Chefornak, Alaska Population 2022

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Chefornak is a city located in Bethel County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 524, it is the 113th largest city in Alaska and the 18840th largest city in the United States. Chefornak is currently growing at a rate of 1.75% annually and its population has increased by 3.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 506 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Chefornak has a population density of 100 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chefornak is $60,182 with a poverty rate of 18.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chefornak is 24 years, 22.7 years for males, and 25.1 years for females.

Chefornak Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chefornakwas:

  • Native American: 99.03%
  • Two or more races: 0.97%
  • White: 0.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Chefornak, Alaska is 524 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 506.

Chefornak, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Chefornak Population by Race

Chefornak Population Pyramid 2022

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Chefornak Median Age

24


Total

23.3


Male

24.6


Female

Chefornak Adults

There are 262 adults, (36 of whom are seniors) in Chefornak.

Chefornak Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chefornak Sex Ratio

Female

191

46.25%

Male

222

53.75%

Chefornak Population by Age

Chefornak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chefornak Household Types

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chefornak Households and Families

5.67

Average Family Size

5.51

Average Household Size

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Chefornak Households by Type

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Chefornak Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chefornak Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 75.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 4.12%.

Chefornak Educational Attainment by Race

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$17,500

Average Earnings

$25,000

Average Male

$14,500

Average Female

Chefornak Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chefornak Language by Age

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Chefornak Language

1.62% of Chefornak residents speak only English, while 98.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 98.38% of the population.

Chefornak Language

Chefornak Poverty by Race

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18.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.47%

Male Poverty Rate

17.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chefornak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chefornak is Native, with 18.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chefornak is Other, with NaN% 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 16.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.50%.

Chefornak Poverty

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Chefornak Poverty Rate by Education

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Chefornak Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chefornak Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Chefornak Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chefornak Married by Age and Sex

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Chefornak 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.

Chefornak Marital Status by Race

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Chefornak Marital Status

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20

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Chefornak Veterans by War

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Chefornak Veterans by Age

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Chefornak Veterans by Race

Chefornak Veterans by Education

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10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chefornak Veterans by Education

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50.4%

Labor Force Participation

37.5%

Employment Rate

25.5%

Unemployment Rate

Chefornak Employment by Age

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Chefornak Employment by Race

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Chefornak 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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100.00%

Born in Chefornak

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Chefornak residents were born in the United States, with 100.00% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chefornak Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Chefornak Population by Year