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Nome, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Nome,AK index of house prices

Total population: 3,788 (Urban population: 2,896 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 640 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,552 (1,279 occupied: 627 owner occupied, 645 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

51%
State:

36%

Housing density: 124 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $205,353.

Median contract rent in 2016: $796 (lower quartile is $609, upper quartile is $983)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,339


Median gross rent in Nome, AK in 2016: $939

Housing units in Nome with a mortgage: 427 (9 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 196

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $122,827

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $70,606

Median monthly housing costs: $1,554


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Nome, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $218,427 (it was $108,200 in 2000)
Nome:

$218,427
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,337 - $305,265
Median year house/condo built: 1980

Median year apartment built: 1984

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,807
  • In family households: 3,072 (441 male householders, 457 female householders)
    495 spouses, 1,216 children (1,071 natural, 95 adopted, 44 stepchildren), 124 grandchildren, 22 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 94 other relatives, 227 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 514 (232 male householders (175 living alone)), 145 female householders (117 living alone)), 129 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 213

Size of family households: 291 2-persons, 207 3-persons, 191 4-persons, 83 5-persons, 59 6-persons, 70 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 294 1-person, 57 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 13 6-persons.

530 married couples with children.
441 single-parent households (212 men, 229 women).

83.2% of residents of Nome speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
10.3% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 88 (2.3%)
(63.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.4
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Nome, Alaska:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 581 bedroom
  • 1672 bedrooms
  • 3063 bedrooms
  • 824 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Nome population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nome, Alaska:

  • 50no bedroom
  • 1431 bedroom
  • 2582 bedrooms
  • 1663 bedrooms
  • 134 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Nome population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Nome in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 62no vehicle
  • 2061 vehicle
  • 2662 vehicles
  • 563 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Nome population

Cars and other vehicles available in Nome in renter-occupied apartments

  • 221no vehicle
  • 3071 vehicle
  • 972 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Nome population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Nome, Alaska:

  • 01 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 1053 rooms
  • 2504 rooms
  • 1175 rooms
  • 566 rooms
  • 337 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 209+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Nome population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nome, Alaska:

  • 501 room
  • 932 rooms
  • 1793 rooms
  • 1704 rooms
  • 985 rooms
  • 166 rooms
  • 77 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Nome population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Nome, AK household income distribution

  • Nome, AK household income distribution
  • 49Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$15,000 to $19,999
  • 32$20,000 to $24,999
  • 93$25,000 to $29,999
  • 41$30,000 to $34,999
  • 52$35,000 to $39,999
  • 30$40,000 to $44,999
  • 48$45,000 to $49,999
  • 123$50,000 to $59,999
  • 88$60,000 to $74,999
  • 223$75,000 to $99,999
  • 146$100,000 to $124,999
  • 96$125,000 to $149,999
  • 137$150,000 to $199,999
  • 88$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Nome, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Nome, AK
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 17$60,000 to $69,999
  • 6$70,000 to $79,999
  • 13$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3$90,000 to $99,999
  • 37$100,000 to $124,999
  • 25$125,000 to $149,999
  • 73$150,000 to $174,999
  • 40$175,000 to $199,999
  • 117$200,000 to $249,999
  • 71$250,000 to $299,999
  • 114$300,000 to $399,999
  • 26$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Nome, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Nome, AK
  • 3Less than $100
  • 4$300 to $349
  • 11$350 to $399
  • 19$450 to $499
  • 2$500 to $549
  • 4$650 to $699
  • 3$700 to $749
  • 3$750 to $799
  • 31$800 to $899
  • 43$900 to $999
  • 136$1,000 to $1,249
  • 177$1,250 to $1,499
  • 119$1,500 to $1,999
  • 19$2,000 to $2,499
  • 90No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 132010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 391990 to 1999
  • 111980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 26Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Nome population
Nome commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 504
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 606
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 310
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 156
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 46
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 33
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 6
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 2
Nome, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 100.3%
Number of people working at home: 80 (4.7% of all workers)

Nome mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 764 (44%)
  • Carpooled: 305 (18%)
  • Taxi: 105 (6%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (2%)
  • Walked: 422 (24%)
  • Worked at home: 80 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 122
 American: 26
 Norwegian: 22
 Polish: 21
 Scottish: 20
 Greek: 18
 Italian: 16
 European: 15
 Irish: 14
 Dutch: 13
 Jamaican: 11
 Scotch-Irish: 9
 Scandinavian: 8
 French (except Basque): 7
 English: 6
 Romanian: 6
 Russian: 6
 Czech: 5
 Swedish: 5
 Canadian: 4
 Swiss: 4
 Belgian: 3
 British: 3
 Finnish: 3
 Welsh: 3
 French Canadian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 17%Vietnam
  • 14%Poland
  • 9%Jamaica
  • 8%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 7%Korea
  • 6%Germany
  • 5%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,565
  • Other state: 1,079
  • Northeast: 122
  • Midwest: 290
  • South: 153
  • West: 516

76% of Nome residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Alaska.

Nome:

75.8%
State average:

81.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 18
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 477
  • Less than 1 year of college: 116
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 221
  • Associate degree: 72
  • Bachelor's degree: 205
  • Master's degree: 26
  • Professional school degree: 18
  • Doctorate degree: 18

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 18
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 356
  • Less than 1 year of college: 77
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 206
  • Associate degree: 80
  • Bachelor's degree: 213
  • Master's degree: 67
  • Professional school degree: 1
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 0.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 55.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 24.7%Males
  • 12.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.7%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 28.5%Males
  • 66.8%Females
Nome marital status for males
Nome marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 973
  • One, attached: 41
  • Two: 115
  • 3 or 4: 190
  • 5 to 9: 116
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 20 to 49: 57
  • Mobile homes: 14

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,956

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.3%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Nome:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Nome
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (88.8%)
  • Electricity (4.6%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (87.1%)
  • Utility gas (3.9%)
  • Electricity (3.3%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

0.9%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.4%
Alaska:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

11.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)