Gambell is a city located in Nome County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 632, it is the 99th largest city in Alaska and the 17744th largest city in the United States. Gambell is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -1.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 640 in 2020. Spanning over 28 miles, Gambell has a population density of 60 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gambell is $50,720 with a poverty rate of 35.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gambell is 25.9 years, 30.5 years for males, and 23.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gambellwas:
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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 85.71%.
21.60% of Gambell residents speak only English, while 78.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 77.32% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Gambell is Native, with 37.12% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Gambell is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.23%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, 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 Gambell
99.39% of Gambell residents were born in the United States, with 96.97% having been born in Alaska. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.