Nome County Information

Nome in Alaska occupies 28,283 square miles and has a 2006 population of 9,245, a change from a 2000 population of 9,196 and 8,288 in 1990. 18.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.1% percent is 25-35, and 13.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were acts of violent crime reported in Nome in 2004, a change from reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 475 people: 12.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 9.4%.

Read more about Nome, Alaska in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyNome 
StateAlaska 
Land Area28,283 sq. milesRanked 7 of 3,140
Population 20069,245Ranked 2,505 of 3,140
Population 20059,355 
Population 20009,196Ranked 2,515 of 3,140
Population 19908,288Ranked 2,538 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion20% 
African American.5% 
Asian American1.1% 
Native American75.7% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 510.8% 
Population 5 to 1418.3% 
Population 15 to 2418.1% 
Population 25 to 3411.1% 
Population 35 to 4413.5% 
Population 45 to 5413.8% 
Population 55 to 648.5% 
Population 65 to 743.2% 
Population 75 and up2.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes  
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults  
Total Property Crimes  
Burglaries  
Larceny Thefts  
Motor Vehicle Thefts  
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,9103,694
Unemployed Population475348
Unemployment Rate12.1%9.4%

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