Dillingham, Alaska Population 2020

2,372
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Dillingham is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,372, it is the 21st largest city in Alaska and the 7004th largest city in the United States. Dillingham is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually but its population has increased by 1.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,329 in 2010. Dillingham reached it's highest population of 2,396 in 2018. Spanning over 36 miles, Dillingham has a population density of 71 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dillingham is $87,510 with a poverty rate of 11.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,180 per month, and the median house value is $260,200. The median age in Dillingham is 32 years, 34 years for males, and 30.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.4 males.

Dillingham Demographics

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

  • Native American: 57.20%
  • White: 28.36%
  • Two or more races: 10.22%
  • Asian: 1.60%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Dillingham, Alaska is 2,372, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,396.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,329.

Dillingham, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,28757.20%
White63828.36%
Two or More Races23010.22%
Asian361.60%
Some Other Race301.33%
Black or African American261.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.13%
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Dillingham Population Pyramid 2020

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Dillingham Median Age

32


Total

34


Male

30.5


Female

Dillingham Adults

There are 1,614 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in Dillingham.

Dillingham Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dillingham Sex Ratio

Female

1,134

50.40%

Male

1,116

49.60%

Dillingham Households and Families

Dillingham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dillingham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.9%26.1%
Female57.7%42.3%
All55.6%44.4%
Male44.1%55.9%
Non Family35.7%64.3%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7842.6855.6
Married3143.4573.9
Non Family2691.235.7
Female1423.857.7
Male592.7144.1

3.24

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

12.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Dillingham Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade584.10%
9th to 12th Grade805.66%
High School Graduate47633.66%
Some College37226.31%
Associates Degree976.86%
Bachelors Degree20814.71%
Graduate Degree1238.70%
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Dillingham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American73360763
White462460214
Multiple Races10910421
Hispanic615621
Asian3434
Other Race24245
Black17179
Islander333

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,350$51,304$43,906
Less Than High School$29,063$29,375$
High School Grad$33,438$32,969$34,375
Some College$52,841$53,409$51,932
Bachelors Degree$64,028$71,250$57,083
Graduate Degree$68,958$80,375$50,000

$48,350

Average Earnings

$51,304

Average Male

$43,906

Average Female

Dillingham Language

Dillingham Language by Age

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Dillingham Language

78.37% of Dillingham residents speak only English, while 21.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 15.64% of the population.

Dillingham Poverty

Dillingham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,27216012.58%
Hispanic1473825.85%
White538366.69%
Multiple2263515.49%

11.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.33%

Male Poverty Rate

11.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dillingham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dillingham is Hispanic, with 25.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dillingham is White, with 6.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.90%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.12%
High School12.98%
Some College7.94%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.48%
Male Unemployed30.61%
Male Employed4.87%
Female Employed3.75%

Dillingham Income

Dillingham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,500$87,510
Families$76,932$93,847
Married Families$103,500-
Non Families$56,458$60,501
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Dillingham Marital Status

Dillingham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dillingham Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Dillingham Veterans

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99

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
First Gulf War18
Second Gulf War17
Korea7
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7439
35 to 5424
75+14
55 to 6411
18 to 3411
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6212.33%
Indian313.46%
2 or More64.65%

Dillingham Veterans by Education

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2.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dillingham Employment Status

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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70.76%

Born in Alaska

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

2.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.24% of Dillingham residents were born in the United States, with 70.76% having been born in Alaska. 0.71% 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
20202,372-12-0.50%
20192,384-12-0.50%
20182,396331.40%
20172,363-12-0.51%
20162,375-14-0.59%
20152,38940.17%
20142,385-3-0.13%
20132,388130.55%
20122,3750.00%
20112,375461.98%
20102,3290.00%