Akutan, Alaska Population 2021

1,033
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Akutan is a city located in Aleutians East County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 1,033, it is the 27th largest city in Alaska and the 10171st largest city in the United States . Akutan is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually but its population has increased by 0.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,027 in 2010. Akutan reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 148 miles, Akutan has a population density of 16 people per square mile.

The average household income in Akutan is $55,262 with a poverty rate of 16.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $97,500. The median age in Akutan is 42.3 years, 39.9 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.

Akutan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Akutanwas:

  • Asian: 32.28%
  • Native American: 19.02%
  • White: 15.46%
  • Black or African American: 14.09%
  • Other race: 13.13%
  • Two or more races: 5.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
The current population of Akutan, Alaska is 1,033 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,041.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,027.

Akutan, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian23632.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native13919.02%
White11315.46%
Black or African American10314.09%
Some Other Race9613.13%
Two or More Races425.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.27%
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Akutan Population by Race

Akutan Population Pyramid $2021

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Akutan Median Age

42.3


Total

39.9


Male

49.5


Female

Akutan Adults

There are 702 adults, (43 of whom are seniors) in Akutan.

Akutan Age Dependency

10.9

Age Dependency Ratio

6.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

4.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Akutan Sex Ratio

Female

247

33.79%

Male

484

66.21%

Akutan Population by Age

Akutan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Akutan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female69.2%30.8%
Non Family70.6%29.4%
All73.8%26.2%
Married74.2%25.8%
Male100%0%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Akutan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All652.8273.8
Married312.9774.2
Non Family171.2470.6
Female134.6269.2
Male42.5100

3.23

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Akutan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade426.74%
9th to 12th Grade609.63%
High School Graduate25140.29%
Some College13621.83%
Associates Degree477.54%
Bachelors Degree609.63%
Graduate Degree274.33%
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Akutan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Akutan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian21618741
Hispanic130858
Native American10681
Black1031038
Other Race8442
White707028
2+ Races28252
Islander22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.00%.

Akutan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,268$32,027$25,116
Less Than 9th Grade$15,536$23,000$
High School Graduate$35,438$36,438$25,500
Some College$31,422$36,250$26,250
Bachelors Degree$30,357$$25,952
Graduate Degree$18,750$$

$30,268

Average Earnings

$32,027

Average Male

$25,116

Average Female

Akutan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Akutan Language by Age

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Akutan Language

27.50% of Akutan residents speak only English, while 72.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 30.00% of the population.

Akutan Language

Akutan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1493422.82%
White922931.52%
Other962728.13%
Asian2362410.17%
Native1391410.07%
Multiple421126.19%
Black10376.80%

16.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.95%

Male Poverty Rate

26.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Akutan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Akutan is White, with 31.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Akutan is Black, with 6.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.33%.

Akutan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.45%
Bachelors or Greater11.49%
High School11.16%
Some College6.56%

Akutan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed30.00%
Male Employed10.68%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Akutan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Akutan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,125$55,262
Families$49,167$58,046
Married Families$47,917-
Non Families$28,750$35,588
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Income by Household Type

Akutan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Akutan Married by Age and Sex

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Akutan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Akutan Marital Status by Race

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Akutan Marital Status

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19

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War10
Vietnam4
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea

Akutan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5410
55 to 649
75+
65 to 74
18 to 34

Akutan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White119.73%
Asian83.39%

Akutan Veterans by Race

Akutan Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Akutan Veterans by Education

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93.3%

Labor Force Participation

92.3%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Akutan Employment by Age

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Akutan Employment by Race

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Akutan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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24.35%

Born in Akutan

41.18%

Native Born

58.82%

Foreign Born

43.91%

Non Citizen

14.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

41.18% of Akutan residents were born in the United States, with 24.35% having been born in Alaska. 43.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Akutan Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,033-4-0.39%
20201,037-4-0.38%
20191,041-4-0.38%
20181,045-3-0.29%
20171,04860.58%
20161,0420.00%
20151,04220.19%
20141,0400.00%
20131,04040.39%
20121,03620.19%
20111,03460.58%
20101,0280.00%

Akutan Population by Year