Elim is a city located in Nome County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 374, it is the 149th largest city in Alaska and the 20867th largest city in the United States. Elim is currently growing at a rate of 1.08% annually and its population has increased by 2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 366 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Elim has a population density of 141 people per square mile.
The average household income in Elim is $56,012 with a poverty rate of 28.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $738 per month, and the median house value is $52,500. The median age in Elim is 23.2 years, 20.8 years for males, and 24.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elimwas:
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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%.
89.05% of Elim residents speak only English, while 10.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 10.95% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Elim is Native, with 28.71% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Elim is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Elim
100.00% of Elim residents were born in the United States, with 99.09% 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.