McGrath, Alaska Population 2024

279

McGrath is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk County Alaska. McGrath has a 2024 population of 279. McGrath is currently declining at a rate of -1.76% annually and its population has decreased by -5.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 296 in 2020.

The average household income in McGrath is $63,978 with a poverty rate of 17.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in McGrath is 42.7 years, 44 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

McGrath Demographics

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

  • Native American: 48.67%
  • White: 32.3%
  • Two or more races: 17.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
42.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.74% (-17)
The current population of McGrath, Alaska is 279 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 296.

McGrath, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American11048.67%
White7332.3%
Two or more races4017.7%
Black or African American31.33%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Native American

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

McGrath Population by Race

McGrath Population Pyramid 2024

McGrath Median Age

42.7

Total

44

Male

35.8

Female

McGrath Adults

There are 170 adults, (61 of whom are seniors) in McGrath.

McGrath Age Dependency

107.3

Age Dependency Ratio

56

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

McGrath Sex Ratio

Female14664.6%
Male8035.4%

McGrath Population by Age

McGrath Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All972.3377.322.7
Married422.4885.714.3
Non Family281.2178.621.4
Female243.2158.341.7
Male33.671000
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2.55

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

McGrath Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

McGrath Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McGrath Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 56.52%.

McGrath Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,583

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

McGrath Earnings by Educational Attainment

McGrath Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

McGrath Language

96.28% of McGrath residents speak only English, while 3.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

McGrath Language

McGrath Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1071816.82%
Hispanic26830.77%
Multiple40820%
White5259.62%
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17.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.5%

Male Poverty Rate

17.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McGrath

The race most likely to be in poverty in McGrath is Hispanic, with 30.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McGrath is White, with 9.62% 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 18.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.

McGrath Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College31.25%
High School20.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%
Less Than 9th Grade
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McGrath Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.44%
Male Employed12.82%
Female Employed4.17%
Male Unemployed
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McGrath Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McGrath Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

McGrath Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

McGrath Married by Age and Sex

male

female

McGrath 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.

McGrath Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

McGrath Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

24

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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McGrath Veterans by War

count

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McGrath Veterans by Age

count

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McGrath Veterans by Race

McGrath Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

McGrath Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

17.9%

Unemployment Rate

McGrath Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

McGrath Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

McGrath 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

61.95%

Born in McGrath

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.56% of McGrath residents were born in the United States, with 61.95% having been born in Alaska. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

McGrath Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029254-5-1.93%
2028259-5-1.89%
2027264-5-1.86%
2026269-5-1.82%
2025274-5-1.79%
2024279-5-1.76%
2023284-5-1.73%
2022289-5-1.7%
2021294-2-0.68%
2020296-21-6.62%
2019317-7-2.16%
2018324-3-0.92%
2017327-1-0.3%
2016328-5-1.5%
2015333-1-0.3%
2014334-9-2.62%
2013343-3-0.87%
2012346-2-0.57%
2011348
2010348
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McGrath Population by Year