Knik River, Alaska Population 2022

802
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Knik River is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 802, it is the 79th largest city in Alaska and the 16255th largest city in the United States. Knik River is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually but its population has decreased by -0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 807 in 2020. Spanning over 92 miles, Knik River has a population density of 10 people per square mile.

The average household income in Knik River is $77,650 with a poverty rate of 13.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $831 per month, and the median house value is $212,900. 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: 85.01%
  • Native American: 10.90%
  • Two or more races: 3.22%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Knik River, Alaska is 802 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 807.

Knik River, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Knik River Population by Race

Knik River Population Pyramid 2022

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Knik River Median Age

35


Total

35.8


Male

34.4


Female

Knik River Adults

There are 599 adults, (75 of whom are seniors) in Knik River.

Knik River Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Knik River Sex Ratio

Female

330

40.89%

Male

477

59.11%

Knik River Population by Age

Knik River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Knik River Household Types

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Knik River Households and Families

3.8

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Knik River Households by Type

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Knik River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Knik River Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$34,167

Average Earnings

$37,308

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Knik River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knik River Language by Age

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Knik River Language

94.63% of Knik River residents speak only English, while 5.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Knik River Language

Knik River Poverty by Race

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13.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.35%

Male Poverty Rate

8.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knik River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knik River is Native, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.08%.

Knik River Poverty

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Knik River Poverty Rate by Education

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Knik River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knik River Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Knik River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

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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49

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Knik River Veterans by War

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Knik River Veterans by Age

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Knik River Veterans by Race

Knik River Veterans by Education

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8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knik River Veterans by Education

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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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35.44%

Born in Knik River

96.03%

Native Born

3.97%

Foreign Born

2.35%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.03% of Knik River residents were born in the United States, with 35.44% having been born in Alaska. 2.35% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Knik River Population by Year