Kaktovik, Alaska Population 2020

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Kaktovik is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 262, it is the 93rd largest city in Alaska and the 15806th largest city in the United States. Kaktovik is currently growing at a rate of 1.16% annually and its population has increased by 9.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 239 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Kaktovik has a population density of 338 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kaktovik is $76,140 with a poverty rate of 6.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $103,600. The median age in Kaktovik is 26.5 years, 24.7 years for males, and 28.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 150.7 males.

Kaktovik Demographics

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

  • Native American: 89.89%
  • Two or more races: 5.62%
  • White: 3.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.12%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Kaktovik, Alaska is 262, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 256.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 239.

Kaktovik, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native16089.89%
Two or More Races105.62%
White63.37%
Black or African American21.12%
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Kaktovik Population Pyramid 2020

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Kaktovik Median Age

26.5


Total

24.7


Male

28.5


Female

Kaktovik Adults

There are 114 adults, (7 of whom are seniors) in Kaktovik.

Kaktovik Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

6.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kaktovik Sex Ratio

Female

71

39.89%

Male

107

60.11%

Kaktovik Households and Families

Kaktovik Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kaktovik Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.7%14.3%
Married85.7%14.3%
All75.5%24.5%
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family60%40%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All533.2675.5
Female153.8766.7
Male143.1485.7
Married144.3685.7
Non Family10060

3.63

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Kaktovik Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade66.67%
9th to 12th Grade1718.89%
High School Graduate4347.78%
Some College2224.44%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree22.22%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Kaktovik Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American84652
Multiple Races3
White32

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 77.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 2.38%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,000$33,750$28,125
Less Than High School$42,500$45,625$
High School Grad$30,938$33,750$23,750
Some College$31,250$27,500$41,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,000

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$28,125

Average Female

Kaktovik Language

Kaktovik Language by Age

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Kaktovik Language

67.50% of Kaktovik residents speak only English, while 32.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 32.50% of the population.

Kaktovik Poverty

Kaktovik Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native160106.25%
Multiple10220.00%

6.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.84%

Male Poverty Rate

5.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kaktovik

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kaktovik is Multiple, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kaktovik is Native, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.39%
High School4.65%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed6.90%
Male Employed3.13%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Kaktovik Income

Kaktovik Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,188$76,140
Families$66,250$80,526
Married Families$122,500-
Non Families$36,875$40,040
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Kaktovik Marital Status

Kaktovik Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.3%

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 Veterans

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2

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 642
75+
65 to 74
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Kaktovik Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kaktovik Employment Status

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

16.4%

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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80.90%

Born in Alaska

94.38%

Native Born

5.62%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

5.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.38% of Kaktovik residents were born in the United States, with 80.90% having been born in Alaska. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026231.16%
201925931.17%
201825641.59%
201725231.20%
2016249-3-1.19%
201525220.80%
2014250-2-0.79%
201325252.02%
201224752.07%
201124210.41%
20102410.00%