Gustavus, Alaska Population 2022

697
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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.

Gustavus Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gustavuswas:

  • White: 90.26%
  • Native American: 6.09%
  • Two or more races: 3.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gustavus, Alaska is 697 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 655.

Gustavus, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Gustavus Population by Race

Gustavus Population Pyramid 2022

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Gustavus Median Age

53.2


Total

55.1


Male

52.2


Female

Gustavus Adults

There are 422 adults, (130 of whom are seniors) in Gustavus.

Gustavus Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gustavus Sex Ratio

Female

289

58.62%

Male

204

41.38%

Gustavus Population by Age

Gustavus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gustavus Household Types

86.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gustavus Households and Families

3.48

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Gustavus Households by Type

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Gustavus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gustavus Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Gustavus Educational Attainment by Race

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$38,333

Average Earnings

$53,269

Average Male

$25,750

Average Female

Gustavus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gustavus Language by Age

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Gustavus Language

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.

Gustavus Language

Gustavus Poverty by Race

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6.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.82%

Male Poverty Rate

5.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gustavus

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%.

Gustavus Poverty

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Gustavus Poverty Rate by Education

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Gustavus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gustavus Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Gustavus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gustavus Married by Age and Sex

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Gustavus 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 35-44.

Gustavus Marital Status by Race

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Gustavus Marital Status

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37

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Gustavus Veterans by War

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Gustavus Veterans by Age

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Gustavus Veterans by Race

Gustavus Veterans by Education

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45.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gustavus Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gustavus Employment by Age

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Gustavus Employment by Race

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Gustavus 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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21.10%

Born in Gustavus

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

1.42%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Gustavus Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Gustavus Population by Year