Gambell, Alaska Population 2020

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Gambell is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 700, it is the 43rd largest city in Alaska and the 11888th largest city in the United States. Gambell is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 681 in 2010. Gambell reached it's highest population of 705 in 2012. Spanning over 28 miles, Gambell has a population density of 67 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gambell is $48,385 with a poverty rate of 40.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $84,000. The median age in Gambell is 25.9 years, 29.2 years for males, and 23.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.1 males.

Gambell Demographics

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

  • Native American: 97.17%
  • Two or more races: 2.00%
  • White: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gambell, Alaska is 700, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 700.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 681.

Gambell, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native58497.17%
Two or More Races122.00%
White30.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.33%
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Gambell Population Pyramid 2020

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Gambell Median Age

25.9


Total

29.2


Male

23.3


Female

Gambell Adults

There are 394 adults, (44 of whom are seniors) in Gambell.

Gambell Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gambell Sex Ratio

Female

293

48.75%

Male

308

51.25%

Gambell Households and Families

Gambell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gambell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male96.8%3.2%
Married91.4%8.6%
All88%12%
Female81.6%18.4%
Non Family78.3%21.7%

88.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1504.0188
Married584.9791.4
Female383.6681.6
Male314.6896.8
Non Family231.2678.3

4.19

Average Family Size

4.01

Average Household Size

14%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Gambell Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4213.42%
9th to 12th Grade5116.29%
High School Graduate17555.91%
Some College3711.82%
Associates Degree20.64%
Bachelors Degree41.28%
Graduate Degree20.64%
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Gambell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American3002132
Multiple Races842
White332
Islander2
Hispanic222

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 hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$12,083$11,833$12,500
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$11,429$11,500$11,250
Some College$24,375$$26,667
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$12,083

Average Earnings

$11,833

Average Male

$12,500

Average Female

Gambell Language

Gambell Language by Age

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Gambell Language

19.57% of Gambell residents speak only English, while 80.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 79.35% of the population.

Gambell Poverty

Gambell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native57523240.35%
Multiple121083.33%

40.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.78%

Male Poverty Rate

39.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gambell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gambell is Multiple, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gambell is Native, with 40.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.67%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.01%
High School36.57%
Some College12.82%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.06%
Male Unemployed37.25%
Male Employed21.25%
Female Employed17.91%

Gambell Income

Gambell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,917$48,385
Families$39,531$49,221
Married Families$50,000-
Non Families$15,625$18,565
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Gambell Marital Status

Gambell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gambell Marital Status by Race

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Gambell Veterans

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22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
First Gulf War9
Korea1
World War II
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7412
35 to 544
55 to 643
18 to 342
75+1
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian215.51%
White133.33%

Gambell Veterans by Education

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9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gambell Employment Status

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

34.8%

Employment Rate

35.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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97.50%

Born in Alaska

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.00% of Gambell residents were born in the United States, with 97.50% having been born in Alaska. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207000.00%
20197000.00%
2018700-1-0.14%
20177010.00%
201670130.43%
201569830.43%
2014695-4-0.57%
2013699-6-0.85%
201270510.14%
2011704192.77%
20106850.00%