Goodnews Bay is a city located in Bethel County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 262, it is the 170th largest city in Alaska and the 22731st largest city in the United States. Goodnews Bay is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually and its population has increased by 1.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 258 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Goodnews Bay has a population density of 79 people per square mile.
The average household income in Goodnews Bay is $55,180 with a poverty rate of 34.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $375 per month, and the median house value is $63,300. The median age in Goodnews Bay is 26 years, 25.3 years for males, and 26.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Goodnews Baywas:
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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 white people with a rate of 77.78%.
41.51% of Goodnews Bay residents speak only English, while 58.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 58.49% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Goodnews Bay is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Goodnews Bay is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.43%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Goodnews Bay
100.00% of Goodnews Bay residents were born in the United States, with 92.91% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.