Gustavus, Alaska Population 2021

445
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Gustavus is a city located in Hoonah-Angoon County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 445, it is the 63rd largest city in Alaska and the 13807th largest city in the United States . Gustavus is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually but its population has increased by 0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 442 in 2010. Gustavus reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 57 miles, Gustavus has a population density of 12 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gustavus is $86,994 with a poverty rate of 3.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,042 per month, and the median house value is $258,700. 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: 90.31%
  • Native American: 6.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.86%
  • 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 445 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 447.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 442.

Gustavus, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41090.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native316.83%
Two or More Races132.86%
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Gustavus Population by Race

Gustavus Population Pyramid $2021

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Gustavus Median Age

54.8


Total

55.5


Male

52.8


Female

Gustavus Adults

There are 402 adults, (110 of whom are seniors) in Gustavus.

Gustavus Age Dependency

55.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gustavus Sex Ratio

Female

249

54.85%

Male

205

45.15%

Gustavus Population by Age

Gustavus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gustavus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family77.8%22.2%
All85.2%14.8%
Married90.4%9.6%
Male100%0%
Female100%0%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gustavus Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1962.2985.2
Married942.590.4
Non Family901.5477.8
Female64100
Male68.33100

2.74

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Gustavus Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade92.32%
High School Graduate7619.59%
Some College8822.68%
Associates Degree5614.43%
Bachelors Degree12732.73%
Graduate Degree328.25%
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Gustavus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gustavus Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White360357137
Hispanic151515
2+ Races1077
Native American3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic 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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,326$43,917$36,667
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$52,500$60,313$
Some College$$44,000$17,292
Bachelors Degree$41,212$$41,181
Graduate Degree$70,938$$

$41,326

Average Earnings

$43,917

Average Male

$36,667

Average Female

Gustavus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gustavus Language by Age

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Gustavus Language

97.10% of Gustavus residents speak only English, while 2.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.90% of the population.

Gustavus Language

Gustavus Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White395123.04%
Multiple13323.08%

3.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

6.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gustavus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gustavus is Multiple, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gustavus is White, with 3.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.70%.

Gustavus Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
Some College8.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%

Gustavus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed3.55%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Gustavus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gustavus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,182$86,994
Families$87,813$100,807
Married Families$89,688-
Non Families$54,063$63,666
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Income by Household Type

Gustavus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

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 35-44, 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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30

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
First Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Gustavus Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6411
65 to 749
75+7
35 to 543
18 to 34

Gustavus Veterans by Age

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Gustavus Veterans by Race

Gustavus Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gustavus Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

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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22.47%

Born in Gustavus

98.02%

Native Born

1.98%

Foreign Born

1.32%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.02% of Gustavus residents were born in the United States, with 22.47% having been born in Alaska. 1.32% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021445-1-0.22%
2020446-1-0.22%
2019447-1-0.22%
201844830.67%
201744520.45%
2016443-3-0.67%
201544651.13%
2014441-5-1.12%
201344610.22%
201244571.60%
2011438-5-1.13%
20104430.00%

Gustavus Population by Year