Kivalina, Alaska Population 2021

375
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Kivalina is a city located in Northwest Arctic County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 375, it is the 75th largest city in Alaska and the 14499th largest city in the United States . Kivalina is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually but its population has increased by 0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 374 in 2010. Kivalina reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Kivalina has a population density of 230 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kivalina is $72,651 with a poverty rate of 27.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $717 per month, and the median house value is $86,000. The median age in Kivalina is 26.4 years, 25.6 years for males, and 29.5 years for females.

Kivalina Demographics

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

  • Native American: 92.39%
  • White: 6.88%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Kivalina, Alaska is 375 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 379.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 374.

Kivalina, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native63192.39%
White476.88%
Two or More Races50.73%
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Kivalina Population by Race

Kivalina Population Pyramid $2021

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Kivalina Median Age

26.4


Total

25.6


Male

29.5


Female

Kivalina Adults

There are 434 adults, (72 of whom are seniors) in Kivalina.

Kivalina Age Dependency

88.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kivalina Sex Ratio

Female

328

48.02%

Male

355

51.98%

Kivalina Population by Age

Kivalina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kivalina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family26.3%73.7%
All75.4%24.6%
Married81.1%18.9%
Female86.2%13.8%
Male100%0%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kivalina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1145.6675.4
Married536.3681.1
Female297.0386.2
Non Family191.3226.3
Male136.08100

6.2

Average Family Size

5.66

Average Household Size

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Kivalina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade246.54%
9th to 12th Grade8122.07%
High School Graduate17447.41%
Some College3710.08%
Associates Degree30.82%
Bachelors Degree51.36%
Graduate Degree4311.72%
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Kivalina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kivalina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American3202151
White474747

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

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

Kivalina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,063$18,438$
Less Than 9th Grade$13,125$13,750$
High School Graduate$21,607$17,083$30,417
Some College$41,250$$47,500
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,063

Average Earnings

$18,438

Average Male

$

Average Female

Kivalina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kivalina Language by Age

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Kivalina Language

73.81% of Kivalina residents speak only English, while 26.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 26.19% of the population.

Kivalina Language

Kivalina Poverty by Race

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27.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.55%

Male Poverty Rate

23.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kivalina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kivalina is Native, with 29.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kivalina is Native, with 29.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.96%.

Kivalina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.10%
High School19.54%
Some College17.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%

Kivalina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.48%
Female Unemployed32.00%
Male Employed10.19%
Female Employed9.26%

Kivalina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kivalina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,750$72,651
Families$55,208$72,215
Married Families$78,125-
Non Families-$51,216
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Income by Household Type

Kivalina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.0%

Male Marriage Rate

27.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kivalina Married by Age and Sex

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Kivalina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kivalina Marital Status by Race

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Kivalina Marital Status

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13

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War6
Vietnam3
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

Kivalina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 546
65 to 745
55 to 642
75+
18 to 34

Kivalina Veterans by Age

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Kivalina Veterans by Race

Kivalina Veterans by Education

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15.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kivalina Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

20.6%

Unemployment Rate

Kivalina Employment by Age

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Kivalina Employment by Race

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Kivalina 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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93.12%

Born in Kivalina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Kivalina residents were born in the United States, with 93.12% 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 Europe.

Kivalina Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021375-2-0.53%
2020377-2-0.53%
2019379-2-0.52%
2018381-6-1.55%
201738741.04%
2016383-4-1.03%
201538710.26%
201438630.78%
201338310.26%
2012382-1-0.26%
201138371.86%
20103760.00%

Kivalina Population by Year