Alakanuk is a city located in Kusilvak County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 772, it is the 82nd largest city in Alaska and the 16504th largest city in the United States. Alakanuk is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually but its population has decreased by -27.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,063 in 2020. Spanning over 42 miles, Alakanuk has a population density of 24 people per square mile.
The average household income in Alakanuk is $48,766 with a poverty rate of 43.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $111,400. The median age in Alakanuk is 20.5 years, 19.6 years for males, and 21.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alakanukwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 2.24%.
73.61% of Alakanuk residents speak only English, while 26.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 26.39% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Alakanuk is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Alakanuk is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 57.21%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Alakanuk
99.91% of Alakanuk residents were born in the United States, with 99.53% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.