Nome Census Area, Alaska Population 2018

Nome Census Area, Alaska's estimated population is 9,921 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nome Census Area, Alaska is the 9th largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20179,92160.06%
20169,915360.36%
20169,879100.10%
20159,869710.72%
20149,798-46-0.47%
20139,844280.29%
20129,816410.42%
20119,7752322.43%
20109,5431,25515.14%
19908,2881,75126.79%
19806,53778813.71%
19705,749-342-5.61%
19606,0910.00%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
American Indian and Alaska Native7,174
White1,623
Two or More Races847
Asian127
Black or African American75
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22
Some Other Race11

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Nome Census Area, Alaska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Nome Census Area, Alaska Median Age

27.7


Total

28


Male

27.4


Female

Nome Census Area, Alaska Adults

There are 6,471 adults, (721 of which are seniors) in Nome Census Area, Alaska.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nome Census Area, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

4,562

46.18%

Male

5,317

53.82%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Households and Families

Nome Census Area, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nome Census Area, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.8%29.2%
All60.2%39.8%
Male59.2%40.8%
Female53.2%46.8%
Non Family49.6%50.4%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nome Census Area, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8793.360.2
Married1,1094.3670.8
Non Family6921.2349.6
Female5713.5653.2
Male5073.5359.2

3.69

Average Family Size

3.3

Average Household Size

14.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nome Census Area, Alaska Households

Nome Census Area, Alaska Education

Nome Census Area, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2775.12%
9th to 12th Grade5389.95%
High School Graduate2,32943.08%
Some College1,29123.88%
Associates Degree2194.05%
Bachelors Degree55610.28%
Graduate Degree1963.63%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American3,6172,87980
White1,1871,163535
Multiple Races34331455
Asian1068949
Hispanic898423
Black646412
Islander129
Other Race1062

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 46.23%.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,216$26,588$28,750
Less Than High School$11,689$11,447$11,944
High School Grad$20,404$21,314$18,864
Some College$36,066$31,893$38,750
Bachelors Degree$51,220$53,571$50,644
Graduate Degree$68,438$71,250$64,375

$27,216

Average Earnings

$26,588

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Nome Census Area, Alaska Language

Nome Census Area, Alaska Language by Age

Nome Census Area, Alaska Language

69.51% of Nome Census Area, Alaska residents speak only English, while 30.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 27.40% of the population.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Poverty

Nome Census Area, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native7,0502,36033.48%
Multiple83312615.13%
White1,401976.92%
Hispanic21073.33%
Black4848.33%
Islander20315.00%
Asian12621.59%

27.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.45%

Male Poverty Rate

26.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nome Census Area, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nome Census Area, Alaska is Native, with 33.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nome Census Area, Alaska is Asian, with 1.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.08%.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.47%
High School24.84%
Some College14.12%
Bachelors or Greater5.45%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.48%
Male Unemployed39.87%
Female Employed14.18%
Male Employed13.21%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Income

Nome Census Area, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,563$68,100
Families$51,138$67,913
Married Families$78,867$
Non Families$33,125$47,798

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marital Status

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Nome Census Area, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans by War

468

Number of Veterans

430

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam187
First Gulf War99
Second Gulf War71
Korea26
World War II6

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54143
65 to 74125
55 to 64110
18 to 3446
75+44

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Indian2405.39%
White17913.67%
2 or More296.49%
Hispanic2323.71%
Black1320.31%
Asian75.60%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans by Education

17.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nome Census Area, Alaska Employment Status

Nome Census Area, Alaska Employment by Age

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

17.4%

Unemployment Rate

Nome Census Area, Alaska Employment by Race

Nome Census Area, Alaska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Nome Census Area, Alaska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Nome359837971995.53%
Unalakleet688708202.91%
Savoonga671705345.07%
Gambell681701202.94%
Shishmaref563614519.06%
Stebbins556572162.88%
St. Michael401413122.99%
Brevig Mission388399112.84%
Koyuk3323693711.14%
Elim330340103.03%
Shaktoolik25125872.79%
Teller22923673.06%
White Mountain190203136.84%
Golovin15616042.56%
Wales14514942.76%
Diomede11511832.61%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990