Deering, Alaska Population 2021

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Deering is a city located in Northwest Arctic County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 119, it is the 123rd largest city in Alaska and the 18005th largest city in the United States . Deering is currently declining at a rate of -1.65% annually and its population has decreased by -2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 122 in 2010. Deering reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Deering has a population density of 24 people per square mile.

The average household income in Deering is $50,468 with a poverty rate of 14.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,083 per month, and the median house value is $60,000. The median age in Deering is 26.1 years, 26.4 years for males, and 25.5 years for females.

Deering Demographics

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

  • Native American: 95.10%
  • Asian: 4.20%
  • White: 0.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Deering, Alaska is 119 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 123.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 122.

Deering, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native13695.10%
Asian64.20%
White10.70%
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Deering Population by Race

Deering Population Pyramid $2021

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Deering Median Age

26.1


Total

26.4


Male

25.5


Female

Deering Adults

There are 86 adults, (9 of whom are seniors) in Deering.

Deering Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

11.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

74

Child Dependency Ratio

Deering Sex Ratio

Female

64

44.76%

Male

79

55.24%

Deering Population by Age

Deering Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Deering Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Male60%40%
All64.7%35.3%
Married70%30%
Female70%30%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Deering Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All344.2164.7
Female104.970
Married106.370
Non Family91.1155.6
Male54.260

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Average Family Size

4.21

Average Household Size

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Deering Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade45.41%
9th to 12th Grade1114.86%
High School Graduate3547.30%
Some College1824.32%
Associates Degree45.41%
Bachelors Degree22.70%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Deering Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Deering Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American7057
Asian311
White111

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 100.00%.

Deering Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,222$26,750$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$29,167$26,875$41,250
Some College$26,500$$26,875
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,222

Average Earnings

$26,750

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Deering Earnings by Educational Attainment

Deering Language by Age

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Deering Language

81.20% of Deering residents speak only English, while 18.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 16.24% of the population.

Deering Language

Deering Poverty by Race

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14.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.19%

Male Poverty Rate

14.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Deering

The race most likely to be in poverty in Deering is Native, with 15.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Deering is Native, with 15.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.00%.

Deering Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.14%
Less Than 9th Grade13.33%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Deering Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Male Employed4.55%
Female Employed0.00%

Deering Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Deering Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,500$50,468
Families$49,375$54,876
Married Families$65,000-
Non Families$17,083$24,922
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Income by Household Type

Deering Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Deering Married by Age and Sex

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Deering 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.

Deering Marital Status by Race

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Deering Marital Status

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6

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

Deering Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743
18 to 342
35 to 541
75+
55 to 64

Deering Veterans by Age

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Deering Veterans by Race

Deering Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Deering Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

22.2%

Unemployment Rate

Deering Employment by Age

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Deering Employment by Race

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Deering 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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92.31%

Born in Deering

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.60% of Deering residents were born in the United States, with 92.31% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Deering Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021119-2-1.65%
2020121-2-1.63%
2019123-2-1.60%
2018125-2-1.57%
201712710.79%
2016126-1-0.79%
201512710.79%
201412610.80%
20131250.00%
20121250.00%
201112532.46%
20101220.00%

Deering Population by Year