21,652, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Rome residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rome, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $250. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $875.
Davison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rome political report.
The average commute time for Rome workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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