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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Nome is 29479% 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
  • In Nome 1.51% of the population is Asian

Compare Nome, AK Demographics


      Nome population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Nome age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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