Chefornak, Alaska Population 2021

481
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Chefornak is a city located in Bethel County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 481, it is the 59th largest city in Alaska and the 13483rd largest city in the United States . Chefornak is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 15.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 418 in 2010. Chefornak reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Chefornak has a population density of 92 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chefornak is $60,182 with a poverty rate of 17.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $45,700. 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: 98.76%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • 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 481 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 471.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 418.

Chefornak, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native47798.76%
Two or More Races61.24%
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Chefornak Population by Race

Chefornak Population Pyramid $2021

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Chefornak Median Age

24


Total

22.7


Male

25.1


Female

Chefornak Adults

There are 297 adults, (39 of whom are seniors) in Chefornak.

Chefornak Age Dependency

87.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

72.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chefornak Sex Ratio

Female

233

48.24%

Male

250

51.76%

Chefornak Population by Age

Chefornak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chefornak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male36.4%63.6%
All81.9%18.1%
Married85.5%14.5%
Female100%0%
Non Family100%0%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chefornak Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All835.8281.9
Married556.5885.5
Female115.45100
Male11536.4
Non Family60100

6.06

Average Family Size

5.82

Average Household Size

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Chefornak Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2711.79%
9th to 12th Grade2510.92%
High School Graduate11550.22%
Some College4419.21%
Associates Degree104.37%
Bachelors Degree83.49%
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 77.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 3.49%.

Chefornak Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,750$23,333$15,833
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$16,250$$15,000
Some College$23,333$23,333$23,333
Bachelors Degree$61,250$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,750

Average Earnings

$23,333

Average Male

$15,833

Average Female

Chefornak Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chefornak Language by Age

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Chefornak Language

1.64% of Chefornak residents speak only English, while 98.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 98.36% of the population.

Chefornak Language

Chefornak Poverty by Race

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17.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.00%

Male Poverty Rate

16.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chefornak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chefornak is Native, with 17.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chefornak is Native, with 17.61% 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 15.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.63%.

Chefornak Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.62%
High School8.70%
Some College7.41%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Chefornak Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed69.23%
Male Unemployed18.18%
Male Employed10.34%
Female Employed9.86%

Chefornak Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chefornak Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,083$60,182
Families$53,750$62,058
Married Families$56,875-
Non Families$21,250$20,083
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Income by Household Type

Chefornak Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

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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23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War8
Vietnam4
Korea1
World War II

Chefornak Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+7
35 to 547
18 to 344
55 to 643
65 to 742

Chefornak Veterans by Age

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Chefornak Veterans by Race

Chefornak Veterans by Education

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8.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chefornak Veterans by Education

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

40.3%

Employment Rate

21.3%

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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202148151.05%
202047651.06%
201947151.07%
201846610.22%
2017465112.42%
201645410.22%
20154530.00%
201445310.22%
2013452214.87%
201243151.17%
201142671.67%
20104190.00%

Chefornak Population by Year