Town Directory

Town of Romulus

1435 Prospect Street
Post Office Box 177
Willard, New York 14588
(607) 869-9326

Directory of Town Officials and Employees


South Seneca Ambulance
2011 Route-96A
Ovid, New York 14521
Phone: (607) 869-5313

Fire Departments

Ovid Fire Department
2136 Brown Street
Ovid, New York 14521
Phone: (607) 869-5560

Romulus Fire Department
2010 Cayuga Street
Romulus, New York 14541
Phone: (607) 869-5282

Varick Fire Department
4682 Route 96-A
Geneva, New York 14456
Phone: (315) 585-9535

Fire Chief:

Fire Chief: Stacey Bennett

Fire Chief:

Highway Departments

Romulus Highway Department
6804 County Road 129
Ovid, New York 14521
Phone: (607) 869-9578

Seneca County Highway Department
2017 County Road 135A
Romulus, New York 14541
Phone: (607) 869-3964

Superintendent: Daryl Morrell

Superintendent: Roy Gates


Romulus Central School
5705 Route 96
Romulus, New York 14541
Phone: (866) 810-0345

South Seneca Central School
7263 Main Street
Ovid, New York 14521
Phone: (607) 869-9636

Superintendent: Martin Rotz

Superintendent: Stephen Parker Zielinski


As of the census of 2010, there were 4,316 people, 821 households, and 576 families residing in the town. The population density was 114.2 people per square mile (44.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 66.5% White, 29.2% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 2.8% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.2% of the population.

There were 821 households, out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 17.2% under the age of 20, 13.0% from 20 to 24, 39.6% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 264.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 324.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $56,705, and the median income for a family was $63,676. Males had a median income of $37,177 versus $30,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,396. About 3.8% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

There were 1,101 housing units at an average density of 29.1 per square mile (11.2/km2). 25.4% of housing units were vacant.

There were 821 occupied housing units in the town. 571 were owner-occupied units (69.5%), while 250 were renter-occupied (30.5%). The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.5% of total units. The rental unit vacancy rate was 12.2%.

NOTE: It is common for resort communities to have higher than normal vacant house counts. Many are vacation homes which are seasonal and not regularly occupied.