Nome, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nome, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Nome had a population of 63 as of July 1, 2016. Nome ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nome is located at latitude 46.6757 and longitude -97.8165 in Barnes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nome (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barnes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,339 feet.

The City of Nome (GNIS ID: 1036186) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nome population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Nome, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 63
Population in Households 63
Population in Familes 53
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 153
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 26
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $194,000


Median Household Income $57,879
Average Household Income $70,765
Per Capita Income $30,153
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.32%
Households 0.63% 0.76%
Families -0.86% 1.09%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Nome, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nome to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 297 26th
Population Density1 # 294 27th
Diversity Index2 # 309 23rd
Median Household Income # 175 57th
Per Capita Income # 294 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.