Gakona, Alaska Population 2022

159
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Gakona is a city located in Valdez-Cordova County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 159, it is the 207th largest city in Alaska and the 25121st largest city in the United States. Gakona is currently declining at a rate of -3.05% annually and its population has decreased by -21.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 203 in 2020. Spanning over 61 miles, Gakona has a population density of 3 people per square mile.

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 159 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 203.

Gakona, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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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

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gakona Households and Families

3.97

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Gakona Households by Type

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Gakona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gakona Educational Attainment by Race

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Gakona Educational Attainment by Race

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$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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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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Gakona Poverty Rate by Education

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Gakona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gakona Income by Household Type

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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

Gakona Veterans by War

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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

Gakona Population by Year