Nome, Nome Census Area, Alaska

Nome: City in Alaska, USA

About

Nome is a city located in the county of Nome Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,598. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,847 inhabitants.

The city was created 124 years ago in 1897.

Quick Facts about Nome

Population : 3,847 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Nome Census Area
Postal code : 99762
Phone Area Codes : 907
Water as percent of area : 41.56%
Land as percent of area : 58.44%
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1898 (124 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Nome
Local time : 00:38:54 (10th December 2022)
Population growth : 6.47% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Nome is located at 64°30'4"N 165°24'23"W (64.5011100, -165.4063900).

Nome map

Demographics

The population of Nome increased by 6.47% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,598 - census
2011 3,710 3.02% estimation process
2012 3,728 0.48% estimation process
2013 3,792 1.69% estimation process
2014 3,782 -0.26% estimation process
2015 3,799 0.45% estimation process
2016 3,843 1.14% estimation process
2017 3,869 0.67% estimation process
2018 3,885 0.41% estimation process
2019 3,870 -0.39% estimation process
2020 3,847 -0.6% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,134
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,059
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,250
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,999
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.5%
People over 65 (%) : 13.7%
Female persons, % : 50.1%
White only, percent : 85.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 1.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 82.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 282
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.8%

Nome zip code is 99762. County name: Nome, County fips: 02180

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $146,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,223
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $525
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,037
2015-2019 Households : 3,526
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.03
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 21,012
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 154,966
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 63,556
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,982
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,313
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,907
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 805
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 440
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 271
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 101
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 637
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 38
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 695
2010 population per square mile : 3,216.6
2010 land area in square miles : 2.18
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $84,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $970
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $453
2015-2019 median gross rent : $640
2015-2019 Households : 2,871
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.06
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 76.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 65.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 19.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,324
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 114,840
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 147,327
2012 total retail sales per capita : $24,026
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,563
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,569
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 780
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 522
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 200
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 717
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 138
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 587
2010 population per square mile : 3,447.4
2010 land area in square miles : 1.80

People born in Nome (14)

People born in Nome, including serial killer Dean Carter, sled dog Balto, Challenging Alaska's segregation practices Alberta Schenck Adams, .

List

  • Donald Olson (American politician) he was born in 18/06/1953
  • L. James Sullivan (American weapon designer) he was born in 27/06/1933
  • Lucile Lomen (American lawyer) she was born in 21/08/1920
  • Neal Foster (American politician) he was born in 29/05/1972
  • Paul Thiry (American architect) he was born in 01/01/1904
  • Reggie Joule (American politician) he was born in 14/07/1952
  • Richard Foster (American politician from Alaska) he was born in 09/08/1946
  • Tom Sullivan (American baseball player (1906-1944)) he was born in 19/12/1906
  • Aaron Burmeister (musher) he was born in 01/01/1975
  • Edgar Blatchford (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1952
  • Alfred Nakak (politician) he was born in 16/12/1947

Post offices near Nome

Post Office Name City ZIP
Nom Post Office Nome (AK) 99762

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Nome , Texas City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States with a population of 592 people.
  • Nome , North Dakota city in North Dakota with a population of 56 people.

Other cities in Nome Census Area

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Nome Census Area , AK.

City Name Population Title
Savoonga 697 City in Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States
Gambell 692 Gambrell Army Airfield is a former United States Army airfield located in Gambell, a city in the Nome Census Area of the U.
Shishmaref 606 City and village in the Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States
Stebbins 564 City in Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States
Saint Michael 410 City in Alaska, USA
Brevig Mission 396 City in Nome Census Area, Alaska
Koyuk 363 City in Alaska
Elim 337 City in Alaska
Shaktoolik 256 City in Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States
Golovin 159 City in Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States
Diomede 118 City in Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Nome distances to largest Alaska cities