Gustavus is a city located in Hoonah-Angoon County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 697, it is the 89th largest city in Alaska and the 17172nd largest city in the United States. Gustavus is currently growing at a rate of 3.11% annually and its population has increased by 6.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 655 in 2020. Spanning over 57 miles, Gustavus has a population density of 19 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gustavus is $86,994 with a poverty rate of 6.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,111 per month, and the median house value is $247,400. The median age in Gustavus is 54.8 years, 55.5 years for males, and 52.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gustavuswas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.
97.15% of Gustavus residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Gustavus is White, with 6.85% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Gustavus is Multiple, with 22.22% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.97%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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98.58% of Gustavus residents were born in the United States, with 21.10% having been born in Alaska. 1.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.