Buckland, Alaska Population 2024

493

Buckland is a city located in Northwest Arctic County Alaska. Buckland has a 2024 population of 493. Buckland is currently declining at a rate of -2.38% annually and its population has decreased by -10.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 548 in 2020.

The average household income in Buckland is $83,910 with a poverty rate of 15.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buckland is 22.2 years, 21.8 years for males, and 22.4 years for females.

Buckland Demographics

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

  • Native American: 97.83%
  • White: 2.17%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
578.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.04% (-55)
The current population of Buckland, Alaska is 493 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 548.

Buckland, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American63097.83%
White142.17%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Native American

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Buckland Population by Race

Buckland Population Pyramid 2024

Buckland Median Age

22.2

Total

21.8

Male

22.4

Female

Buckland Adults

There are 367 adults, (45 of whom are seniors) in Buckland.

Buckland Age Dependency

100

Age Dependency Ratio

14

Old Age Dependency Ratio

86

Child Dependency Ratio

Buckland Sex Ratio

Female27943.32%
Male36556.68%

Buckland Population by Age

Buckland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1334.8482.717.3
Married665.7372.727.3
Female314.7190.39.7
Male214.951000
Non Family151.0786.713.3
showing: 5 rows

5.21

Average Family Size

4.84

Average Household Size

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buckland 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

Buckland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buckland 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 50%.

Buckland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,000

Average Earnings

$28,750

Average Male

$31,667

Average Female

Buckland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buckland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buckland Language

80.72% of Buckland residents speak only English, while 19.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 19.28% of the population.

Buckland Language

Buckland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native62910015.9%
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15.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.42%

Male Poverty Rate

18.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buckland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buckland is Native, with 15.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buckland is Native, with 15.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.51%.

Buckland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater33.33%
Less Than 9th Grade23.4%
Some College15.22%
High School10.1%
showing: 4 rows

Buckland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.1%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Male Employed12.05%
Female Employed3.08%
showing: 4 rows

Buckland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buckland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buckland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Buckland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buckland 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.

Buckland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buckland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Buckland Veterans by War

count

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Buckland Veterans by Age

count

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Buckland Veterans by Race

Buckland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buckland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

37.1%

Employment Rate

27.1%

Unemployment Rate

Buckland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buckland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buckland 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

98.14%

Born in Buckland

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Buckland residents were born in the United States, with 98.14% having been born in Alaska. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Buckland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029433-12-2.7%
2028445-12-2.63%
2027457-12-2.56%
2026469-12-2.49%
2025481-12-2.43%
2024493-12-2.38%
2023505-12-2.32%
2022517-12-2.27%
2021529-19-3.47%
202054812429.25%
2019424-4-0.93%
2018428-2-0.47%
201743040.94%
2016426-5-1.16%
201543110.23%
201443030.7%
201342710.23%
2012426
201142681.91%
2010418
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Buckland Population by Year