Kobuk, Alaska Population 2020

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Kobuk is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 157, it is the 115th largest city in Alaska and the 17348th largest city in the United States. Kobuk is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 3.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 151 in 2010. Kobuk reached it's highest population of 158 in 2015. Spanning over 16 miles, Kobuk has a population density of 10 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kobuk is $59,210 with a poverty rate of 34.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $700 per month, and the median house value is $120,800. The median age in Kobuk is 18.5 years, 21.5 years for males, and 13.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

Kobuk Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kobuk was:

  • Native American: 93.01%
  • White: 6.99%
  • 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 157, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 155.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 151.

Kobuk, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native13393.01%
White106.99%
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Kobuk Population Pyramid 2020

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Kobuk Median Age

18.5


Total

21.5


Male

13.9


Female

Kobuk Adults

There are 75 adults, (5 of whom are seniors) in Kobuk.

Kobuk Age Dependency

104.3

Age Dependency Ratio

7.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

97.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kobuk Sex Ratio

Female

73

51.05%

Male

70

48.95%

Kobuk Households and Families

Kobuk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kobuk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
Female57.1%42.9%
All50%50%
Male33.3%66.7%
Non Family12.5%87.5%

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All304.7750
Married97.8988.9
Non Family81.1312.5
Female75.4357.1
Male64.1733.3

5.91

Average Family Size

4.77

Average Household Size

16.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Kobuk Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11.75%
9th to 12th Grade1119.30%
High School Graduate3256.14%
Some College814.04%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree23.51%
Graduate Degree35.26%
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Kobuk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American4735
White10105
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 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,500$$26,250
Less Than High School$23,333$$23,750
High School Grad$$$
Some College$38,750$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,500

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Kobuk Language

Kobuk Language by Age

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Kobuk Language

52.00% of Kobuk residents speak only English, while 48.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 44.00% of the population.

Kobuk Poverty

Kobuk Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1334936.84%
Hispanic33100.00%

34.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.86%

Male Poverty Rate

35.62%

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 36.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.25%.

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Name Poverty
High School31.25%
Less Than High School25.00%
Some College12.50%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.50%
Female Employed31.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Kobuk Income

Kobuk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,750$59,210
Families$53,125$56,691
Married Families$75,625-
Non Families$43,750$56,875
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Kobuk Marital Status

Kobuk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.8%

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 Veterans

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5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2
Vietnam1
First Gulf War1
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542
65 to 741
55 to 641
18 to 341
75+
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian34.62%
White220.00%

Kobuk Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kobuk Employment Status

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

20.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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92.31%

Born in Alaska

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

1.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.20% of Kobuk residents were born in the United States, with 92.31% having been born in Alaska. 1.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015710.64%
201915610.65%
2018155-2-1.27%
201715710.64%
2016156-2-1.27%
201515821.28%
201415610.65%
201315510.65%
2012154-1-0.65%
201115531.97%
20101520.00%