Nome is a city located in Nome County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 3,719, it is the 29th largest city in Alaska and the 7872nd largest city in the United States. Nome is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually but its population has decreased by -3.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,869 in 2020. Spanning over 21 miles, Nome has a population density of 291 people per square mile.
The average household income in Nome is $101,332 with a poverty rate of 7.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Nome is 31.5 years, 32.8 years for males, and 30.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nomewas:
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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 asian people with a rate of 75.00%.
78.24% of Nome residents speak only English, while 21.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 14.27% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Nome is Black, with 12.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Nome is Hispanic, with 5.17% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.12%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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96.05% of Nome residents were born in the United States, with 73.56% having been born in Alaska. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.