Kobuk, Alaska Population 2022

147
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Kobuk is a city located in Northwest Arctic County Alaska. Kobuk has a 2020 population of 147. Kobuk is currently declining at a rate of -1.34% annually and its population has decreased by -3.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 152 in 2010.

The average household income in Kobuk is $61,181 with a poverty rate of 35.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $109,400. The median age in Kobuk is 16 years, 21.5 years for males, and 13 years for females.

Kobuk Demographics

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

  • Native American: 94.70%
  • White: 5.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Kobuk, Alaska is 147 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 147.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 152.

Kobuk, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White85.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native14394.70%
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Kobuk Population by Race

Kobuk Population Pyramid 2022

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Kobuk Median Age

18.1


Total

21.5


Male

13.6


Female

Kobuk Adults

There are 76 adults, (7 of whom are seniors) in Kobuk.

Kobuk Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

10.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

108.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kobuk Sex Ratio

Female

68

45.03%

Male

83

54.97%

Kobuk Population by Age

Kobuk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kobuk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Female70%30%
Male60%40%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family11.1%88.9%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kobuk Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All324.7259.4
Married89.38100
Male5660
Female103.570
Non Family91.2211.1

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Average Family Size

4.72

Average Household Size

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Kobuk Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade58.20%
9th to 12th Grade1321.31%
High School Graduate3760.66%
Some College34.92%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree34.92%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Kobuk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kobuk Educational Attainment by Race

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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 37.50%.

Kobuk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,375$9,688$41,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$20,833$13,125$45,625
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,375

Average Earnings

$9,688

Average Male

$41,250

Average Female

Kobuk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kobuk Language by Age

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Kobuk Language

69.12% of Kobuk residents speak only English, while 30.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 27.21% of the population.

Kobuk Language

Kobuk Poverty by Race

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35.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.33%

Male Poverty Rate

39.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kobuk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kobuk is Native, with 37.06% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.43%.

Kobuk Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School21.62%
Some College33.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Kobuk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.35%
Male Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed13.33%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Kobuk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kobuk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,125$44,513
Families$55,625$50,565
Married Families--
Non Families$26,875$27,744
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Income by Household Type

Kobuk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kobuk Married by Age and Sex

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Kobuk 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 35-44.

Kobuk Marital Status by Race

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Kobuk Marital Status

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3

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

Kobuk Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 543
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+

Kobuk Veterans by Age

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Kobuk Veterans by Race

Kobuk Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kobuk Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

22.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kobuk Employment by Age

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Kobuk Employment by Race

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Kobuk 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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94.70%

Born in Kobuk

96.69%

Native Born

3.31%

Foreign Born

1.32%

Non Citizen

1.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.69% of Kobuk residents were born in the United States, with 94.70% having been born in Alaska. 1.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kobuk Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101520.00%
201115531.97%
2012154-1-0.65%
201315510.65%
201415610.65%
201515821.28%
2016156-2-1.27%
201715710.64%
2018155-2-1.27%
2019153-2-1.29%
2020151-2-1.31%
2021149-2-1.32%
2022147-2-1.34%

Kobuk Population by Year