Income/capita 0%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 58%
Income per capita$29,858$34,191$29,829
Median household income$78,507$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$96,500$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$57,639$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$40,858$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$32,672$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.4%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Nome is equal to the national average
  • The median household income in Nome is 42% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Nome is 58% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Nome is 11% lower than the national average

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      Nome employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.9%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector2.9%1.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.5%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%8.4%
      Public administration15.0%14.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%5.4%
      Education, health & social services27.0%46.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Nome, AK3,782$78,50742%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pelham, GA3,782$22,48259%
      Ashburn, GA3,782$25,95153%
      Hansville, WA3,783$66,76121%
      Basalt, CO3,783$71,88530%
      Evergreen, AL3,783$17,70068%
      Nome, AK3,782$78,50742%
      Source: The Nome, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).