Fishhook, Alaska Population 2024

5,115

Fishhook is a city located in Matanuska-Susitna County Alaska. Fishhook has a 2024 population of 5,115. Fishhook is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 7.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,759 in 2020.

The average household income in Fishhook is $114,684 with a poverty rate of 7.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fishhook is 39 years, 35.7 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Fishhook Demographics

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

  • White: 78.24%
  • Two or more races: 9.09%
  • Native American: 7.72%
  • Black or African American: 4.09%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
72.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
70.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.48% (356)
The current population of Fishhook, Alaska is 5,115 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,759.

Fishhook, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,00278.24%
Two or more races4659.09%
Native American3957.72%
Black or African American2094.09%
Asian400.78%
Other race40.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fishhook Population by Race

Fishhook Population Pyramid 2024

Fishhook Median Age

39

Total

35.7

Male

40.3

Female

Fishhook Adults

There are 3,634 adults, (770 of whom are seniors) in Fishhook.

Fishhook Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fishhook Sex Ratio

Female2,34045.75%
Male2,77554.25%

Fishhook Population by Age

Fishhook Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7672.8883.916.1
Married1,0193.6294.55.5
Non Family4701.4562.837.2
Female2062.3479.620.4
Male723.3884.715.3
showing: 5 rows

3.33

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fishhook 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

Fishhook Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fishhook 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 60.47%.

Fishhook Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,490

Average Earnings

$79,200

Average Male

$40,545

Average Female

Fishhook Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fishhook Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fishhook Language

95.63% of Fishhook residents speak only English, while 4.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Fishhook Language

Fishhook Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,8902887.4%
Native3958621.77%
Hispanic13086.15%
Other44100%
Black20641.94%
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7.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.58%

Male Poverty Rate

5.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fishhook

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fishhook is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fishhook is Black, with 1.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.63%.

Fishhook Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.5%
Some College13.38%
High School5.04%
Bachelors or Greater3.88%
showing: 4 rows

Fishhook Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed32%
Female Employed6.1%
Male Employed4.35%
Female Unemployed1.23%
showing: 4 rows

Fishhook Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fishhook Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fishhook Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fishhook Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fishhook Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fishhook Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fishhook Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

479

Number of Veterans

400

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

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Fishhook Veterans by War

count

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Fishhook Veterans by Age

count

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Fishhook Veterans by Race

Fishhook Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fishhook Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fishhook Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fishhook Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fishhook 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

37.34%

Born in Fishhook

97.42%

Native Born

2.58%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.42% of Fishhook residents were born in the United States, with 37.34% having been born in Alaska. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fishhook Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,115
20235,115
20225,115601.19%
20215,0552966.22%
20204,759-2,029-29.89%
20196,7885859.43%
20186,2031632.7%
20176,0401742.97%
20165,86654310.2%
20155,3233086.14%
20145,0152274.74%
20134,788-76-1.56%
20124,8641743.71%
20114,690110.24%
20104,679
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Fishhook Population by Year