Kotzebue, Alaska Population 2022

3,082
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Kotzebue is a city located in Northwest Arctic County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 3,082, it is the 33rd largest city in Alaska and the 8729th largest city in the United States. Kotzebue is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -6.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,283 in 2020. Spanning over 27 miles, Kotzebue has a population density of 124 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kotzebue is $98,946 with a poverty rate of 15.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kotzebue is 31.3 years, 33.6 years for males, and 28.9 years for females.

Kotzebue Demographics

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

  • Native American: 67.29%
  • White: 19.92%
  • Two or more races: 7.92%
  • Asian: 2.50%
  • Black or African American: 1.86%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kotzebue, Alaska is 3,082 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,283.

Kotzebue, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Kotzebue Population by Race

Kotzebue Population Pyramid 2022

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Kotzebue Median Age

31.4


Total

33.7


Male

29.8


Female

Kotzebue Adults

There are 2,269 adults, (228 of whom are seniors) in Kotzebue.

Kotzebue Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kotzebue Sex Ratio

Female

1,441

43.89%

Male

1,842

56.11%

Kotzebue Population by Age

Kotzebue Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kotzebue Household Types

40.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kotzebue Households and Families

4.06

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

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Kotzebue Households by Type

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Kotzebue Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kotzebue 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 asian people with a rate of 56.10%.

Kotzebue Educational Attainment by Race

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$61,534

Average Earnings

$61,285

Average Male

$62,679

Average Female

Kotzebue Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kotzebue Language by Age

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Kotzebue Language

67.10% of Kotzebue residents speak only English, while 32.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 24.47% of the population.

Kotzebue Language

Kotzebue Poverty by Race

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15.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.49%

Male Poverty Rate

13.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kotzebue

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kotzebue is Native, with 22.10% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.50%.

Kotzebue Poverty

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Kotzebue Poverty Rate by Education

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Kotzebue Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kotzebue Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Kotzebue Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kotzebue Married by Age and Sex

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Kotzebue 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 55-64.

Kotzebue Marital Status by Race

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Kotzebue Marital Status

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154

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Kotzebue Veterans by War

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Kotzebue Veterans by Age

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Kotzebue Veterans by Race

Kotzebue Veterans by Education

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7.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kotzebue Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kotzebue Employment by Age

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Kotzebue Employment by Race

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Kotzebue 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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75.88%

Born in Kotzebue

96.98%

Native Born

3.02%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

2.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.98% of Kotzebue residents were born in the United States, with 75.88% having been born in Alaska. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kotzebue Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Kotzebue Population by Year