Badger, Alaska Population 2024

19,182

Badger is a city located in Fairbanks North Star County Alaska. Badger has a 2024 population of 19,182. Badger is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -1.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,434 in 2020.

The average household income in Badger is $123,514 with a poverty rate of 5.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Badger is 34.7 years, 33.7 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Badger Demographics

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

  • White: 78.59%
  • Two or more races: 10.47%
  • Native American: 5.57%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Other race: 1.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.96%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
65.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
292.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.3% (-252)
The current population of Badger, Alaska is 19,182 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,434.

Badger, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,07578.59%
Two or more races2,00910.47%
Native American1,0685.57%
Black or African American3071.6%
Asian2801.46%
Other race2591.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1840.96%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Badger Population by Race

Badger Population Pyramid 2024

Badger Median Age

34.7

Total

33.7

Male

35.1

Female

Badger Adults

There are 14,294 adults, (2,275 of whom are seniors) in Badger.

Badger Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Badger Sex Ratio

Female8,54644.55%
Male10,63655.45%

Badger Population by Age

Badger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,5522.9282.417.6
Married3,7903.690.69.4
Non Family2,0461.469.630.4
Female4083.6265.234.8
Male3083.8988.611.4
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3.49

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Badger 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

Badger Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Badger Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 38.06%.

Badger Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$61,471

Average Earnings

$71,023

Average Male

$50,219

Average Female

Badger Earnings by Educational Attainment

Badger Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Badger Language

93.17% of Badger residents speak only English, while 6.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.89% of the population.

Badger Language

Badger Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,2196814.79%
Hispanic1,50815310.15%
Multiple2,009924.58%
Native1,068575.34%
Black283155.3%
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5.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.33%

Male Poverty Rate

5.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Badger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Badger is Hispanic, with 10.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Badger is Multiple, with 4.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.14%.

Badger Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.52%
High School7.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.92%
Some College1.47%
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Badger Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.54%
Male Unemployed6.34%
Female Employed1.52%
Male Employed1.15%
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Badger Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Badger Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Badger Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Badger Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Badger 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 55-64.

Badger Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Badger Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,939

Number of Veterans

2,608

Male Veterans

331

Female Veterans

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Badger Veterans by War

count

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Badger Veterans by Age

count

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Badger Veterans by Race

Badger Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Badger Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Badger Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Badger Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Badger 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

34.45%

Born in Badger

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

2.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.81% of Badger residents were born in the United States, with 34.45% having been born in Alaska. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Badger Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202419,182
202319,182
202219,182-44-0.23%
202119,226-208-1.07%
202019,4345232.77%
201918,9111190.63%
201818,792-247-1.3%
201719,039-791-3.99%
201619,830-1,367-6.45%
201521,197220.1%
201421,1751800.86%
201320,9952020.97%
201220,7931,5277.93%
201119,266-216-1.11%
201019,482
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Badger Population by Year