Shishmaref, Nome Census Area, Alaska

Shishmaref: City and village in the Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States

About

Shishmaref is a village located in the county of Nome Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 563 and a population density of 30 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 606 inhabitants.

The village was created 53 years ago in 1969.

Quick Facts about Shishmaref

Population : 606 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Nome Census Area
Postal code : 99772
Phone Area Codes : 907
Area : 18.82 km2
Water as percent of area : 69.41%
Land as percent of area : 30.59%
Altitude : 16 feet / 5 meters
Establishment : July 07, 1969 (53 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−09:00
Local time : 23:37:45 (9th December 2022)
Density : 32 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.1% (2010-2020)
Shishmaref- Erin '53' edit '15653586503' image
Shishmaref- Erin '53' edit '15653586503'
Shishmaref- Erin '53' edit '15653586503' image

Geography

Shishmaref is located at 66°15'22"N 166°4'20"W (66.2562100, -166.0722900).

Shishmaref map

Demographics

The population of Shishmaref increased by 7.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 563 - census
2011 582 3.26% estimation process
2012 583 0.17% estimation process
2013 579 -0.69% estimation process
2014 575 -0.7% estimation process
2015 605 4.96% estimation process
2016 614 1.47% estimation process
2017 618 0.65% estimation process
2018 615 -0.49% estimation process
2019 613 -0.33% estimation process
2020 606 -1.16% estimation process

Shishmaref zip code is 99772. County name: Nome, County fips: 02180

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People born in Shishmaref (2)

People born in Shishmaref, including Eskimo artist George Aden Ahgupuk, Eskimo artist Wilbur Wright Walluk, .

List

Post offices near Shishmaref

Post Office Name City ZIP
Shishmar Post Office Shishmaref (AK) 99772

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

City Name Population Title
Nome 3,847 City in Alaska, USA
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.
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