Big Delta, Alaska Population 2024

545

Big Delta is a city located in Southeast Fairbanks County Alaska. Big Delta has a 2024 population of 545. Big Delta is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -13.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 627 in 2020.

The average household income in Big Delta is $87,670 with a poverty rate of 4.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Big Delta is 54.4 years, 54.1 years for males, and 56.1 years for females.

Big Delta Demographics

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

  • White: 91.74%
  • Native American: 4.22%
  • Two or more races: 4.04%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
46.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
11.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-13.08% (-82)
The current population of Big Delta, Alaska is 545 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 627.

Big Delta, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White50091.74%
Native American234.22%
Two or more races224.04%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Big Delta Population by Race

Big Delta Population Pyramid 2024

Big Delta Median Age

54.4

Total

54.1

Male

56.1

Female

Big Delta Adults

There are 422 adults, (114 of whom are seniors) in Big Delta.

Big Delta Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Delta Sex Ratio

Female20938.35%
Male33661.65%

Big Delta Population by Age

Big Delta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1952.7881.518.5
Married1123.7688.411.6
Non Family6001000
Female142.640100
Male92.670100
showing: 5 rows

3.57

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Big Delta 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

Big Delta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Delta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 55.48%.

Big Delta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$58,587

Average Earnings

$59,250

Average Male

$58,077

Average Female

Big Delta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Delta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Big Delta Language

97.32% of Big Delta residents speak only English, while 2.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.1% of the population.

Big Delta Language

Big Delta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple2222100%
White50040.8%
showing: 2 rows

4.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.74%

Male Poverty Rate

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Delta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Delta is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Delta is White, with 0.8% 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 21.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.57%.

Big Delta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College22.92%
High School4.6%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Big Delta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed19.13%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Big Delta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Delta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Big Delta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

72.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Delta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Big Delta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Big Delta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Big Delta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

39

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Big Delta Veterans by War

count

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Big Delta Veterans by Age

count

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Big Delta Veterans by Race

Big Delta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Delta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

40%

Employment Rate

24.7%

Unemployment Rate

Big Delta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Big Delta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Big Delta 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

42.39%

Born in Big Delta

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Big Delta residents were born in the United States, with 42.39% having been born in Alaska. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Big Delta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024545
2023545
2022545244.61%
2021521-106-16.91%
20206277112.77%
20195569921.66%
2018457-131-22.28%
2017588111.91%
2016577387.05%
2015539-51-8.64%
2014590-62-9.51%
2013652-12-1.81%
201266412823.88%
2011536-55-9.31%
2010591
showing: 15 rows

Big Delta Population by Year