QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau

Alaska




Nome Census Area, Alaska

   People QuickFactsNome Census AreaAlaska
Population, 2005 estimate 9,328663,661
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 1.4%5.9%
Population, 2000 9,196626,932
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 10.8%7.6%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 35.7%28.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 5.9%6.6%
Female persons, percent, 2005 47.0%48.3%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)20.0%70.5%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.5%3.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)75.7%16.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.1%4.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.6%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 2.7%4.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)1.1%5.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 19.6%66.5%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 62.3%46.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.5%5.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 28.8%14.3%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 74.8%88.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 14.7%24.7%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 1,43083,220
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 6.319.6
 
Housing units, 2005 3,674274,246
Homeownership rate, 2000 58.1%62.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 18.0%27.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $77,100$144,200
 
Households, 2000 2,693221,600
Persons per household, 2000 3.332.74
Median household income, 2003 $38,958$52,391
Per capita money income, 1999 $15,476$22,660
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 17.4%9.9%
   Business QuickFactsNome Census AreaAlaska
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 17119,3871
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 2,005223,1531
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 11.3%8.9%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 36050,138
 
Total number of firms, 2002 42662,145
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 52.8%8.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA3.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.2%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA2.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA26.2%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) NA3,832,024
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 9,1063,616,674
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 52,0047,437,071
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $5,689$11,605
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 8,6541,393,225
Building permits, 2005 22,8851
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 134,0298,445,3891
   Geography QuickFactsNome Census AreaAlaska
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 23,000571,951
Persons per square mile, 2000 0.41.1
FIPS Code 18002
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area None 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:03:33 EST

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