Knik River, Alaska Population 2021

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Knik River is a city located in Alaska. Knik River has a 2020 population of 866. Knik River is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 16.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 744 in 2010. Knik River reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Knik River is $77,650 with a poverty rate of 14.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $846 per month, and the median house value is $196,100. The median age in Knik River is 35.5 years, 35.4 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Knik River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Knik Riverwas:

  • White: 83.60%
  • Native American: 11.66%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Knik River, Alaska is 866 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 866.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 744.

Knik River, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72483.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native10111.66%
Two or More Races303.46%
Asian60.69%
Black or African American50.58%
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Knik River Population by Race

Knik River Population Pyramid $2021

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Knik River Median Age

35.5


Total

35.4


Male

35.8


Female

Knik River Adults

There are 595 adults, (77 of whom are seniors) in Knik River.

Knik River Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

14.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Knik River Sex Ratio

Female

374

43.19%

Male

492

56.81%

Knik River Population by Age

Knik River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Knik River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family70.6%29.4%
Male81%19%
All82.1%17.9%
Female85.7%14.3%
Married90.4%9.6%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Knik River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2793.182.1
Married1353.9290.4
Non Family1021.3270.6
Female215.6285.7
Male21481

4.01

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

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Knik River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.92%
9th to 12th Grade498.57%
High School Graduate18732.69%
Some College14926.05%
Associates Degree549.44%
Bachelors Degree9516.61%
Graduate Degree274.72%
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Knik River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Knik River Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White460415107
Native American6557
2+ Races261910
Hispanic14144
Asian66
Black555

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

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

Knik River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,391$43,958$30,938
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,974$37,031$30,313
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$74,167$87,857$53,125
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,391

Average Earnings

$43,958

Average Male

$30,938

Average Female

Knik River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knik River Language by Age

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Knik River Language

95.65% of Knik River residents speak only English, while 4.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Knik River Language

Knik River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White711689.56%
Native1015453.47%
Multiple30413.33%

14.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.68%

Male Poverty Rate

10.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knik River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knik River is Native, with 53.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knik River is White, with 9.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.84%.

Knik River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College19.21%
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
Bachelors or Greater9.02%
High School8.56%

Knik River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.50%
Male Unemployed43.75%
Male Employed8.56%
Female Employed4.79%

Knik River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knik River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,750$77,650
Families$86,875$94,878
Married Families$101,607-
Non Families$26,429$41,757
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Income by Household Type

Knik River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Knik River Married by Age and Sex

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Knik River 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.

Knik River Marital Status by Race

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Knik River Marital Status

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73

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War29
Vietnam22
First Gulf War18
World War II
Korea

Knik River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6438
35 to 5415
18 to 3412
65 to 748
75+

Knik River Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7314.87%
Hispanic321.43%

Knik River Veterans by Race

Knik River Veterans by Education

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9.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knik River Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Knik River Employment by Age

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Knik River Employment by Race

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Knik River 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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38.91%

Born in Knik River

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of Knik River residents were born in the United States, with 38.91% having been born in Alaska. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Knik River Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218660.00%
20208660.00%
2019866333.96%
20188338010.62%
2017753-4-0.53%
2016757-8-1.05%
20157657510.87%
2014690-21-2.95%
2013711213.04%
2012690223.29%
2011668-76-10.22%
20107440.00%

Knik River Population by Year