Nome Census Area, Alaska Population 2024

9,735

Nome Census Area, Alaska's estimated 2024 population is 9,735 with a growth rate of -0.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nome Census Area, Alaska is the 10th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 population was 9,543 and has seen a growth of 2.01% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,595-28-0.29%
20289,623-28-0.29%
20279,651-28-0.29%
20269,679-28-0.29%
20259,707-28-0.29%
20249,735-28-0.29%
20239,763-28-0.29%
20229,791-103-1.04%
20219,894-135-1.35%
202010,029-11-0.11%
201910,040-33-0.33%
201810,073350.35%
201710,038550.55%
20169,983820.83%
20159,901890.91%
20149,812-39-0.4%
20139,851260.26%
20129,825500.51%
20119,7752322.43%
20109,54300%
19908,2881,75126.79%
19806,53778813.71%
19705,749-342-5.61%
19606,091-3,504-36.52%
2024 Growth Rate
-0.29% (-28)
State
Alaska
2020 Population
10,029
Area
22970 mi²
Density
0 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-2.93% (-294)

Nome Census Area, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American7,61776.03%
White1,42314.2%
Two or more races7197.18%
Asian1301.3%
Black or African American1031.03%
Other race240.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.02%

Native American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nome Census Area, Alaska Population by Race

Nome Census Area, Alaska Population Pyramid 2024

Nome Census Area, Alaska Median Age

29.1

Total

29.4

Male

28.9

Female

Nome Census Area, Alaska Adults

There are 6,607 adults, (750 of whom are seniors) in Nome Census Area, Alaska.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

12.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Nome Census Area, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female4,78147.72%
Male5,23752.28%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7863.3562.637.4
Married9654.4376.823.2
Non Family7381.2741.658.4
Female6114.0858.841.2
Male4723.4871.628.4

3.81

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nome Census Area, Alaska Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1823.27%
9th to 12th Grade4738.5%
High School Graduate2,41543.4%
Some College1,28723.13%
Associates Degree1883.38%
Bachelors Degree4337.78%
Graduate Degree58610.53%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Nome Census Area, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American3,9763,374230
White1,0491,027610
2+ Races31629258
Asian10610190
Hispanic10110116
Black808028
Other Race24240
Islander200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.91%.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,126$47,034$47,240
Less Than 9th Grade$18,625$19,250$15,938
High School Graduate$31,964$33,843$28,462
Some College$56,856$59,917$53,125
Bachelors Degree$74,563$74,167$75,536
Graduate Degree$102,525$103,357$89,904

$47,126

Average Earnings

$47,034

Average Male

$47,240

Average Female

Nome Census Area, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nome Census Area, Alaska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nome Census Area, Alaska Language

73.97% of Nome Census Area, Alaska residents speak only English, while 26.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 22.33% of the population.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Language

Nome Census Area, Alaska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native7,4081,92425.97%
White1,296534.09%
Multiple667477.05%
Black1001010%
Hispanic19873.54%

21.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.02%

Male Poverty Rate

21.27%

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 25.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nome Census Area, Alaska is Hispanic, with 3.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36%.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.26%
High School27.06%
Some College8.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.29%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38.2%
Male Unemployed34.11%
Female Employed9.68%
Male Employed6.86%

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

Nome Census Area, Alaska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$70,121$89,721
Families$70,588$93,607
Married Families$112,019$130,215
Non Families$41,250$57,310

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Nome Census Area, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marriage

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 35-44.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

364

Number of Veterans

317

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam138
First Gulf War97
Second Gulf War45
Korea0
World War II0

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54119
65 to 74112
55 to 6484
75+41
18 to 348

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American2094.36%
White1149.98%
2+ Races338.38%
Hispanic1513.04%
Other Race833.33%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans by Race

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

16.5%

Unemployment Rate

Nome Census Area, Alaska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nome Census Area, Alaska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nome Census Area, Alaska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.37%

Born in Nome Census Area, Alaska

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.37% of Nome Census Area, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 85.37% having been born in Alaska. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Place of Birth

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