Noma, Florida

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Noma, Florida
Location in Holmes County and the state of Florida
Location in Holmes County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 30°58′54″N 85°37′10″W / 30.98167°N 85.61944°W / 30.98167; -85.61944Coordinates: 30°58′54″N 85°37′10″W / 30.98167°N 85.61944°W / 30.98167; -85.61944
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Holmes
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 180 ft (55 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 213
 • Density 193.6/sq mi (76.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 32452
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-48900[1]
GNIS feature ID 0287758[2]

Noma is a town in Holmes County, Florida, United States. The population was 213 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 215 [1].


Noma is located at 30°58′54″N 85°37′10″W / 30.981659°N 85.619364°W / 30.981659; -85.619364.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 213 people, 91 households, and 54 families residing in the town. The population density was 194.7 people per square mile (75.4/km²). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 95.1 per square mile (36.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 77.93% White, 19.25% African American, 0.94% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.41% of the population.

There were 91 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.5% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.6% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $20,000 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,958. About 14.3% of families and 18.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 33.3% of those sixty five or over.