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Nome, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Nome had a population of 620 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Nome is located at latitude 30.0377 and longitude -94.4052 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nome (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 46 feet.

The City of Nome (GNIS ID: 2411262) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Nome is located within Nome-China Division of Jefferson County.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nome: Sour Lake Junction.

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


Total Population 620
Population in Households 620
Population in Familes 548
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 501
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 231
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $131,250
Average Home Value $201,650


Median Household Income $68,931
Average Household Income $79,146
Per Capita Income $29,552
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 1.2%
Households 0.93% 1.35%
Families 1.01% 1.29%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nome to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 1168 33rd
Population Density1 # 1169 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 1073 39th
Median Household Income # 239 86th
Per Capita Income # 356 80th

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