Copper Center, Alaska Population 2024

297

Copper Center is a city located in Copper River Census Area Alaska. Copper Center has a 2024 population of 297. Copper Center is currently declining at a rate of -5.11% annually but its population has increased by 5.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 281 in 2020.

The average household income in Copper Center is $75,450 with a poverty rate of 3.41%. The median age in Copper Center is 35.1 years: 39.8 years for males, and 28.7 years for females.

Copper Center Demographics

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

  • Native American: 56.23%
  • White: 30.4%
  • Two or more races: 12.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
12.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
23.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.69% (16)
The current population of Copper Center, Alaska is 297 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 281.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American18556.23%
White10030.4%
Two or more races4212.77%
Black or African American10.3%
Asian10.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Native American

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Copper Center Population by Race

Copper Center Population Pyramid 2024

Copper Center Median Age

35.1

Total

39.8

Male

28.7

Female

Copper Center Adults

There are 227 adults, (45 of whom are seniors) in Copper Center.

Copper Center Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56

Child Dependency Ratio

Copper Center Sex Ratio

Female14844.98%
Male18155.02%

Copper Center Population by Age

Copper Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1122.8359.840.2
Married473.3891.58.5
Non Family441.2529.570.5
Female145.645050
Male73.4357.142.9

3.68

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Copper Center Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade147.07%
Associates Degree189.09%
Bachelors Degree199.6%
Graduate Degree42.02%
High School Graduate8140.91%
Less Than 9th Grade73.54%
Some College5527.78%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Copper Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Copper Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American98887
White868416
2+ Races1340
Asian110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.6%.

Copper Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$68,750$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$28,750$0$26,875
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$48,750$58,125$45,625
Some College$57,500$68,125$56,250

$48,750

Average Earnings

$58,125

Average Male

$45,625

Average Female

Copper Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Copper Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Copper Center Language

97.49% of Copper Center residents speak only English, while 2.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Copper Center Language

Copper Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple36616.67%
White10055%

3.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.71%

Male Poverty Rate

5.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Copper Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Copper Center is Multiple, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Copper Center is White, with 5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.1%.

Copper Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.1%
High School3.7%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Copper Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

Copper Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Copper Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$88,750$94,429
Households$65,556$75,450
Married Families$99,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,083$46,059

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Copper Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Copper Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Copper Center 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 45-54.

Copper Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Copper Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Copper Center Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7415
55 to 649
35 to 542
75+2
18 to 340

Copper Center Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1516.48%
Native American1311.4%

Copper Center Veterans by Race

Copper Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Copper Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

17.1%

Unemployment Rate

Copper Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Copper Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Copper Center 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

76.9%

Born in Copper Center

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Copper Center residents were born in the United States, with 76.9% having been born in Alaska. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Copper Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024297-16-5.11%
2023313-16-4.86%
2022329-16-4.64%
20213456422.78%
20202813614.69%
2019245-54-18.06%
2018299-98-24.69%
20173976218.51%
2016335-70-17.28%
2015405277.14%
2014378-1-0.26%
2013379267.37%
201235372.02%
2011346185.49%
201032800%

Copper Center Population by Year