Kobuk, Alaska Population 2024

165

Kobuk is a city located in Northwest Arctic County Alaska. Kobuk has a 2024 population of 165. Kobuk is currently declining at a rate of -2.37% annually and its population has decreased by -9.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 183 in 2020.

The average household income in Kobuk is $62,031 with a poverty rate of 34.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kobuk is 18.1 years, 22.8 years for males, and 14.5 years for females.

Kobuk Demographics

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

  • Native American: 90.23%
  • Two or more races: 6.77%
  • White: 3.01%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
15.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
10.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.84% (-18)
The current population of Kobuk, Alaska is 165 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 183.

Kobuk, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American12090.23%
Two or more races96.77%
White43.01%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Native American

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Kobuk Population by Race

Kobuk Population Pyramid 2024

Kobuk Median Age

18.1

Total

22.8

Male

14.5

Female

Kobuk Adults

There are 67 adults, (7 of whom are seniors) in Kobuk.

Kobuk Age Dependency

121.7

Age Dependency Ratio

11.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

110

Child Dependency Ratio

Kobuk Sex Ratio

Female6649.62%
Male6750.38%

Kobuk Population by Age

Kobuk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All363.6952.847.2
Non Family131.080100
Female11363.636.4
Married98.441000
Male33.331000
showing: 5 rows

5.13

Average Family Size

3.69

Average Household Size

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kobuk Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kobuk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kobuk Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25%.

Kobuk Educational Attainment by Race

Kobuk Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kobuk Language

70.09% of Kobuk residents speak only English, while 29.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 28.21% of the population.

Kobuk Language

Kobuk Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1203529.17%
Multiple99100%
White4250%
showing: 3 rows

34.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.82%

Male Poverty Rate

33.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kobuk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kobuk is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kobuk is Native, with 29.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 22.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.43%.

Kobuk Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
High School29.63%
Less Than 9th Grade12.5%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Kobuk Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.14%
Male Employed5.88%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Kobuk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kobuk Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kobuk Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

23.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.0%

Male Marriage Rate

28.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Kobuk Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kobuk Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kobuk Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kobuk Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1

Number of Veterans

1

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Kobuk Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Kobuk Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Kobuk Veterans by Race

Kobuk Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Kobuk Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.1%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Kobuk Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kobuk Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kobuk Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

96.99%

Born in Kobuk

98.5%

Native Born

1.5%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.5% of Kobuk residents were born in the United States, with 96.99% having been born in Alaska. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kobuk Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029145-4-2.68%
2028149-4-2.61%
2027153-4-2.55%
2026157-4-2.48%
2025161-4-2.42%
2024165-4-2.37%
2023169-4-2.31%
2022173-4-2.26%
2021177-6-3.28%
20201832918.83%
2019154-2-1.28%
2018156-2-1.27%
201715821.28%
2016156-2-1.27%
201515821.28%
201415610.65%
2013155
201215510.65%
201115421.32%
2010152
showing: 20 rows

Kobuk Population by Year