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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gakonawas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Gakona
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.