Mentasta Lake, Alaska Population 2022

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Mentasta Lake is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 131, it is the 220th largest city in Alaska and the 25839th largest city in the United States. Mentasta Lake is currently growing at a rate of 1.55% annually and its population has increased by 3.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 127 in 2020. Spanning over 303 miles, Mentasta Lake has a population density of 0 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mentasta Lake is $52,310 with a poverty rate of 19.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $347 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mentasta Lake is 31.8 years, 26.6 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Mentasta Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mentasta Lakewas:

  • Native American: 88.72%
  • White: 11.28%
  • 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 Mentasta Lake, Alaska is 131 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 127.

Mentasta Lake, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3011.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native23688.72%
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Mentasta Lake Population by Race

Mentasta Lake Population Pyramid 2022

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Mentasta Lake Median Age

31.3


Total

30.2


Male

37.7


Female

Mentasta Lake Adults

There are 190 adults, (40 of whom are seniors) in Mentasta Lake.

Mentasta Lake Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mentasta Lake Sex Ratio

Female

123

46.24%

Male

143

53.76%

Mentasta Lake Population by Age

Mentasta Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mentasta Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married62.1%37.9%
All54.9%45.1%
Non Family37.5%62.5%
Female31.3%68.8%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mentasta Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All823.2454.9
Married293.7962.1
Male133.23100
Female165.3831.3
Non Family241.1737.5

4.09

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

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Mentasta Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade2213.25%
High School Graduate10563.25%
Some College148.43%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree2515.06%
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Mentasta Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mentasta Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White303016
Native American1361149

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 53.33%.

Mentasta Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,558$22,596$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$22,885$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,558

Average Earnings

$22,596

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Mentasta Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mentasta Lake Language by Age

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Mentasta Lake Language

85.77% of Mentasta Lake residents speak only English, while 14.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 14.23% of the population.

Mentasta Lake Language

Mentasta Lake Poverty by Race

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19.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.18%

Male Poverty Rate

21.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mentasta Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mentasta Lake is Native, with 22.03% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.76%.

Mentasta Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.00%
High School11.43%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Mentasta Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed18.42%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.86%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mentasta Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mentasta Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,000$55,018
Families$65,625$67,495
Married Families$110,625-
Non Families$14,688$23,650
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Income by Household Type

Mentasta Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mentasta Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Mentasta Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mentasta Lake Marital Status by Race

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Mentasta Lake Marital Status

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12

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam8
Korea
World War II

Mentasta Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 7412
75+

Mentasta Lake Veterans by Age

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Mentasta Lake Veterans by Race

Mentasta Lake Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mentasta Lake Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Mentasta Lake Employment by Age

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Mentasta Lake Employment by Race

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Mentasta Lake 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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88.72%

Born in Mentasta Lake

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mentasta Lake residents were born in the United States, with 88.72% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mentasta Lake Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101120.00%
201111421.79%
201211621.75%
201311821.72%
201412021.69%
201512221.67%
201612421.64%
201712621.61%
201812821.59%
201913021.56%
2020127-3-2.31%
202112921.57%
202213121.55%

Mentasta Lake Population by Year