Bear Creek, Alaska Population 2024

1,283

Bear Creek is a city located in Kenai Peninsula County Alaska. Bear Creek has a 2024 population of 1,283. Bear Creek is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,287 in 2020.

The average household income in Bear Creek is $92,930 with a poverty rate of 9.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bear Creek is 44.9 years, 45.4 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Bear Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 86.44%
  • Two or more races: 8.03%
  • Native American: 4.05%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
38.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
33.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.31% (-4)
The current population of Bear Creek, Alaska is 1,283 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,287.

Bear Creek, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,10986.44%
Two or more races1038.03%
Native American524.05%
Asian171.33%
Other race20.16%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bear Creek Population by Race

Bear Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Bear Creek Median Age

44.9

Total

45.4

Male

44.5

Female

Bear Creek Adults

There are 922 adults, (199 of whom are seniors) in Bear Creek.

Bear Creek Age Dependency

77.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bear Creek Sex Ratio

Female58445.52%
Male69954.48%

Bear Creek Population by Age

Bear Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4612.6962.537.5
Married2813.3788.611.4
Non Family1721.31882
Female891000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.53

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bear Creek 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

Bear Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bear Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 72.5%.

Bear Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,250

Average Earnings

$60,870

Average Male

$55,236

Average Female

Bear Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bear Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bear Creek Language

94.42% of Bear Creek residents speak only English, while 5.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Bear Creek Language

Bear Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,089938.54%
Multiple1032827.18%
showing: 2 rows

9.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.17%

Male Poverty Rate

12.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bear Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bear Creek is Multiple, with 27.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bear Creek is White, with 8.54% 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 , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.11%.

Bear Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College19.06%
High School17.95%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Bear Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Bear Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bear Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bear Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bear Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bear Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bear Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bear Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bear Creek Veterans by War

count

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Bear Creek Veterans by Age

count

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Bear Creek Veterans by Race

Bear Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Bear Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Bear Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bear Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bear Creek 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

37.65%

Born in Bear Creek

96.02%

Native Born

3.98%

Foreign Born

3.12%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.02% of Bear Creek residents were born in the United States, with 37.65% having been born in Alaska. 3.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bear Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,283
20231,283
20221,283-241-15.81%
20211,52423718.41%
20201,2871099.25%
20191,178-287-19.59%
20181,465-47-3.11%
20171,5121238.86%
20161,389-435-23.85%
20151,824-575-23.97%
20142,39946624.11%
20131,933-27-1.38%
20121,960-358-15.44%
20112,31836218.51%
20101,956
showing: 15 rows

Bear Creek Population by Year