Gambell, Alaska Population 2022

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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.

Gambell Demographics

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

  • Native American: 95.76%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • White: 1.82%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gambell, Alaska is 632 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 640.

Gambell, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Gambell Population by Race

Gambell Population Pyramid 2022

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Gambell Median Age

25.4


Total

28.3


Male

22.9


Female

Gambell Adults

There are 326 adults, (34 of whom are seniors) in Gambell.

Gambell Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gambell Sex Ratio

Female

239

48.28%

Male

256

51.72%

Gambell Population by Age

Gambell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gambell Household Types

88.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gambell Households and Families

4.31

Average Family Size

3.93

Average Household Size

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Gambell Households by Type

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Gambell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gambell 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 white people with a rate of 85.71%.

Gambell Educational Attainment by Race

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$17,292

Average Earnings

$18,750

Average Male

$15,625

Average Female

Gambell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gambell Language by Age

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Gambell Language

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.

Gambell Language

Gambell Poverty by Race

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35.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.04%

Male Poverty Rate

36.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gambell

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%.

Gambell Poverty

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Gambell Poverty Rate by Education

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Gambell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gambell Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Gambell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

22.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.0%

Male Marriage Rate

25.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gambell Married by Age and Sex

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Gambell Marriage

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.

Gambell Marital Status by Race

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Gambell Marital Status

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15

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Gambell Veterans by War

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Gambell Veterans by Age

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Gambell Veterans by Race

Gambell Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gambell Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

39%

Unemployment Rate

Gambell Employment by Age

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Gambell Employment by Race

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Gambell 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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96.97%

Born in Gambell

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Gambell Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Gambell Population by Year