Goodnews Bay, Alaska Population 2024

244

Goodnews Bay is a city located in Bethel County Alaska. Goodnews Bay has a 2024 population of 244. Goodnews Bay is currently declining at a rate of -2.01% annually and its population has decreased by -6.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 261 in 2020.

The average household income in Goodnews Bay is $37,495 with a poverty rate of 61.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Goodnews Bay is 32.8 years, 33.5 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

Goodnews Bay Demographics

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

  • Native American: 83.05%
  • Two or more races: 11.86%
  • White: 5.08%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
73.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.51% (-17)
The current population of Goodnews Bay, Alaska is 244 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 261.

Goodnews Bay, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American9883.05%
Two or more races1411.86%
White65.08%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Native American

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Goodnews Bay Population by Race

Goodnews Bay Population Pyramid 2024

Goodnews Bay Median Age

32.8

Total

33.5

Male

32.6

Female

Goodnews Bay Adults

There are 77 adults, (3 of whom are seniors) in Goodnews Bay.

Goodnews Bay Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

4.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Goodnews Bay Sex Ratio

Female7059.32%
Male4840.68%

Goodnews Bay Population by Age

Goodnews Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All373.1983.816.2
Female154.21000
Married102.84060
Non Family101.51000
Male261000
showing: 5 rows

3.59

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Goodnews Bay 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

Goodnews Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Goodnews Bay 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 83.33%.

Goodnews Bay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$18,393

Average Earnings

$18,125

Average Male

$18,750

Average Female

Goodnews Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Goodnews Bay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Goodnews Bay Language

81.82% of Goodnews Bay residents speak only English, while 18.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 18.18% of the population.

Goodnews Bay Language

Goodnews Bay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native985657.14%
Multiple1414100%
White6233.33%
showing: 3 rows

61.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

62.5%

Male Poverty Rate

60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goodnews Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goodnews Bay is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Goodnews Bay is White, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 21.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 62.96%.

Goodnews Bay Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College100%
Less Than 9th Grade52.94%
High School39.47%
Bachelors or Greater20%
showing: 4 rows

Goodnews Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed38.1%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed36%
showing: 4 rows

Goodnews Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Goodnews Bay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Goodnews Bay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

23.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.9%

Male Marriage Rate

25.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Goodnews Bay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Goodnews Bay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Goodnews Bay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Goodnews Bay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Goodnews Bay Veterans by War

count

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Goodnews Bay Veterans by Age

count

Goodnews Bay Veterans by Race

Goodnews Bay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Goodnews Bay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Goodnews Bay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Goodnews Bay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Goodnews Bay 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

94.92%

Born in Goodnews Bay

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Goodnews Bay residents were born in the United States, with 94.92% having been born in Alaska. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Goodnews Bay Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029219-5-2.23%
2028224-5-2.18%
2027229-5-2.14%
2026234-5-2.09%
2025239-5-2.05%
2024244-5-2.01%
2023249-5-1.97%
2022254-5-1.93%
2021259-2-0.77%
2020261-17-6.12%
201927831.09%
201827520.73%
201727310.37%
201627272.64%
2015265-1-0.38%
201426610.38%
2013265156%
201225020.81%
201124841.64%
2010244
showing: 20 rows

Goodnews Bay Population by Year