Gambell, Alaska Population 2024

614

Gambell is a city located in Nome County Alaska. Gambell has a 2024 population of 614. Gambell is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -4.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 641 in 2020.

The average household income in Gambell is $52,804 with a poverty rate of 35.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gambell is 25.8 years, 27 years for males, and 24.4 years for females.

Gambell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gambell was:

  • Native American: 92.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.52%
  • White: 3.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.47%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Other race:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
10.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
58.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.21% (-27)
The current population of Gambell, Alaska is 614 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 641.

Gambell, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American39692.96%
Two or more races153.52%
White133.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.47%
Black or African American
Asian
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Native American

Two or more races

White

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Gambell Population by Race

Gambell Population Pyramid 2024

Gambell Median Age

25.8

Total

27

Male

24.4

Female

Gambell Adults

There are 287 adults, (29 of whom are seniors) in Gambell.

Gambell Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gambell Sex Ratio

Female20247.42%
Male22452.58%

Gambell Population by Age

Gambell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1243.4483.916.1
Non Family411.2270.729.3
Female314.3583.916.1
Married296.0396.63.4
Male232.8791.38.7
showing: 5 rows

4.17

Average Family Size

3.44

Average Household Size

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gambell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gambell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gambell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 100%.

Gambell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,750

Average Earnings

$18,750

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

Gambell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gambell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gambell Language

25.7% of Gambell residents speak only English, while 74.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 73.28% of the population.

Gambell Language

Gambell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native39614837.37%
White13323.08%
showing: 2 rows

35.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.38%

Male Poverty Rate

36.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gambell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gambell is Native, with 37.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gambell is White, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.18%.

Gambell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.06%
High School34.68%
Some College14.29%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Gambell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed85.71%
Male Unemployed46.51%
Female Employed16.92%
Male Employed10.17%
showing: 4 rows

Gambell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gambell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gambell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

21.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.8%

Male Marriage Rate

21.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gambell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gambell 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.

Gambell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gambell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gambell Veterans by War

count

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Gambell Veterans by Age

count

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Gambell Veterans by Race

Gambell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gambell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

40%

Employment Rate

31.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gambell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gambell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gambell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

94.84%

Born in Gambell

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of Gambell residents were born in the United States, with 94.84% having been born in Alaska. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029584-6-1.02%
2028590-6-1.01%
2027596-6-1%
2026602-6-0.99%
2025608-6-0.98%
2024614-6-0.97%
2023620-6-0.96%
2022626-6-0.95%
2021632-9-1.4%
2020641-61-8.69%
2019702-7-0.99%
201870930.42%
201770630.43%
201670330.43%
201570040.57%
2014696-4-0.57%
2013700-6-0.85%
201270620.28%
2011704192.77%
2010685
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Gambell Population by Year