Nome, TX Population

Population: 515. Estimated population in July 2020: 503 (-2.3% change)
Males: 252 (48.9%), Females: 263 (51.1%)

Jefferson County

Zip code: 77629

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $30,833
Median house value: $44,100

Races in Nome:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.5%)
  • Black (27.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (5.2%), English (3.7%), German (3.7%), French (2.7%), Subsaharan African (2.5%), French Canadian (2.3%).

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nome

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nome city

  • Never married: 12.6%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +155 (+43.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nome:

  • WINNIE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; WINNIE, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; BEAUMONT, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nome:

  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 29 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; Abbreviation: BPT)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 60 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 64 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nome:

  • BEAUMONT MUNI (about 15 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Abbreviation: BMT)
  • CHAMBERS COUNTY-WINNIE STOWELL (about 17 miles; WINNIE/STOWELL, TX; Abbreviation: T90)
  • LIBERTY MUNI (about 19 miles; LIBERTY, TX; Abbreviation: T78)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nome:

  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 21 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,888)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 42 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 55 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 58 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 59 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 64 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • NORTH HARRIS MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 69 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,933)