Dillingham, Alaska Population 2024

2,138

Dillingham is a city located in Dillingham County Alaska. Dillingham has a 2024 population of 2,138. Dillingham is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -4.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,240 in 2020.

The average household income in Dillingham is $104,635 with a poverty rate of 11.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dillingham is 32.3 years, 30.6 years for males, and 33.4 years for females.

Dillingham Demographics

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

  • Native American: 56.78%
  • White: 25.29%
  • Two or more races: 14.39%
  • Asian: 2.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.09%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
33.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
64.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.55% (-102)
The current population of Dillingham, Alaska is 2,138 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,240.

Dillingham, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American1,23556.78%
White55025.29%
Two or more races31314.39%
Asian602.76%
Black or African American120.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.14%
Other race20.09%
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Native American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Dillingham Population by Race

Dillingham Population Pyramid 2024

Dillingham Median Age

32.3

Total

30.6

Male

33.4

Female

Dillingham Adults

There are 1,565 adults, (194 of whom are seniors) in Dillingham.

Dillingham Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dillingham Sex Ratio

Female1,10350.71%
Male1,07249.29%

Dillingham Population by Age

Dillingham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7132.7850.449.6
Married2603.7463.536.5
Non Family2231.335.964.1
Female1633.0949.750.3
Male673.2249.350.7
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dillingham 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

Dillingham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dillingham 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

Dillingham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$58,576

Average Earnings

$61,607

Average Male

$54,318

Average Female

Dillingham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dillingham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dillingham Language

77.14% of Dillingham residents speak only English, while 22.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 16.68% of the population.

Dillingham Language

Dillingham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1,21816313.38%
White477347.13%
Hispanic1082220.37%
Multiple310206.45%
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11.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.66%

Male Poverty Rate

14.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dillingham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dillingham is Hispanic, with 20.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dillingham is Multiple, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.36%.

Dillingham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.22%
High School10.52%
Some College7.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.33%
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Dillingham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed27.27%
Male Unemployed25.93%
Female Employed3.33%
Male Employed1.41%
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Dillingham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dillingham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dillingham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dillingham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dillingham 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.

Dillingham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dillingham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Dillingham Veterans by War

count

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Dillingham Veterans by Age

count

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Dillingham Veterans by Race

Dillingham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dillingham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dillingham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dillingham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dillingham 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

76.55%

Born in Dillingham

96.46%

Native Born

3.54%

Foreign Born

2.67%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.46% of Dillingham residents were born in the United States, with 76.55% having been born in Alaska. 2.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Dillingham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,018-24-1.18%
20282,042-24-1.16%
20272,066-24-1.15%
20262,090-24-1.14%
20252,114-24-1.12%
20242,138-24-1.11%
20232,162-24-1.1%
20222,186-24-1.09%
20212,210-30-1.34%
20202,240-128-5.41%
20192,368-29-1.21%
20182,397351.48%
20172,362-11-0.46%
20162,373-16-0.67%
20152,38960.25%
20142,383-3-0.13%
20132,386130.55%
20122,373-1-0.04%
20112,374451.93%
20102,329
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Dillingham Population by Year