Elim, Alaska Population 2021

337
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Elim is a city located in Nome County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 337, it is the 82nd largest city in Alaska and the 14905th largest city in the United States . Elim is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually but its population has increased by 2.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 330 in 2010. Elim reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Elim has a population density of 127 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elim is $56,012 with a poverty rate of 25.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $738 per month, and the median house value is $49,200. The median age in Elim is 23.2 years, 20.8 years for males, and 24.5 years for females.

Elim Demographics

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

  • Native American: 97.76%
  • White: 1.12%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elim, Alaska is 337 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 341.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 330.

Elim, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native26297.76%
Two or More Races31.12%
White31.12%
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Elim Population by Race

Elim Population Pyramid $2021

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Elim Median Age

23.2


Total

20.8


Male

24.5


Female

Elim Adults

There are 154 adults, (10 of whom are seniors) in Elim.

Elim Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

6.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

79.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Elim Sex Ratio

Female

115

42.91%

Male

153

57.09%

Elim Population by Age

Elim Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elim Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family50%50%
Male60%40%
Female70.6%29.4%
All71.6%28.4%
Married85.2%14.8%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elim Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All67471.6
Married274.9385.2
Female173.2470.6
Male154.860
Non Family8050

3.98

Average Family Size

4

Average Household Size

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Elim Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.81%
9th to 12th Grade108.06%
High School Graduate8568.55%
Some College2520.16%
Associates Degree32.42%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Elim Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elim Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American120109
White33
2+ Races11

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 0.00%.

Elim Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,938$18,333$32,083
Less Than 9th Grade$18,750$18,750$
High School Graduate$30,000$22,500$30,833
Some College$$8,125$36,875
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,938

Average Earnings

$18,333

Average Male

$32,083

Average Female

Elim Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elim Language by Age

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Elim Language

89.84% of Elim residents speak only English, while 10.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 10.16% of the population.

Elim Language

Elim Poverty by Race

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25.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.85%

Male Poverty Rate

24.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elim

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elim is Native, with 25.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elim is Native, with 25.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.23%.

Elim Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or GreaterNaN%
Less Than 9th Grade27.27%
High School24.71%
Some College10.71%

Elim Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.75%
Female Employed16.28%
Male Employed6.67%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Elim Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elim Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,083$56,012
Families$56,250$57,014
Married Families$79,375-
Non Families-$16,613
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Income by Household Type

Elim Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Elim Married by Age and Sex

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Elim 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.

Elim Marital Status by Race

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Elim Marital Status

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2

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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

Elim Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542
75+
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34

Elim Veterans by Age

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Elim Veterans by Race

Elim Veterans by Education

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100.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elim Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

33.6%

Unemployment Rate

Elim Employment by Age

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Elim Employment by Race

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Elim 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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98.88%

Born in Elim

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Elim residents were born in the United States, with 98.88% 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 Europe.

Elim Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021337-2-0.59%
2020339-2-0.59%
2019341-2-0.58%
201834310.29%
201734220.59%
201634010.29%
201533920.59%
2014337-2-0.59%
2013339-3-0.88%
201234210.29%
201134192.71%
20103320.00%

Elim Population by Year