Nome County, Alaska Population 2021

Nome County, Alaska's estimated population is 9,906 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 inAlaska. The 2010 Population was 9,543 and has seen a growth of 3.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,906-49-0.49%
20209,955-49-0.49%
201910,004-49-0.49%
201810,053280.28%
201710,025590.59%
20169,966730.74%
20159,893830.85%
20149,810-42-0.43%
20139,852280.29%
20129,824480.49%
20119,7762332.44%
20109,5431,25515.14%
19908,2881,75126.79%
19806,53778813.71%
19705,749-342-5.61%
19606,0910.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.49% (-49)
State
2010 Population
9,543
Growth Since 2010
3.80% (363)
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Nome County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native7,57275.81%
White1,55515.57%
Two or More Races5745.75%
Asian1661.66%
Black or African American950.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.14%
Some Other Race120.12%
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Nome County, Alaska Population by Race

Nome County, Alaska Population Pyramid $2021

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Nome County, Alaska Median Age

28.3


Total

28.3


Male

28.2


Female

Nome County, Alaska Adults

There are 6,554 adults, (702 of whom are seniors) in Nome County, Alaska.

Nome County, Alaska Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Nome County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

4,726

47.32%

Male

5,262

52.68%

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
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Female57.5%42.5%
All60.5%39.5%
Male60.5%39.5%
Married73.1%26.9%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nome County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8443.360.5
Married1,0594.373.1
Non Family7161.3144.3
Female6033.6357.5
Male4663.6660.5

3.71

Average Family Size

3.3

Average Household Size

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Nome County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2344.24%
9th to 12th Grade61811.20%
High School Graduate2,27041.12%
Some College1,30323.61%
Associates Degree2043.70%
Bachelors Degree4347.86%
Graduate Degree4578.28%
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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
Native American3,9013,141153
White1,1351,117641
2+ Races24023626
Hispanic1049519
Asian933322
Black797930
Other Race1122
Islander54

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 56.48%.

Nome County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,187$39,075$31,479
Less Than 9th Grade$16,852$15,329$22,560
High School Graduate$22,398$26,050$18,043
Some College$42,361$41,154$43,906
Bachelors Degree$63,750$70,500$54,722
Graduate Degree$90,168$90,603$83,594

$35,187

Average Earnings

$39,075

Average Male

$31,479

Average Female

Nome County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nome County, Alaska Language by Age

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Nome County, Alaska Language

68.96% of Nome County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 31.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 26.57% of the population.

Nome County, Alaska Language

Nome County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native7,3501,97226.83%
Multiple5546611.91%
White1,380322.32%
Hispanic270103.70%
Black9599.47%
Asian16510.61%

21.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.08%

Male Poverty Rate

19.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nome County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nome County, Alaska is Native, with 26.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nome County, Alaska is Asian, with 0.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.39%.

Nome County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.90%
High School24.77%
Some College8.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Nome County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.43%
Male Unemployed39.51%
Female Employed9.41%
Male Employed8.38%

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$61,048$76,581
Families$59,559$77,932
Married Families$91,375$106,461
Non Families$41,111$51,438
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Income by Household Type

Nome County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

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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394

Number of Veterans

349

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam196
First Gulf War106
Second Gulf War50
Korea10
World War II1

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74156
35 to 54116
55 to 6469
75+39
18 to 3414

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American2184.64%
White14311.55%
2+ Races309.55%
Hispanic1614.68%
Asian31.96%

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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11.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nome County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

17.2%

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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84.08%

Born in Nome County, Alaska

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

1.64%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of Nome County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 84.08% having been born in Alaska. 1.64% 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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