Gustavus, Alaska Population 2020

448
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Gustavus is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 448, it is the 65th largest city in Alaska and the 13804th largest city in the United States. Gustavus is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 1.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 442 in 2010. Spanning over 57 miles, Gustavus has a population density of 12 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gustavus is $85,948 with a poverty rate of 1.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $298,600. The median age in Gustavus is 52.4 years, 51.5 years for males, and 52.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.7 males.

Gustavus Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gustavus was:

  • White: 90.63%
  • Native American: 8.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • 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 448, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 446.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 442.

Gustavus, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37790.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native348.17%
Two or More Races51.20%
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Gustavus Population Pyramid 2020

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Gustavus Median Age

52.4


Total

51.5


Male

52.9


Female

Gustavus Adults

There are 363 adults, (85 of whom are seniors) in Gustavus.

Gustavus Age Dependency

49.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gustavus Sex Ratio

Female

224

53.85%

Male

192

46.15%

Gustavus Households and Families

Gustavus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gustavus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married89.3%10.7%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family66.7%33.3%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1902.1680.5
Married1032.1989.3
Non Family781.5566.7
Male68.83100
Female33.33100

2.52

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Gustavus Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade154.20%
High School Graduate6317.65%
Some College8924.93%
Associates Degree3910.92%
Bachelors Degree12434.73%
Graduate Degree277.56%
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Gustavus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White334322131
Hispanic171717
Native American3
Multiple Races333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,961$47,500$24,083
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$53,333$61,250$
Some College$38,958$43,214$21,563
Bachelors Degree$39,327$$39,306
Graduate Degree$19,583$$

$39,961

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$24,083

Average Female

Gustavus Language

Gustavus Language by Age

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Gustavus Language

97.56% of Gustavus residents speak only English, while 2.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

Gustavus Poverty

Gustavus Poverty by Race

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1.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

3.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gustavus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gustavus is White, with 1.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gustavus is White, with 1.94% 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 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.86%.

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Name Poverty
Some College5.47%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Gustavus Income

Gustavus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,000$85,948
Families$93,500$103,013
Married Families$95,536-
Non Families$53,750$61,274
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Gustavus Marital Status

Gustavus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

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 Veterans

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19

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War15
Vietnam13
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7413
55 to 643
35 to 543
75+
18 to 34
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Gustavus Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gustavus Employment Status

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75.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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19.23%

Born in Alaska

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.60% of Gustavus residents were born in the United States, with 19.23% having been born in Alaska. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202044810.22%
201944710.22%
201844620.45%
201744410.23%
2016443-3-0.67%
201544651.13%
2014441-4-0.90%
20134450.00%
201244571.60%
2011438-5-1.13%
20104430.00%