Nome County, Alaska Population 2022

Nome County, Alaska's estimated population is 9,857 with a growth rate of -0.49% 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 9,543 and has seen a growth of 3.29% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19606,0910.00%
19705,749-342-5.61%
19806,53778813.71%
19908,2881,75126.79%
20109,5431,25515.14%
20119,7762332.44%
20129,824480.49%
20139,852280.29%
20149,810-42-0.43%
20159,893830.85%
20169,966730.74%
201710,025590.59%
201810,053280.28%
201910,004-49-0.49%
20209,955-49-0.49%
20219,906-49-0.49%
20229,857-49-0.49%
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Nome County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,49014.89%
Black or African American740.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,66176.54%
Asian2662.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.02%
Some Other Race160.16%
Two or More Races5005.00%
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Nome County, Alaska Population by Race

Nome County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

13.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60

Child Dependency Ratio

Nome County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

4,760

47.56%

Male

5,249

52.44%

Nome County, Alaska Population by Age

Nome County, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nome County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
Male65.7%34.3%
All61.8%38.2%
Female58%42%
Non Family42.1%57.9%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nome County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7773.3761.8
Married9374.5777.3
Male5083.3365.7
Female610458
Non Family7221.3142.1

3.78

Average Family Size

3.37

Average Household Size

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Nome County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1943.51%
9th to 12th Grade57910.48%
High School Graduate2,39243.29%
Some College1,26322.86%
Associates Degree1602.90%
Bachelors Degree4658.42%
Graduate Degree4728.54%
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Nome County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nome County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1221,100615
Asian18611287
Black636325
2+ Races23123123
Hispanic93855
Native American3,8793,212182
Other Race157
Islander2

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 54.81%.

Nome County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,137$41,549$36,888
Less Than 9th Grade$21,985$17,171$23,134
High School Graduate$25,738$31,543$18,563
Some College$49,223$48,047$50,093
Bachelors Degree$63,977$70,625$58,661
Graduate Degree$90,189$90,609$83,438

$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

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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

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native7,3862,08628.24%
Black70811.43%
Multiple465316.67%
White1,340261.94%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic18794.81%

22.42%

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 28.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nome County, Alaska is Hispanic, with 4.81% 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

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.27%
High School26.21%
Some College7.78%
Bachelors or Greater1.84%

Nome County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.40%
Male Unemployed34.01%
Female Employed10.27%
Female Unemployed42.54%

Nome County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nome County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,843$79,890
Families$60,680$79,851
Married Families$97,614$113,745
Non Families$43,712$54,102
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Income by Household Type

Nome County, Alaska Marital Status

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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

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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

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Nome County, Alaska Marital Status

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387

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War43
First Gulf War109
Vietnam204
Korea9
World War II1

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 54120
55 to 6445
65 to 74168
75+46

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White15012.50%
Native American2104.50%
Asian41.52%
2+ Races238.30%
Hispanic87.21%

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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9.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

18.1%

Unemployment Rate

Nome County, Alaska Employment by Age

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Nome County, Alaska Employment by Race

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Nome County, Alaska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.45%

Born in Nome County, Alaska

96.89%

Native Born

3.11%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

1.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.89% of Nome County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 84.45% having been born in Alaska. 1.92% 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

  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

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