Nome, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,368 housing units in Nome. This represents a 2.5% growth from 1,334 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,127 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 241 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Nome is about 45.2%. Nome's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13%. Average household size is 2.8 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Nome were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type9.90%
One Bedroom24%
Two Bedrooms29.50%
Three Bedrooms26.10%
Four Bedrooms8.80%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.11
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$110,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$13,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.55
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$800

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4%
Home Equity Loan2.60%
Simple Mortgage60%
Debt Free33.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.8%