Chevak, Alaska Population 2020

1,091
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Chevak is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 1,091, it is the 28th largest city in Alaska and the 9962nd largest city in the United States. Chevak is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 16.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 938 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Chevak has a population density of 954 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chevak is $44,098 with a poverty rate of 34.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $758 per month, and the median house value is $66,200. The median age in Chevak is 27.5 years, 29.3 years for males, and 25.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 131.1 males.

Chevak Demographics

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

  • Native American: 85.14%
  • White: 12.76%
  • Black or African American: 1.31%
  • Two or more races: 0.52%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chevak, Alaska is 1,091, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,075.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 938.

Chevak, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native97485.14%
White14612.76%
Black or African American151.31%
Two or More Races60.52%
Some Other Race30.26%
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Chevak Population Pyramid 2020

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Chevak Median Age

27.5


Total

29.3


Male

25.3


Female

Chevak Adults

There are 747 adults, (60 of whom are seniors) in Chevak.

Chevak Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

8.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chevak Sex Ratio

Female

495

43.27%

Male

649

56.73%

Chevak Households and Families

Chevak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chevak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
Non Family83%17%
Male82.9%17.1%
All81.9%18.1%
Female71.9%28.1%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2154.7481.9
Married706.5488.6
Female575.471.9
Non Family531.2383
Male355.482.9

5.52

Average Family Size

4.74

Average Household Size

17.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Chevak Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade263.99%
9th to 12th Grade8412.88%
High School Graduate34452.76%
Some College11417.48%
Associates Degree314.75%
Bachelors Degree355.37%
Graduate Degree182.76%
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Chevak Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American49939111
White12612642
Hispanic2929
Other Race33
Multiple Races2
Black22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,917$19,125$22,232
Less Than High School$10,625$9,583$12,500
High School Grad$$$12,159
Some College$19,611$19,156$29,107
Bachelors Degree$92,813$$
Graduate Degree$83,750$$

$19,917

Average Earnings

$19,125

Average Male

$22,232

Average Female

Chevak Language

Chevak Language by Age

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Chevak Language

41.39% of Chevak residents speak only English, while 58.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 55.80% of the population.

Chevak Poverty

Chevak Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native97237938.99%
White12697.14%

34.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.89%

Male Poverty Rate

42.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chevak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chevak is Native, with 38.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chevak is White, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.11%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.64%
High School33.14%
Some College11.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Male Unemployed32.73%
Female Employed25.64%
Male Employed12.66%

Chevak Income

Chevak Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,250$44,098
Families$38,750$47,809
Married Families$51,667-
Non Families-$23,426
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Chevak Marital Status

Chevak Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.6%

Male Marriage Rate

22.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chevak Married by Age and Sex

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Chevak Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Chevak Marital Status by Race

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Chevak Veterans

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32

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
Vietnam5
First Gulf War5
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6416
35 to 548
65 to 745
18 to 343
75+
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian284.73%
Black2100.00%
White21.37%

Chevak Veterans by Education

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31.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chevak Employment Status

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

16.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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85.93%

Born in Alaska

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Chevak residents were born in the United States, with 85.93% having been born in Alaska. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,09180.74%
20191,08380.74%
20181,075100.94%
20171,06580.76%
20161,057-6-0.56%
20151,063232.21%
20141,040151.46%
20131,025141.38%
20121,011131.30%
2011998646.85%
20109340.00%