Gateway, Alaska Population 2024

6,241

Gateway is a city located in Matanuska-Susitna County Alaska. Gateway has a 2024 population of 6,241. Gateway is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 4.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,965 in 2020.

The average household income in Gateway is $150,905 with a poverty rate of 2.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gateway is 33.2 years, 31.7 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Gateway Demographics

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

  • White: 75.45%
  • Two or more races: 12.35%
  • Black or African American: 4.18%
  • Native American: 3.54%
  • Asian: 2.55%
  • Other race: 1.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
21.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
290.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.63% (276)
The current population of Gateway, Alaska is 6,241 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 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,70975.45%
Two or more races77112.35%
Black or African American2614.18%
Native American2213.54%
Asian1592.55%
Other race1021.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander180.29%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gateway Population by Race

Gateway Population Pyramid 2024

Gateway Median Age

33.2

Total

31.7

Male

34.4

Female

Gateway Adults

There are 4,069 adults, (522 of whom are seniors) in Gateway.

Gateway Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

14.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gateway Sex Ratio

Female3,17050.79%
Male3,07149.21%

Gateway Population by Age

Gateway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0043.1177.922.1
Married1,3393.5280.519.5
Non Family4081.2868.931.1
Female1853.9374.625.4
Male723.6390.39.7
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3.43

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gateway 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

Gateway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gateway Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 52.27%.

Gateway Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$69,465

Average Earnings

$84,559

Average Male

$61,750

Average Female

Gateway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gateway Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gateway Language

93.61% of Gateway residents speak only English, while 6.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Gateway Language

Gateway Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,2901413.29%
Multiple771141.82%
Asian1251310.4%
Native22162.71%
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2.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.07%

Male Poverty Rate

3.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gateway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gateway is Asian, with 10.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gateway is Multiple, with 1.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.76%.

Gateway Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School2.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%
Some College1.62%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Gateway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed13.7%
Male Unemployed4.65%
Female Employed1.89%
Male Employed
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Gateway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gateway Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gateway Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

62.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gateway Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gateway Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gateway Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gateway Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

693

Number of Veterans

534

Male Veterans

159

Female Veterans

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Gateway Veterans by War

count

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Gateway Veterans by Age

count

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Gateway Veterans by Race

Gateway Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gateway Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.5%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gateway Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gateway Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gateway 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

35.73%

Born in Gateway

96.28%

Native Born

3.72%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

2.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.28% of Gateway residents were born in the United States, with 35.73% having been born in Alaska. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gateway Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,241
20236,241
20226,241-64-1.02%
20216,3053405.7%
20205,965-1,111-15.7%
20197,076390.55%
20187,0373435.12%
20176,69463310.44%
20166,0614518.04%
20155,6102434.53%
20145,3671943.75%
20135,173-96-1.82%
20125,269-168-3.09%
20115,437-115-2.07%
20105,552
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Gateway Population by Year