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Nome Census Area, Alaska


In west-central AK, including much of Seward Peninsula. Name Origin:
For the city.

Area (sq mi):: 28283.33 (land 23000.91; water 5282.42) Population per square mile: 0.40
Population 2005: 9,328 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 11.00% Population 2000: 9,196 (White 19.10%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.70%; Other 79.60%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 27.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,476; median household $41,250; Population below poverty level: 17.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,436-$24,774
Unemployment (2004): 11.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 6.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 2.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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