Gateway, Alaska Population 2022

5,788
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Gateway is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 5,788, it is the 19th largest city in Alaska and the 6026th largest city in the United States. Gateway is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually but its population has decreased by -2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,965 in 2020. Spanning over 22 miles, Gateway has a population density of 269 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gateway is $122,157 with a poverty rate of 2.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,192 per month, and the median house value is $333,200. The median age in Gateway is 33 years, 34 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Gateway Demographics

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

  • White: 78.14%
  • Two or more races: 10.66%
  • Native American: 4.81%
  • Black or African American: 4.78%
  • Other race: 1.27%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gateway, Alaska is 5,788 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,965.

Gateway, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Gateway Population by Race

Gateway Population Pyramid 2022

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Gateway Median Age

31.9


Total

30.6


Male

32.9


Female

Gateway Adults

There are 3,884 adults, (415 of whom are seniors) in Gateway.

Gateway Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60

Child Dependency Ratio

Gateway Sex Ratio

Female

3,079

51.62%

Male

2,886

48.38%

Gateway Population by Age

Gateway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gateway Household Types

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gateway Households and Families

4.33

Average Family Size

3.86

Average Household Size

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Gateway Households by Type

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Gateway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gateway Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.88%.

Gateway Educational Attainment by Race

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$60,016

Average Earnings

$65,867

Average Male

$51,493

Average Female

Gateway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gateway Language by Age

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Gateway Language

91.94% of Gateway residents speak only English, while 8.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Gateway Language

Gateway Poverty by Race

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2.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.92%

Male Poverty Rate

2.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gateway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gateway is Asian, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gateway is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.32%.

Gateway Poverty

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Gateway Poverty Rate by Education

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Gateway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gateway Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Gateway Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gateway Married by Age and Sex

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Gateway 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.

Gateway Marital Status by Race

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Gateway Marital Status

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501

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Gateway Veterans by War

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Gateway Veterans by Age

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Gateway Veterans by Race

Gateway Veterans by Education

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0.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gateway Veterans by Education

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72.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gateway Employment by Age

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Gateway Employment by Race

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Gateway 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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41.73%

Born in Gateway

95.89%

Native Born

4.11%

Foreign Born

1.64%

Non Citizen

2.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.89% of Gateway residents were born in the United States, with 41.73% having been born in Alaska. 1.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gateway Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Gateway Population by Year