Kaktovik, Alaska Population 2022

291
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Kaktovik is a city located in North Slope County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 291, it is the 162nd largest city in Alaska and the 22185th largest city in the United States. Kaktovik is currently growing at a rate of 1.39% annually and its population has increased by 2.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 283 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Kaktovik has a population density of 376 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kaktovik is $78,848 with a poverty rate of 16.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $81,000. The median age in Kaktovik is 26.5 years, 25.7 years for males, and 28.3 years for females.

Kaktovik Demographics

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

  • Native American: 89.33%
  • Two or more races: 6.74%
  • White: 3.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Kaktovik, Alaska is 291 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 283.

Kaktovik, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Kaktovik Population by Race

Kaktovik Population Pyramid 2022

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Kaktovik Median Age

33


Total

32


Male

33.5


Female

Kaktovik Adults

There are 128 adults, (15 of whom are seniors) in Kaktovik.

Kaktovik Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kaktovik Sex Ratio

Female

74

41.57%

Male

104

58.43%

Kaktovik Population by Age

Kaktovik Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kaktovik Household Types

83.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kaktovik Households and Families

3

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Kaktovik Households by Type

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Kaktovik Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kaktovik Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 0.96%.

Kaktovik Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,417

Average Earnings

$48,125

Average Male

$33,125

Average Female

Kaktovik Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kaktovik Language by Age

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Kaktovik Language

56.44% of Kaktovik residents speak only English, while 43.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 42.33% of the population.

Kaktovik Language

Kaktovik Poverty by Race

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16.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.00%

Male Poverty Rate

13.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kaktovik

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kaktovik is Native, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kaktovik is Multiple, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.14%.

Kaktovik Poverty

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Kaktovik Poverty Rate by Education

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Kaktovik Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kaktovik Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Kaktovik Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

18.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.1%

Male Marriage Rate

24.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kaktovik Married by Age and Sex

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Kaktovik Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Kaktovik Marital Status by Race

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Kaktovik Marital Status

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7

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Kaktovik Veterans by War

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Kaktovik Veterans by Age

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Kaktovik Veterans by Race

Kaktovik Veterans by Education

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85.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

85.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kaktovik Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kaktovik Employment by Age

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Kaktovik Employment by Race

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Kaktovik 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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87.08%

Born in Kaktovik

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Kaktovik residents were born in the United States, with 87.08% 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 North America.

Kaktovik Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Kaktovik Population by Year