Chefornak, Alaska Population 2024

471

Chefornak is a city located in Bethel County Alaska. Chefornak has a 2024 population of 471. Chefornak is currently declining at a rate of -2.28% annually and its population has decreased by -7.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 507 in 2020.

The average household income in Chefornak is $67,424 with a poverty rate of 21.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chefornak is 25.2 years, 23.2 years for males, and 30.6 years for females.

Chefornak Demographics

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

  • Native American: 96.64%
  • Two or more races: 3.36%
  • White:
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
5.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
90.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.1% (-36)
The current population of Chefornak, Alaska is 471 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 507.

Chefornak, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American46096.64%
Two or more races163.36%
White
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Native American

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Chefornak Population by Race

Chefornak Population Pyramid 2024

Chefornak Median Age

25.2

Total

23.2

Male

30.6

Female

Chefornak Adults

There are 287 adults, (66 of whom are seniors) in Chefornak.

Chefornak Age Dependency

115.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

85.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Chefornak Sex Ratio

Female20442.86%
Male27257.14%

Chefornak Population by Age

Chefornak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All905.2981.118.9
Married595.9584.715.3
Male18455.644.4
Female1051000
Non Family301000
showing: 5 rows

5.28

Average Family Size

5.29

Average Household Size

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chefornak 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

Chefornak Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chefornak Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 75.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 6.28%.

Chefornak Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$21,731

Average Earnings

$21,563

Average Male

$22,000

Average Female

Chefornak Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chefornak Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chefornak Language

3.1% of Chefornak residents speak only English, while 96.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 96.9% of the population.

Chefornak Language

Chefornak Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native46010121.96%
showing: 1 rows

21.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.75%

Male Poverty Rate

24.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chefornak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chefornak is Native, with 21.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chefornak is Native, with 21.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 20.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.49%.

Chefornak Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.42%
Some College18%
High School11.3%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Chefornak Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed62.5%
Male Unemployed23.81%
Male Employed13.79%
Female Employed10.17%
showing: 4 rows

Chefornak Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chefornak Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chefornak Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Chefornak Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chefornak 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 Over 65.

Chefornak Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chefornak Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

26

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Chefornak Veterans by War

count

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Chefornak Veterans by Age

count

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Chefornak Veterans by Race

Chefornak Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chefornak Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

38.7%

Employment Rate

27.8%

Unemployment Rate

Chefornak Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chefornak Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chefornak 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

99.37%

Born in Chefornak

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Chefornak residents were born in the United States, with 99.37% 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.

Chefornak Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029416-11-2.58%
2028427-11-2.51%
2027438-11-2.45%
2026449-11-2.39%
2025460-11-2.34%
2024471-11-2.28%
2023482-11-2.23%
2022493-11-2.18%
2021504-3-0.59%
2020507398.33%
201946851.08%
2018463-2-0.43%
2017465122.65%
2016453
2015453
201445310.22%
2013452214.87%
201243151.17%
201142671.67%
2010419
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Chefornak Population by Year