Bear Creek, Alaska Population 2022

2,163
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Bear Creek is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,163, it is the 43rd largest city in Alaska and the 10523rd largest city in the United States. Bear Creek is currently growing at a rate of 0.79% annually and its population has increased by 1.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,129 in 2020. Spanning over 40 miles, Bear Creek has a population density of 56 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bear Creek is $66,696 with a poverty rate of 13.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $230,100. The median age in Bear Creek is 44.8 years, 46.4 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Bear Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 83.14%
  • Native American: 10.10%
  • Two or more races: 5.59%
  • Asian: 1.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bear Creek, Alaska is 2,163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,129.

Bear Creek, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,07083.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native13010.10%
Asian151.17%
Two or More Races725.59%
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Bear Creek Population by Race

Bear Creek Population Pyramid 2022

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Bear Creek Median Age

46.2


Total

47


Male

43.8


Female

Bear Creek Adults

There are 971 adults, (202 of whom are seniors) in Bear Creek.

Bear Creek Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bear Creek Sex Ratio

Female

666

51.75%

Male

621

48.25%

Bear Creek Population by Age

Bear Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bear Creek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
Married93.4%6.6%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family29.7%70.3%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bear Creek Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4812.672.1
Married2742.9793.4
Male103.4100
Female324.41100
Non Family1651.629.7

3.13

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Bear Creek Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade60.64%
9th to 12th Grade262.76%
High School Graduate25226.78%
Some College29631.46%
Associates Degree747.86%
Bachelors Degree23424.87%
Graduate Degree535.63%
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Bear Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bear Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races222218
Asian1055
White842827264
Hispanic1414
Native American5745

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 81.82%.

Bear Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,474$46,615$46,412
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$54,095$53,276$65,223
Some College$47,599$47,542$
Bachelors Degree$46,088$$46,875
Graduate Degree$$$

$46,474

Average Earnings

$46,615

Average Male

$46,412

Average Female

Bear Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bear Creek Language by Age

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Bear Creek Language

94.59% of Bear Creek residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.58% of the population.

Bear Creek Language

Bear Creek Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,04614914.24%
Native130129.23%
OtherNaN%
Multiple721520.83%

13.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.20%

Male Poverty Rate

14.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bear Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bear Creek is White, with 14.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bear Creek is Multiple, with 20.83% 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 15.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.71%.

Bear Creek Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.50%
High School27.78%
Some College8.11%
Bachelors or Greater8.71%

Bear Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.88%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bear Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bear Creek Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,543$69,489
Families$102,679$87,756
Married Families$104,554-
Non Families$34,567$34,503
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Income by Household Type

Bear Creek Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bear Creek Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Bear Creek Marital Status by Race

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Bear Creek Marital Status

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93

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War12
Vietnam65
Korea10
World War II

Bear Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5412
55 to 6419
65 to 7452
75+10

Bear Creek Veterans by Age

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Bear Creek Veterans by Race

Bear Creek Veterans by Education

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13.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bear Creek Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bear Creek Employment by Age

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Bear Creek Employment by Race

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Bear Creek 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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40.56%

Born in Bear Creek

95.88%

Native Born

4.12%

Foreign Born

3.03%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.88% of Bear Creek residents were born in the United States, with 40.56% having been born in Alaska. 3.03% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,9560.00%
20111,973170.87%
20121,990170.86%
20132,007170.85%
20142,024170.85%
20152,041170.84%
20162,058170.83%
20172,075170.83%
20182,092170.82%
20192,109170.81%
20202,129200.95%
20212,146170.80%
20222,163170.79%

Bear Creek Population by Year