Chefornak, Alaska Population 2020

487
Loading...

Chefornak is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 487, it is the 60th largest city in Alaska and the 13429th largest city in the United States. Chefornak is currently growing at a rate of 2.10% annually and its population has increased by 16.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 418 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Chefornak has a population density of 93 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chefornak is $61,624 with a poverty rate of 20.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $68,000. The median age in Chefornak is 22.8 years, 21.9 years for males, and 24.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.3 males.

Chefornak Demographics

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

  • Native American: 98.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • 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 487, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 467.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 418.

Chefornak, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native49598.80%
Two or More Races61.20%
Loading...

Chefornak Population Pyramid 2020

Loading...

Chefornak Median Age

22.8


Total

21.9


Male

24.7


Female

Chefornak Adults

There are 305 adults, (40 of whom are seniors) in Chefornak.

Chefornak Age Dependency

89.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

74

Child Dependency Ratio

Chefornak Sex Ratio

Female

236

47.11%

Male

265

52.89%

Chefornak Households and Families

Chefornak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Chefornak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Female100%0%
Married89.7%10.3%
All86%14%
Male57.1%42.9%

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All865.8386
Married586.7989.7
Male144.4357.1
Non Family70100
Female75.43100

6.1

Average Family Size

5.83

Average Household Size

1.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Loading...

Chefornak Education

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3314.67%
9th to 12th Grade2410.67%
High School Graduate11752.00%
Some College3917.33%
Associates Degree83.56%
Bachelors Degree41.78%
Graduate Degree0.00%
Loading...

Chefornak Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 74.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 1.78%.

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,750$23,750$23,750
Less Than High School$$8,750$
High School Grad$25,694$25,750$25,625
Some College$24,375$24,167$25,000
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,750

Average Earnings

$23,750

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Chefornak Language

Chefornak Language by Age

Loading...

Chefornak Language

2.26% of Chefornak residents speak only English, while 97.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 97.74% of the population.

Chefornak Poverty

Chefornak Poverty by Race

Loading...

20.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.38%

Male Poverty Rate

19.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chefornak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chefornak is Native, with 20.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chefornak is Native, with 20.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.32%.

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.09%
High School7.69%
Some College6.38%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Loading...
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed24.14%
Female Employed11.11%
Male Employed8.47%

Chefornak Income

Chefornak Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$53,750$61,624
Families$63,125$63,687
Married Families$56,667-
Non Families$19,375$19,686
Loading...

Chefornak Marital Status

Chefornak Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chefornak Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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

Loading...

Chefornak Veterans

Loading...

20

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War6
Vietnam4
Korea2
World War II
Loading...
Age Group Veterans
75+8
35 to 546
55 to 644
18 to 342
65 to 74
Loading...

Chefornak Veterans by Education

Loading...

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chefornak Employment Status

Loading...

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

23.8%

Unemployment Rate

Loading...
Loading...

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

100.00%

Born in Alaska

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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020487102.10%
2019477102.14%
201846730.65%
2017464102.20%
201645410.22%
20154530.00%
201445310.22%
2013452214.87%
201243151.17%
201142671.67%
20104190.00%