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People

Total Population 3,773
Male Share of the Population 52.8%
Female Share of the Population 47.2%
Senior Citizens 7.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,657
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 40%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,875
% Above Poverty Level 88.7%
% Below Poverty Level 11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 8 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 29.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,445
Median House Value $218,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 67.3%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 7.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Nome Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 536 miles NW of Anchorage, Alaska
County Nome
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99762
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 64.82
Longitude -165.

Nome Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NOME AP
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 13 F
Apr Temp 12 to 27 F
Jul Temp 47 to 59 F
Oct Temp 23 to 34 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Station KOTZEBUE WIEN AP
Distance 158 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 4 F
Apr Temp 3 to 20 F
Jul Temp 49 to 60 F
Oct Temp 19 to 28 F
Annual Precip 10 inches
Station GALENA AP
Distance 237.7 miles
Jan Temp -16 to -1 F
Apr Temp 14 to 34 F
Jul Temp 52 to 69 F
Oct Temp 17 to 29 F
Annual Precip 13 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Nome, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Little Diomede (99762)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nome Public Libraries

Library
Kegoayah Kozga Library
223 FRONT STREET
Nome, Alaska
(907) 443-6628
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Nome High Schools

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NOME-BELTZ JR/SR HIGH
MILE 3.5 NOME-TELLER HIGHWAY
907-443-5201
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 287 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

NOME YOUTH FACILITY
4TH AVENUE/K STREET
907-443-2231
A Non-traditional School
Serves 8 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8

NOME CORRESPONDENCE
BOX 131
907-443-2231

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