Kwethluk, Alaska Population 2021

776
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Kwethluk is a city located in Bethel County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 776, it is the 36th largest city in Alaska and the 11422nd largest city in the United States . Kwethluk is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 7.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 721 in 2010. Kwethluk reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 12 miles, Kwethluk has a population density of 77 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kwethluk is $51,215 with a poverty rate of 38.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $59,200. The median age in Kwethluk is 25.5 years, 25.9 years for males, and 25.4 years for females.

Kwethluk Demographics

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

  • Native American: 98.37%
  • White: 0.82%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Kwethluk, Alaska is 776 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 762.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 721.

Kwethluk, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native60398.37%
White50.82%
Two or More Races40.65%
Asian10.16%
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Kwethluk Population by Race

Kwethluk Population Pyramid $2021

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Kwethluk Median Age

25.5


Total

25.9


Male

25.4


Female

Kwethluk Adults

There are 397 adults, (49 of whom are seniors) in Kwethluk.

Kwethluk Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kwethluk Sex Ratio

Female

294

47.96%

Male

319

52.04%

Kwethluk Population by Age

Kwethluk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kwethluk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female68.8%31.3%
Non Family72%28%
All73%27%
Married73.2%26.8%
Male78.6%21.4%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kwethluk Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1414.3573
Married565.4873.2
Female325.568.8
Male283.6178.6
Non Family251.1672

4.91

Average Family Size

4.35

Average Household Size

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Kwethluk Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade288.89%
9th to 12th Grade6119.37%
High School Graduate12439.37%
Some College8326.35%
Associates Degree20.63%
Bachelors Degree154.76%
Graduate Degree20.63%
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Kwethluk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kwethluk Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American30822015
2+ Races44
White222
Asian1

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 100.00%.

Kwethluk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,125$16,500$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$11,563$$
High School Graduate$14,375$12,250$20,000
Some College$24,375$21,250$31,250
Bachelors Degree$80,000$$83,125
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,125

Average Earnings

$16,500

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Kwethluk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kwethluk Language by Age

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Kwethluk Language

34.07% of Kwethluk residents speak only English, while 65.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 65.74% of the population.

Kwethluk Language

Kwethluk Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native60323138.31%
White5360.00%
Asian11100.00%

38.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.01%

Male Poverty Rate

34.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kwethluk

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kwethluk is Native, with 38.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.12%.

Kwethluk Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.57%
High School34.68%
Some College25.88%
Bachelors or Greater11.76%

Kwethluk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed51.85%
Female Unemployed23.53%
Female Employed23.19%
Male Employed20.29%

Kwethluk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kwethluk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,250$51,215
Families$47,000$56,308
Married Families$73,750-
Non Families$20,625$19,200
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Income by Household Type

Kwethluk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kwethluk Married by Age and Sex

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Kwethluk 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 45-54.

Kwethluk Marital Status by Race

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Kwethluk Marital Status

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23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7
First Gulf War4
World War II2
Korea2
Second Gulf War2

Kwethluk Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 649
35 to 546
65 to 744
75+2
18 to 342

Kwethluk Veterans by Age

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Kwethluk Veterans by Race

Kwethluk Veterans by Education

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65.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kwethluk Veterans by Education

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44.1%

Labor Force Participation

33.4%

Employment Rate

24.2%

Unemployment Rate

Kwethluk Employment by Age

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Kwethluk Employment by Race

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Kwethluk 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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99.02%

Born in Kwethluk

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Kwethluk residents were born in the United States, with 99.02% having been born in Alaska. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kwethluk Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202177670.91%
202076970.92%
201976270.93%
201875530.40%
201775230.40%
201674910.13%
20157480.00%
2014748-1-0.13%
201374960.81%
201274370.95%
2011736131.80%
20107230.00%

Kwethluk Population by Year