Gakona, Alaska Population 2022

154
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Gakona is a city located in Valdez-Cordova County Alaska. Gakona has a 2020 population of 154. Gakona is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -29.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 218 in 2010.

The average household income in Gakona is $62,735 with a poverty rate of 12.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gakona is 42.1 years, 42.3 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Gakona Demographics

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

  • White: 83.74%
  • Native American: 12.32%
  • Two or more races: 3.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gakona, Alaska is 154 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 154.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 218.

Gakona, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17083.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native2512.32%
Two or More Races83.94%
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Gakona Population by Race

Gakona Population Pyramid 2022

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Gakona Median Age

39.3


Total

42.3


Male

31.4


Female

Gakona Adults

There are 139 adults, (32 of whom are seniors) in Gakona.

Gakona Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gakona Sex Ratio

Female

80

39.41%

Male

123

60.59%

Gakona Population by Age

Gakona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gakona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Male100%0%
Non Family85.7%14.3%
All84.8%15.2%
Female0%100%

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gakona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All792.5784.8
Married294.48100
Male24.5100
Female63.670
Non Family42085.7

3.97

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Gakona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate5943.70%
Some College2014.81%
Associates Degree96.67%
Bachelors Degree4432.59%
Graduate Degree32.22%
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Gakona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gakona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races884
White11211243
Native American1515

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 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Gakona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,000$70,179$38,438
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$38,438$$36,250
Bachelors Degree$70,625$70,625$
Graduate Degree$$$

$62,000

Average Earnings

$70,179

Average Male

$38,438

Average Female

Gakona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gakona Language by Age

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Gakona Language

96.72% of Gakona residents speak only English, while 3.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Gakona Language

Gakona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native251768.00%
White16674.22%
OtherNaN%

12.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.29%

Male Poverty Rate

8.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gakona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gakona is Native, with 68.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gakona is Other, with NaN% 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 41.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.07%.

Gakona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th GradeNaN%
High School16.95%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater14.89%

Gakona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Gakona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gakona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households-$60,013
Families$75,313$104,365
Married Families$97,917-
Non Families$14,022$19,929
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Income by Household Type

Gakona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

74.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gakona Married by Age and Sex

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Gakona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gakona Marital Status by Race

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Gakona Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam2
Korea7
World War II

Gakona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 6423
65 to 742
75+7

Gakona Veterans by Age

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Gakona Veterans by Race

Gakona Veterans by Education

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21.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gakona Veterans by Education

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38.1%

Labor Force Participation

27.3%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gakona Employment by Age

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Gakona Employment by Race

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Gakona 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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42.86%

Born in Gakona

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gakona residents were born in the United States, with 42.86% 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.

Gakona Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102180.00%
2011233156.88%
2012224-9-3.86%
2013197-27-12.05%
2014163-34-17.26%
20152054225.77%
2016166-39-19.02%
2017115-51-30.72%
20181483328.70%
201915464.05%
20201540.00%
20211540.00%
20221540.00%

Gakona Population by Year