Kobuk, Alaska Population 2021

149
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Kobuk is a city located in Northwest Arctic County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 149, it is the 116th largest city in Alaska and the 17458th largest city in the United States . Kobuk is currently declining at a rate of -1.32% annually and its population has decreased by -1.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 151 in 2010. Kobuk reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 16 miles, Kobuk has a population density of 10 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kobuk is $61,181 with a poverty rate of 39.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $133,300. 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: 96.43%
  • White: 3.57%
  • 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 149 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 153.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 151.

Kobuk, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native13596.43%
White53.57%
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Kobuk Population by Race

Kobuk Population Pyramid $2021

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Kobuk Median Age

16


Total

21.5


Male

13


Female

Kobuk Adults

There are 66 adults, (3 of whom are seniors) in Kobuk.

Kobuk Age Dependency

122.2

Age Dependency Ratio

4.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

117.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kobuk Sex Ratio

Female

64

45.71%

Male

76

54.29%

Kobuk Population by Age

Kobuk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kobuk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.3%66.7%
Non Family33.3%66.7%
Male60%40%
All61.5%38.5%
Married100%0%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kobuk Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All265.3861.5
Married97.89100
Non Family61.1733.3
Female65.1733.3
Male56.260

6.5

Average Family Size

5.38

Average Household Size

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Kobuk Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1222.22%
High School Graduate3462.96%
Some College611.11%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree23.70%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Kobuk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kobuk Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American4937
White552
Hispanic11

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 40.00%.

Kobuk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,500$15,000$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,125$$36,250
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,500

Average Earnings

$15,000

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Kobuk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kobuk Language by Age

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Kobuk Language

63.11% of Kobuk residents speak only English, while 36.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 34.43% of the population.

Kobuk Language

Kobuk Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1355540.74%
Hispanic33100.00%

39.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.21%

Male Poverty Rate

45.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kobuk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kobuk is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kobuk is Native, with 40.74% 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 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.25%.

Kobuk Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School20.59%
Some College16.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Kobuk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed21.43%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Kobuk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kobuk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,000$61,181
Families$62,500$69,395
Married Families$75,625-
Non Families$38,125$28,983
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Income by Household Type

Kobuk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

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 Over 65.

Kobuk Marital Status by Race

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Kobuk Marital Status

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4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Kobuk Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 642
35 to 542
75+
65 to 74
18 to 34

Kobuk Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American23.28%
White240.00%

Kobuk Veterans by Race

Kobuk Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kobuk Veterans by Education

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67.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

23.4%

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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95.71%

Born in Kobuk

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

1.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.86% of Kobuk residents were born in the United States, with 95.71% having been born in Alaska. 0.71% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021149-2-1.32%
2020151-2-1.31%
2019153-2-1.29%
2018155-2-1.27%
201715710.64%
2016156-2-1.27%
201515821.28%
201415610.65%
201315510.65%
2012154-1-0.65%
201115531.97%
20101520.00%

Kobuk Population by Year