Nome, Texas

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High Points

Nome strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Nome Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 11% Nome Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Nome, Texas

Comparing Nome to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Age of the Population 5 7
Senior Citizens 5 7
Female Share of the Population 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 5
Portion of People Married 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 7
College Educated Adults 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 5
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
People Living Alone 8 10
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Nome Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles W of Beaumont, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles E of Houston, Texas
County Jefferson
Metro Area Beaumont - Port Arthur
P.O. Box Zip Codes 77629
Phone Area Codes 409
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.035
Longitude -94.424

Nome Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 61 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 60.5 inches
Station ORANGE 9 N
Distance 43.5 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 62.7 inches
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Nome Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 515 100%
Male 252 48.9%
Female 263 51.1%
Under 18 144 28%
18+ 371 72%
65+ 76 14.8%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 3.21
White 369 71.7%
African-American 140 27.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 5 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 2.5%

Estimated Nome Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 503
Growth -12
Growth % -2.3%

Nome Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 60%
US/American 10.2%
French (except Basque) 5.3%
African 4.9%
German 4.2%
English 3.8%
Norwegian 3.4%
French Canadian 3%
Acadian/Cajun 1.5%
Scottish 1.1%
Italian 1.1%
British 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nome 515 $41,346
Ames 1,079 $26,429
China 1,112 $41,500
Daisetta 1,034 $33,281
Devers 416 $31,042
Lumberton 8,731 $47,184
Sour Lake 1,667 $39,605
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