Akutan, Alaska Population 2024

1,575

Akutan is a city located in Aleutians East County Alaska. Akutan has a 2024 population of 1,575. Akutan is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,584 in 2020.

The average household income in Akutan is $48,717 with a poverty rate of 20.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Akutan is 40.8 years, 41 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Akutan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Akutan was:

  • White: 25.91%
  • Other race: 17.34%
  • Asian: 17.12%
  • Black or African American: 16.36%
  • Native American: 14.82%
  • Two or more races: 8.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
66.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
23.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.57% (-9)
The current population of Akutan, Alaska is 1,575 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,584.

Akutan, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23625.91%
Other race15817.34%
Asian15617.12%
Black or African American14916.36%
Native American13514.82%
Two or more races778.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Akutan Population by Race

Akutan Population Pyramid 2024

Akutan Median Age

40.8

Total

41

Male

40

Female

Akutan Adults

There are 880 adults, (51 of whom are seniors) in Akutan.

Akutan Age Dependency

9.9

Age Dependency Ratio

6.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

3.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Akutan Sex Ratio

Female21623.71%
Male69576.29%

Akutan Population by Age

Akutan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All582.9751.748.3
Female254.42080
Non Family191.1157.942.1
Married142.931000
Male000
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3.87

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Akutan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Akutan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Akutan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.86%.

Akutan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,475

Average Earnings

$31,206

Average Male

$33,438

Average Female

Akutan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Akutan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Akutan Language

27.37% of Akutan residents speak only English, while 72.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.67% of the population.

Akutan Language

Akutan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1496946.31%
Native1355641.48%
Hispanic1854423.78%
Other1584025.32%
Multiple771215.58%
Asian15642.56%
White22531.33%
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20.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.58%

Male Poverty Rate

15.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Akutan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Akutan is Black, with 46.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Akutan is White, with 1.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50%.

Akutan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.1%
High School18.35%
Some College7.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.7%
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Akutan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed22.02%
Female Employed13.45%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Akutan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Akutan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Akutan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Akutan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Akutan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Akutan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Akutan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Akutan Veterans by War

count

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Akutan Veterans by Age

count

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Akutan Veterans by Race

Akutan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Akutan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

93.1%

Labor Force Participation

89.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Akutan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Akutan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Akutan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

18.11%

Born in Akutan

36.55%

Native Born

63.45%

Foreign Born

50.82%

Non Citizen

12.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

36.55% of Akutan residents were born in the United States, with 18.11% having been born in Alaska. 50.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Akutan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,560-3-0.19%
20281,563-3-0.19%
20271,566-3-0.19%
20261,569-3-0.19%
20251,572-3-0.19%
20241,575-3-0.19%
20231,578-3-0.19%
20221,581-3-0.19%
20211,584
20201,58453450.86%
20191,05050.48%
20181,045-2-0.19%
20171,04760.58%
20161,041-1-0.1%
20151,04220.19%
20141,040
20131,04030.29%
20121,03730.29%
20111,03450.49%
20101,029
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Akutan Population by Year