Cordova, Alaska Population 2021

2,191
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Cordova is a city located in Valdez-Cordova County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,191, it is the 22nd largest city in Alaska and the 7281st largest city in the United States . Cordova is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually but its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,239 in 2010. Cordova reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 75 miles, Cordova has a population density of 36 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cordova is $112,521 with a poverty rate of 4.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,122 per month, and the median house value is $330,600. The median age in Cordova is 38.2 years, 40.8 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Cordova Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cordovawas:

  • White: 65.64%
  • Native American: 10.57%
  • Asian: 10.53%
  • Two or more races: 10.32%
  • Other race: 1.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
The current population of Cordova, Alaska is 2,191 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,169.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,239.

Cordova, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,85765.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native29910.57%
Asian29810.53%
Two or More Races29210.32%
Some Other Race361.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander331.17%
Black or African American140.49%
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Cordova Population by Race

Cordova Population Pyramid $2021

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Cordova Median Age

38.2


Total

40.8


Male

34.3


Female

Cordova Adults

There are 2,244 adults, (342 of whom are seniors) in Cordova.

Cordova Age Dependency

48.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cordova Sex Ratio

Female

1,266

44.75%

Male

1,563

55.25%

Cordova Population by Age

Cordova Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cordova Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male12%88%
Non Family44.6%55.4%
All72.7%27.3%
Married89.4%10.6%
Female100%0%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cordova Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8173.3372.7
Married5643.6789.4
Non Family1751.7644.6
Male754.1312
Female311.33100

3.49

Average Family Size

3.33

Average Household Size

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Cordova Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade110.55%
9th to 12th Grade1025.07%
High School Graduate67833.71%
Some College51625.66%
Associates Degree1155.72%
Bachelors Degree49724.71%
Graduate Degree924.57%
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Cordova Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cordova Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3521,291497
Asian23520325
Native American20920015
Hispanic11110133
2+ Races818019
Other Race3626
Islander1616
Black77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.76%.

Cordova Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,688$52,883$28,185
Less Than 9th Grade$22,222$23,173$
High School Graduate$19,501$65,500$18,145
Some College$54,506$69,554$50,438
Bachelors Degree$$$37,458
Graduate Degree$62,500$36,442$71,063

$39,688

Average Earnings

$52,883

Average Male

$28,185

Average Female

Cordova Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cordova Language by Age

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Cordova Language

84.04% of Cordova residents speak only English, while 15.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 10.61% of the population.

Cordova Language

Cordova Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2959130.85%
White1,741321.84%
Asian29751.68%
Hispanic10632.83%
Other14321.43%

4.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.02%

Male Poverty Rate

2.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cordova

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cordova is Native, with 30.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cordova is Asian, with 1.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.38%.

Cordova Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater5.57%
High School4.00%
Some College0.51%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Cordova Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.59%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cordova Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cordova Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$94,625$112,521
Families$110,577$123,971
Married Families$111,923-
Non Families$54,556$60,801
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Income by Household Type

Cordova Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

65.0%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cordova Marital Status by Race

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Cordova Marital Status

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195

Number of Veterans

166

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam83
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War32
Korea4
World War II

Cordova Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7478
35 to 5473
18 to 3429
55 to 648
75+7

Cordova Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1509.90%
Hispanic4742.34%
Other Race2261.11%
Native American176.18%
2+ Races32.68%
Asian31.26%

Cordova Veterans by Race

Cordova Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cordova Veterans by Education

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81.9%

Labor Force Participation

78.6%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cordova Employment by Age

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Cordova Employment by Race

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Cordova 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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41.36%

Born in Cordova

85.58%

Native Born

14.42%

Foreign Born

10.25%

Non Citizen

4.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.58% of Cordova residents were born in the United States, with 41.36% having been born in Alaska. 10.25% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,191110.50%
20202,180110.51%
20192,169110.51%
20182,158-15-0.69%
20172,173-15-0.69%
20162,18850.23%
20152,183-36-1.62%
20142,219-62-2.72%
20132,281140.62%
20122,26710.04%
20112,266200.89%
20102,2460.00%

Cordova Population by Year