Goodnews Bay, Alaska Population 2021

283
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Goodnews Bay is a city located in Bethel County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 283, it is the 89th largest city in Alaska and the 15517th largest city in the United States . Goodnews Bay is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 16.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 243 in 2010. Goodnews Bay reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Goodnews Bay has a population density of 85 people per square mile.

The average household income in Goodnews Bay is $55,180 with a poverty rate of 39.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $375 per month, and the median house value is $61,000. The median age in Goodnews Bay is 26 years, 25.3 years for males, and 26.8 years for females.

Goodnews Bay Demographics

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

  • Native American: 87.91%
  • Two or more races: 7.69%
  • White: 4.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Goodnews Bay, Alaska is 283 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 277.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 243.

Goodnews Bay, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native16087.91%
Two or More Races147.69%
White84.40%
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Goodnews Bay Population by Race

Goodnews Bay Population Pyramid $2021

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Goodnews Bay Median Age

26


Total

25.3


Male

26.8


Female

Goodnews Bay Adults

There are 113 adults, (11 of whom are seniors) in Goodnews Bay.

Goodnews Bay Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

10.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Goodnews Bay Sex Ratio

Female

97

53.30%

Male

85

46.70%

Goodnews Bay Population by Age

Goodnews Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Goodnews Bay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married52.9%47.1%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
Female81.3%18.8%
Male100%0%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Goodnews Bay Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All444.1470.5
Married174.1252.9
Female165.8181.3
Non Family91.2277.8
Male24100

4.63

Average Family Size

4.14

Average Household Size

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Goodnews Bay Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1212.90%
9th to 12th Grade1718.28%
High School Graduate3638.71%
Some College2122.58%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree77.53%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Goodnews Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Goodnews Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American7950
White887
2+ Races66

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 87.50%.

Goodnews Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,813$23,750$17,083
Less Than 9th Grade$8,750$$2,500
High School Graduate$$43,125$
Some College$24,063$$30,625
Bachelors Degree$61,875$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,813

Average Earnings

$23,750

Average Male

$17,083

Average Female

Goodnews Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Goodnews Bay Language by Age

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Goodnews Bay Language

53.33% of Goodnews Bay residents speak only English, while 46.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 46.67% of the population.

Goodnews Bay Language

Goodnews Bay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1605635.00%
Multiple1414100.00%
White8112.50%

39.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.00%

Male Poverty Rate

38.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goodnews Bay

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 White, with 12.50% 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 43.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.00%.

Goodnews Bay Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School41.67%
Some College33.33%
Less Than 9th Grade31.03%
Bachelors or Greater14.29%

Goodnews Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed54.55%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed26.92%
Female Employed25.00%

Goodnews Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Goodnews Bay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,500$55,180
Families$58,125$67,154
Married Families$59,375-
Non Families$3,438$6,311
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Income by Household Type

Goodnews Bay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Goodnews Bay Married by Age and Sex

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Goodnews Bay 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.

Goodnews Bay Marital Status by Race

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Goodnews Bay Marital Status

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2

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Goodnews Bay Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 642
75+
65 to 74
35 to 54
18 to 34

Goodnews Bay Veterans by Age

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Goodnews Bay Veterans by Race

Goodnews Bay Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goodnews Bay Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

27.5%

Unemployment Rate

Goodnews Bay Employment by Age

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Goodnews Bay Employment by Race

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Goodnews Bay 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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95.60%

Born in Goodnews Bay

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Goodnews Bay residents were born in the United States, with 95.60% 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.

Goodnews Bay Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128331.07%
202028031.08%
201927731.09%
201827410.37%
201727310.37%
201627262.26%
20152660.00%
201426610.38%
2013265156.00%
201225020.81%
201124841.64%
20102440.00%

Goodnews Bay Population by Year