Chefornak, Alaska Population 2022

486
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Chefornak is a city located in Bethel County Alaska. Chefornak has a 2020 population of 486. Chefornak is currently growing at a rate of 1.04% annually and its population has increased by 15.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 419 in 2010.

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 $725 per month, and the median house value is $47,500. 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 486 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 486.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 419.

Chefornak, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native40999.03%
Two or More Races40.97%
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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

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Non Family100%0%
Married84.3%15.7%
All78.7%21.3%
Male27.3%72.7%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chefornak Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All755.5178.7
Married516.184.3
Male11527.3
Female75.86100
Non Family60100

5.67

Average Family Size

5.51

Average Household Size

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Chefornak Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2713.92%
9th to 12th Grade2110.82%
High School Graduate9347.94%
Some College3618.56%
Associates Degree94.64%
Bachelors Degree84.12%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,500$25,000$14,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,313$27,188$
Some College$18,750$17,500$22,813
Bachelors Degree$62,500$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$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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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.92%
High School8.60%
Some College11.11%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Chefornak Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.33%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed6.67%
Female Unemployed66.67%

Chefornak Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chefornak Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,375$55,029
Families$45,625$56,646
Married Families$50,625-
Non Families$21,250$19,700
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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

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War8
Vietnam4
Korea2
World War II

Chefornak Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344
35 to 546
55 to 642
65 to 742
75+6

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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104190.00%
201142671.67%
201243151.17%
2013452214.87%
201445310.22%
20154530.00%
201645410.22%
2017465112.42%
201846610.22%
201947151.07%
202047651.06%
202148151.05%
202248651.04%

Chefornak Population by Year