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Nome County, Alaska

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Population:

  • Total Population: 9,196
  • Males: 4,975
  • Females: 4,221

Ethnicity:

  • White: 1,738
  • Black/African American: 34
  • Hispanic: 122
  • Native American/Eskimo: 6,776
  • Asian: 53
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 9
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 464

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (5,975)
  2. Inupik (730)
  3. St Lawrence Is Yupik (715)
  4. Yupik (645)
  5. Eskimo (170)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 139

  1. Vietnam (41)
  2. Canada (22)
  3. Germany (14)
  4. Mexico (9)
  5. Russia (9)
  6. France (5)
  7. Japan (4)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (1,539)
  2. Catholic Church (1,422)
  3. Evangelical Covenant Church, The (437)
  4. Assemblies of God (302)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (289)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 2,261
    • Sensory: 436
    • Physical: 489
    • Mental: 195
    • Self-care: 99
    • Go outside home: 462
    • Employment: 562

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 256

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 2,693
    • Utility gas: 8
    • Bottled or LP gas: 43
    • Electricity: 50
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,481
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 82
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 29
    • No fuel used: 0

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 3,521
    • No vehicle: 1,735
    • 1 or more vehicle: 1,786

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 42
    • No High School: 672
    • Some High School: 525
    • High School: 1,871
    • Some College: 950
    • Associate's Degree: 132
    • College Degree: 484
    • Master's Degree: 174
    • Professional Degree: 57
    • Doctoral Degree: 9

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 2,693
    • Owners with phone: 1,305
    • Owners without phone: 263
    • Renters with phone: 1,030
    • Renters without phone: 95

    10 closest counties:

    1. Wade Hampton Census Area, Alaska
    2. Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska
    3. Bethel Census Area, Alaska
    4. Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
    5. Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska
    6. Aleutians East Borough, Alaska
    7. Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska
    8. North Slope Borough, Alaska
    9. Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska
    10. Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    99659, 99671, 99684, 99739, 99742, 99753, 99762, 99769, 99771, 99772, 99778, 99783, 99784, 99785

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KICY-FM (100.3 FM) NOME, AK
    • KICY (850 AM) NOME, AK
    • KNSA (930 AM) UNALAKLEET, AK
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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