Nome County, Alaska Population 2023

Nome County, Alaska's estimated 2023 population is 10,211 with a growth rate of 0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nome County, Alaska is the 10th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 population was 9,492 and has seen a growth of 7.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Nome County, Alaska Population 2023

Population by Race

Native American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nome County, Alaska Population by Race

Nome County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2023

Nome County, Alaska Median Age

28.4

Total

28.5

Male

28.3

Female

Nome County, Alaska Adults

There are 6,547 adults, (776 of whom are seniors) in Nome County, Alaska.

Nome County, Alaska Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

13.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60

Child Dependency Ratio

Nome County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female4,76047.56%
Male5,24952.44%

Nome County, Alaska Population by Age

Nome County, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.78

Average Family Size

3.37

Average Household Size

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nome County, Alaska Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Nome County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nome County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.96%.

Nome County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$40,137

Average Earnings

$41,549

Average Male

$36,888

Average Female

Nome County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nome County, Alaska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nome County, Alaska Language

69.96% of Nome County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 30.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 24.89% of the population.

Nome County, Alaska Language

Nome County, Alaska Poverty by Race

rate

30.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.42%

Male Poverty Rate

22.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nome County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nome County, Alaska is Native, with 40.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nome County, Alaska is White, with 2.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.05%.

Nome County, Alaska Poverty

Nome County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Nome County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nome County, Alaska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nome County, Alaska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Nome County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nome County, 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 County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nome County, Alaska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

387

Number of Veterans

341

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by War

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Age

count

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

18.1%

Unemployment Rate

Nome County, Alaska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nome County, Alaska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nome County, 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

84.14%

Born in Nome County, Alaska

96.54%

Native Born

3.1%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.54% of Nome County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 84.14% having been born in Alaska. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Nome County, Alaska Place of Birth

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