Cordova, Alaska Population 2024

2,462

Cordova is a city located in Valdez-Cordova County Alaska. Cordova has a 2024 population of 2,462. Cordova is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -5.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,593 in 2020.

The average household income in Cordova is $100,660 with a poverty rate of 2.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cordova is 36.9 years, 40.4 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Cordova Demographics

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

  • White: 68.41%
  • Asian: 15.12%
  • Two or more races: 10.53%
  • Native American: 4.39%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
61.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
40.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.05% (-131)
The current population of Cordova, Alaska is 2,462 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,593.

Cordova, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,71568.41%
Asian37915.12%
Two or more races26410.53%
Native American1104.39%
Other race170.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.56%
Black or African American80.32%
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White

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Cordova Population by Race

Cordova Population Pyramid 2024

Cordova Median Age

36.9

Total

40.4

Male

34.4

Female

Cordova Adults

There are 1,987 adults, (392 of whom are seniors) in Cordova.

Cordova Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cordova Sex Ratio

Female1,17746.95%
Male1,33053.05%

Cordova Population by Age

Cordova Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8832.766.833.2
Married5703.1678.421.6
Non Family2201.1243.256.8
Female563.4867.932.1
Male373.842773
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cordova 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

Cordova Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cordova Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 88.24%.

Cordova Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,892

Average Earnings

$58,462

Average Male

$36,064

Average Female

Cordova Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cordova Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cordova Language

80.19% of Cordova residents speak only English, while 19.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 16.44% of the population.

Cordova Language

Cordova Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,595432.7%
Hispanic112119.82%
Multiple235114.68%
Asian37861.59%
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2.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.16%

Male Poverty Rate

1.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cordova

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cordova is Hispanic, with 9.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cordova is Asian, with 1.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was .

Cordova Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater9.66%
Some College1.01%
High School0.19%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Cordova Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.63%
Female Employed1.74%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Cordova Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cordova Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cordova Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.6%

Male Marriage Rate

67.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cordova Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cordova 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 45-54.

Cordova Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cordova Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

172

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

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Cordova Veterans by War

count

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Cordova Veterans by Age

count

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Cordova Veterans by Race

Cordova Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cordova Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cordova Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cordova Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cordova 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

40.05%

Born in Cordova

85.48%

Native Born

14.52%

Foreign Born

10.01%

Non Citizen

4.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.48% of Cordova residents were born in the United States, with 40.05% having been born in Alaska. 10.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cordova Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,337-25-1.06%
20282,362-25-1.05%
20272,387-25-1.04%
20262,412-25-1.03%
20252,437-25-1.02%
20242,462-25-1.01%
20232,487-25-1%
20222,512-25-0.99%
20212,537-56-2.16%
20202,59341018.78%
20192,18360.28%
20182,177-16-0.73%
20172,193-6-0.27%
20162,199130.59%
20152,186-36-1.62%
20142,222-59-2.59%
20132,281170.75%
20122,264-4-0.18%
20112,268190.84%
20102,249
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Cordova Population by Year