Central, Alaska Population 2024

172

Central is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area Alaska. Central has a 2024 population of 172. Central is currently growing at a rate of 24.64% annually and its population has increased by 352.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38 in 2020.

The average household income in Central is $33,684 with a poverty rate of 11.43%. The median age in Central is 56.7 years: 60.4 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Central Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
247.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
0.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
352.63% (134)
The current population of Central, Alaska is 172 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 38.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White105100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Central Population by Race

Central Population Pyramid 2024

Central Median Age

56.7

Total

60.4

Male

32

Female

Central Adults

There are 72 adults, (12 of whom are seniors) in Central.

Central Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

Central Sex Ratio

Female4845.71%
Male5754.29%

Central Population by Age

Central Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All561.881000
Non Family4901000
Married781000
Male0000
Female0000

8

Average Family Size

1.88

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Central Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade56.94%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree68.33%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate6184.72%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Central Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Central Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White72676

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.33%.

Central Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$46,250$0$0
Some College$0$0$0

$46,250

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Central Earnings by Educational Attainment

Central Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Central Language

100% of Central residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Central Language

Central Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1051211.43%

11.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.04%

Male Poverty Rate

8.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Central

The race most likely to be in poverty in Central is White, with 11.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Central is White, with 11.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Central Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater66.67%
High School13.11%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Central Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Central Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Central Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households$16,379$33,684
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$16,078$18,904

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Central Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Central Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Central 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.

Central Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Central Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War4
Vietnam3
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Central Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 746
75+2
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Central Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White811.11%

Central Veterans by Race

Central Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Central Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Central Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Central Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Central 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

39.05%

Born in Central

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Central residents were born in the United States, with 39.05% having been born in Alaska. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Central Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241723424.64%
20231383331.43%
202210554105.88%
2021511334.21%
202038-2-5%
201940-7-14.89%
201847-4-7.84%
201751921.43%
201642-16-27.59%
201558-33-36.26%
201491-16-14.95%
201310788.08%
201299-36-26.67%
201113500%

Central Population by Year