Cordova, Alaska Population 2020

2,132
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Cordova is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,132, it is the 22nd largest city in Alaska and the 7357th largest city in the United States. Cordova is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -4.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,239 in 2010. Cordova reached it's highest population of 2,280 in 2013. Spanning over 75 miles, Cordova has a population density of 35 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cordova is $101,984 with a poverty rate of 4.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,057 per month, and the median house value is $316,200. The median age in Cordova is 44.1 years, 48.6 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.7 males.

Cordova Demographics

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

  • White: 70.05%
  • Native American: 10.28%
  • Two or more races: 8.71%
  • Asian: 8.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.24%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
The current population of Cordova, Alaska is 2,132, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,160.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,239.

Cordova, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,14070.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native31410.28%
Two or More Races2668.71%
Asian2568.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander381.24%
Some Other Race331.08%
Black or African American80.26%
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Cordova Population Pyramid 2020

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Cordova Median Age

44.1


Total

48.6


Male

38.2


Female

Cordova Adults

There are 2,487 adults, (460 of whom are seniors) in Cordova.

Cordova Age Dependency

50.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Cordova Sex Ratio

Female

1,443

47.23%

Male

1,612

52.77%

Cordova Households and Families

Cordova Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cordova Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married86.1%13.9%
All69.9%30.1%
Male57.1%42.9%
Non Family38.7%61.3%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0022.9669.9
Married6323.5386.1
Non Family3101.4638.7
Male564.3457.1
Female49.25100

3.38

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Cordova Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade160.72%
9th to 12th Grade1084.85%
High School Graduate64328.86%
Some College59426.66%
Associates Degree1014.53%
Bachelors Degree62428.01%
Graduate Degree1426.37%
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Cordova Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5491,478653
Native American23822921
Asian18215418
Hispanic13912447
Multiple Races939227
Other Race3318
Islander2828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.16%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,448$52,986$30,313
Less Than High School$22,891$23,594$
High School Grad$19,254$63,000$17,746
Some College$54,968$73,750$47,813
Bachelors Degree$$$37,440
Graduate Degree$68,819$36,154$69,792

$40,448

Average Earnings

$52,986

Average Male

$30,313

Average Female

Cordova Language

Cordova Language by Age

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Cordova Language

85.35% of Cordova residents speak only English, while 14.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.72% of the population.

Cordova Poverty

Cordova Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native3109931.94%
White1,978311.57%
Asian25541.57%
Hispanic16810.60%
Other1815.56%

4.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.07%

Male Poverty Rate

1.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cordova

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cordova is Native, with 31.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cordova is Hispanic, with 0.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.50%.

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater4.10%
High School3.92%
Some College2.37%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Employed9.59%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cordova Income

Cordova Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,970$101,984
Families$103,400$119,089
Married Families$107,628-
Non Families$65,408$60,109
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Cordova Marital Status

Cordova Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cordova Married by Age and Sex

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Cordova Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cordova Marital Status by Race

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Cordova Veterans

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250

Number of Veterans

211

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam134
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War26
Korea1
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74132
35 to 5468
18 to 3439
55 to 6410
75+1
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Name Veterans % of Total
White20811.59%
Hispanic5036.23%
Indian248.05%
Other1545.45%
Asian21.08%
2 or More10.84%

Cordova Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cordova Employment Status

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78.1%

Labor Force Participation

75.5%

Employment Rate

2.5%

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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38.13%

Born in Alaska

85.66%

Native Born

14.34%

Foreign Born

9.20%

Non Citizen

5.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.66% of Cordova residents were born in the United States, with 38.13% having been born in Alaska. 9.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,132-14-0.65%
20192,146-14-0.65%
20182,160-16-0.74%
20172,176-14-0.64%
20162,19050.23%
20152,185-35-1.58%
20142,220-60-2.63%
20132,280130.57%
20122,26720.09%
20112,265190.85%
20102,2460.00%