Roma, TX Population

Population: 9,617. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,900 (+13.3% change)
Males: 4,499 (46.8%), Females: 5,118 (53.2%)

Zip code: 78584

Median resident age: 27.7 years
Median household income: $15,563
Median house value: $45,700

Races in Roma:

  • Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Other race (7.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (1.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: .

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Roma

  • High school or higher: 31.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roma city

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

48.3% Foreign born (48.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,250 (+14.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Roma:

  • STARR COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • MISSION HOSPITAL INC (about 48 miles; MISSION, TX)
  • MC ALLEN HEART HOSP (about 55 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Roma:

  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 56 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • LAREDO INTL (about 84 miles; LAREDO, TX; Abbreviation: LRD)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 95 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Roma:

  • RIO GRANDE CITY MUNI (about 12 miles; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Abbreviation: 67R)
  • ZAPATA COUNTY (about 42 miles; ZAPATA, TX; Abbreviation: T86)
  • EDINBURG INTL (about 62 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Abbreviation: 25R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roma:

  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 58 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • LAREDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; LAREDO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,449)
  • TEXAS A & M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; LAREDO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 93 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 109 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 109 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,556)

Schools

Public high schools in Roma:

  • ROMA H S (Students: 1,534; Location: 703 N GLADIATOR BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ACCELERATED LRN ACAD (Students: 5; Location: 703 N GLADIATOR BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Roma:

  • ROMA MIDDLE (Students: 963; Location: 703 N GLADIATOR BLVD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • ROMA INT (Students: 926; Location: 703 N GLADIATOR BLVD; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • SCOTT EL (Students: 600; Location: 703 N GLADIATOR BLVD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • VERA EL (Students: 600; Location: 703 N GLADIATOR BLVD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • BARRERA EL (Students: 581; Location: 703 N GLADIATOR BLVD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • YNES B ESCOBAR EL (Students: 578; Location: 703 N GLADIATOR BLVD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • A S CANAVAN EL (Students: 424; Location: 703 N GLADIATOR BLVD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • INSTR & GUIDE CTR (Students: 12; Location: 703 N GLADIATOR BLVD; Grades: 06 – 12)