Nome Census Area, Alaska Population 2020

Nome Census Area, Alaska's estimated population is 10,088 with a growth rate of 0.40% 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
202010,088400.40%
201910,048400.40%
201810,008400.40%
20179,96870.07%
20169,961760.77%
20159,885820.84%
20149,803-42-0.43%
20139,845260.26%
20129,819440.45%
20119,7752312.42%
20109,5441,25615.15%
19908,2881,75126.79%
19806,53778813.71%
19705,749-342-5.61%
19606,0910.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.40%
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Nome Census Area, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native7,39674.52%
White1,60116.13%
Two or More Races6136.18%
Asian1601.61%
Black or African American890.90%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander430.43%
Some Other Race230.23%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Population Pyramid 2020

Nome Census Area, Alaska Median Age

28.1


Total

28.7


Male

27.5


Female

Nome Census Area, Alaska Adults

There are 6,521 adults, (742 of whom are seniors) in Nome Census Area, Alaska.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Nome Census Area, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

4,685

47.20%

Male

5,240

52.80%

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
Married72.7%27.3%
Male61.9%38.1%
All60.3%39.7%
Female57.5%42.5%
Non Family42.7%57.3%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8753.2760.3
Married1,0704.3372.7
Non Family7001.2742.7
Female6093.4857.5
Male4963.5261.9

3.64

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

15.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nome Census Area, Alaska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2634.80%
9th to 12th Grade60911.12%
High School Graduate2,34742.87%
Some College1,26123.03%
Associates Degree1963.58%
Bachelors Degree4538.27%
Graduate Degree3466.32%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American3,7963,01499
White1,1341,117568
Multiple Races26325531
Asian1126956
Hispanic1059020
Black696927
Other Race2272
Islander1912

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 white people with a rate of 50.09%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,352$32,115$30,112
Less Than High School$15,000$12,941$20,455
High School Grad$23,242$25,192$21,439
Some College$41,220$36,042$45,813
Bachelors Degree$54,728$63,393$52,212
Graduate Degree$87,765$88,349$80,987

$31,352

Average Earnings

$32,115

Average Male

$30,112

Average Female

Nome Census Area, Alaska Language

Nome Census Area, Alaska Language by Age

Nome Census Area, Alaska Language

68.64% of Nome Census Area, Alaska residents speak only English, while 31.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 27.00% of the population.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Poverty

Nome Census Area, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native7,1972,11129.33%
Multiple6036610.95%
White1,373312.26%
Hispanic24393.70%
Black8478.33%
Islander33412.12%
Asian15921.26%

23.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.99%

Male Poverty Rate

22.22%

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 29.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nome Census Area, Alaska is Asian, with 1.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.50%
High School25.16%
Some College8.76%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.29%
Male Unemployed41.19%
Female Employed10.15%
Male Employed9.88%

Nome Census Area, Alaska Income

Nome Census Area, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,987$73,589
Families$56,075$72,021
Married Families$85,208$98,530
Non Families$41,538$52,419

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marital Status

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans

446

Number of Veterans

409

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam214
First Gulf War117
Second Gulf War46
Korea20
World War II2
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74163
35 to 54146
55 to 6462
75+55
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
Indian2204.78%
White17714.07%
2 or More339.73%
Hispanic1513.76%
Black1420.29%
Asian21.29%

$Nome Census Area, Alaska Veterans by Education

12.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nome Census Area, Alaska Employment Status

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

16.7%

Unemployment Rate

Nome Census Area, Alaska Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

83.67%

Born in Alaska

97.13%

Native Born

2.87%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.13% of Nome Census Area, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 83.67% having been born in Alaska. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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