Big Lake, Alaska Population 2020

2,765
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Big Lake is a city located in Alaska. Big Lake has a 2020 population of 2,765. Big Lake is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -17.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,350 in 2010. Big Lake reached it's highest population of 4,018 in 2013.

The average household income in Big Lake is $72,474 with a poverty rate of 17.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $963 per month, and the median house value is $187,500. The median age in Big Lake is 47.1 years, 46.7 years for males, and 47.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.6 males.

Big Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 87.74%
  • Native American: 7.56%
  • Two or more races: 3.73%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Big Lake, Alaska is 2,765, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,765.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,350.

Big Lake, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,42687.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native2097.56%
Two or More Races1033.73%
Asian200.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.25%
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Big Lake Population Pyramid 2020

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Big Lake Median Age

47.1


Total

46.7


Male

47.6


Female

Big Lake Adults

There are 2,266 adults, (495 of whom are seniors) in Big Lake.

Big Lake Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Lake Sex Ratio

Female

1,345

48.64%

Male

1,420

51.36%

Big Lake Households and Families

Big Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Big Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All78.1%21.9%
Non Family75.2%24.8%
Female48.6%51.4%
Male46.7%53.3%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1162.4878.1
Married5712.9487.4
Non Family4081.375.2
Female1074.0948.6
Male303.9346.7

3.12

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Big Lake Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade271.30%
9th to 12th Grade1306.24%
High School Graduate89943.16%
Some College62129.81%
Associates Degree1487.11%
Bachelors Degree1858.88%
Graduate Degree733.50%
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Big Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8201,684229
Native American1321144
Multiple Races656211
Hispanic39394
Asian202010
Islander77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,314$55,885$24,643
Less Than High School$37,083$47,679$
High School Grad$41,618$48,750$28,947
Some College$38,750$68,472$19,917
Bachelors Degree$54,022$127,708$38,250
Graduate Degree$74,167$80,000$58,750

$42,314

Average Earnings

$55,885

Average Male

$24,643

Average Female

Big Lake Language

Big Lake Language by Age

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Big Lake Language

97.13% of Big Lake residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Big Lake Poverty

Big Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,33337716.16%
Native2096330.14%
Multiple1032120.39%
Hispanic931111.83%
Asian20420.00%

17.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.00%

Male Poverty Rate

19.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Lake is Native, with 30.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Lake is Hispanic, with 11.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.91%.

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Name Poverty
High School20.24%
Some College15.47%
Less Than High School7.01%
Bachelors or Greater6.98%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.41%
Female Employed8.31%
Male Employed1.91%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Big Lake Income

Big Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,000$72,474
Families$76,705$85,494
Married Families$92,656-
Non Families$34,423$48,245
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Big Lake Marital Status

Big Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Big Lake 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 45-54.

Big Lake Marital Status by Race

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Big Lake Veterans

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314

Number of Veterans

302

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam156
First Gulf War42
Korea39
Second Gulf War13
World War II5
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7497
55 to 6491
35 to 5464
75+54
18 to 348
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Name Veterans % of Total
White30214.91%
Indian128.05%

Big Lake Veterans by Education

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13.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Lake Employment Status

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

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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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36.27%

Born in Alaska

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Big Lake residents were born in the United States, with 36.27% having been born in Alaska. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,7650.00%
20192,7650.00%
20182,765-371-11.83%
20173,136-416-11.71%
20163,552-263-6.89%
20153,815-144-3.64%
20143,959-59-1.47%
20134,01838210.51%
20123,6361574.51%
20113,4791293.85%
20103,3500.00%