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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    D+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D-
  12. Commute
    A+
Nome is a town in Alaska with a population of 3,782. Nome is in Nome Borough. Living in Nome offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Nome there are a lot of bars and restaurants. Many families and young professionals live in Nome.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$209,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,521
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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Nome Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    1,358
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    183
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    209
    500
  • Theft
    418
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    78
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$78,507
National
$55,322
Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Nome Reviews

2 reviews
It is a great little community! It has been great living here and is a great place to raise my little family!
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It's a great town, but much of the sites and places to see is out of town. Not a great place to settle, because prices are high for everything.