Nome demographics profile

StatisticNomeAlaskaNational
Population3,782736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)296191
Median age30.833.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1858%48%43%
Speak English84%84%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Nome, AK has a population of 3,782 and is the 7,705th largest city in the United States. The population density is 296 per sq mi which is 26790% higher than the Alaska average and 226% higher than the national average. The median age in Nome is 31 which is approximately 8% lower than the Alaska average of 34. In Nome, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 68% of Nome residents were born in Alaska, 28% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Nome is 26790% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Nome is 8% lower than Alaska.
  • In Nome 31.54% of the population is White.
  • In Nome 1.98% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Nome 1.51% of the population is Asian.

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Nome population breakdown by race

RaceNomeAlaskaNational
White31.54%65.62%73.35%
Black or African American1.98%3.32%12.63%
Asian1.51%6.00%5.22%
American Indian48.49%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.58%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race15.65%8.46%3.06%
Other race0.24%1.34%4.75%
In Nome, 4.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Nome, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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