Alakanuk, Alaska Population 2021

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Alakanuk is a city located in Kusilvak County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 774, it is the 37th largest city in Alaska and the 11433rd largest city in the United States . Alakanuk is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 14.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 677 in 2010. Alakanuk reached it's highest population of in . 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 42.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $771 per month, and the median house value is $100,800. The median age in Alakanuk is 20.5 years, 19.6 years for males, and 21.6 years for females.

Alakanuk Demographics

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

  • Native American: 99.02%
  • Two or more races: 0.98%
  • White: 0.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Alakanuk, Alaska is 774 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 774.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 677.

Alakanuk, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native80599.02%
Two or More Races80.98%
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Alakanuk Population by Race

Alakanuk Population Pyramid $2021

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Alakanuk Median Age

20.5


Total

19.6


Male

21.6


Female

Alakanuk Adults

There are 446 adults, (56 of whom are seniors) in Alakanuk.

Alakanuk Age Dependency

108.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

94.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alakanuk Sex Ratio

Female

384

47.23%

Male

429

52.77%

Alakanuk Population by Age

Alakanuk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alakanuk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male67.7%32.3%
Married78.2%21.8%
All79.4%20.6%
Non Family83.3%16.7%
Female93.3%6.7%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alakanuk Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1605.0879.4
Married875.678.2
Male314.1367.7
Female306.0793.3
Non Family121.3383.3

5.2

Average Family Size

5.08

Average Household Size

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Alakanuk Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade298.31%
9th to 12th Grade8424.07%
High School Graduate16146.13%
Some College5716.33%
Associates Degree61.72%
Bachelors Degree82.29%
Graduate Degree41.15%
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Alakanuk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alakanuk Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American34323312
2+ Races63

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 67.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 3.50%.

Alakanuk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$14,479$13,125$16,389
Less Than 9th Grade$3,750$3,500$3,854
High School Graduate$23,750$13,000$26,111
Some College$15,833$14,250$
Bachelors Degree$48,750$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$14,479

Average Earnings

$13,125

Average Male

$16,389

Average Female

Alakanuk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alakanuk Language by Age

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Alakanuk Language

71.33% of Alakanuk residents speak only English, while 28.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 28.67% of the population.

Alakanuk Language

Alakanuk Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native80434342.66%
Multiple8337.50%

42.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

45.79%

Male Poverty Rate

39.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alakanuk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alakanuk is Native, with 42.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alakanuk is Multiple, with 37.50% 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 33.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.60%.

Alakanuk Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade58.41%
High School24.84%
Some College22.22%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Alakanuk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.70%
Male Unemployed53.33%
Female Employed12.99%
Male Employed11.27%

Alakanuk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alakanuk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,500$48,766
Families$36,250$47,193
Married Families$42,679-
Non Families$21,250$28,542
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Income by Household Type

Alakanuk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Alakanuk Married by Age and Sex

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Alakanuk 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.

Alakanuk Marital Status by Race

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Alakanuk Marital Status

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35

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War15
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War11
World War II
Korea

Alakanuk Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5413
65 to 7411
55 to 644
18 to 344
75+3

Alakanuk Veterans by Age

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Alakanuk Veterans by Race

Alakanuk Veterans by Education

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28.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alakanuk Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

30.4%

Employment Rate

45%

Unemployment Rate

Alakanuk Employment by Age

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Alakanuk Employment by Race

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Alakanuk 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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99.51%

Born in Alakanuk

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Alakanuk residents were born in the United States, with 99.51% 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 Europe.

Alakanuk Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217740.00%
20207740.00%
20197740.00%
201877481.04%
201776660.79%
2016760-4-0.52%
2015764111.46%
2014753111.48%
2013742131.78%
201272991.25%
2011720426.19%
20106780.00%

Alakanuk Population by Year