Mentasta Lake, Alaska Population 2021

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Mentasta Lake is a city located in Alaska. Mentasta Lake has a 2020 population of 266. Mentasta Lake is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 137.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 112 in 2010. Mentasta Lake reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Mentasta Lake is $52,310 with a poverty rate of 24.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $215,400. 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: 92.48%
  • White: 7.52%
  • 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 266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 266.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 112.

Mentasta Lake, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native24692.48%
White207.52%
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Mentasta Lake Population by Race

Mentasta Lake Population Pyramid $2021

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Mentasta Lake Median Age

31.8


Total

26.6


Male

40.5


Female

Mentasta Lake Adults

There are 187 adults, (30 of whom are seniors) in Mentasta Lake.

Mentasta Lake Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mentasta Lake Sex Ratio

Female

128

48.12%

Male

138

51.88%

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
Non Family31.6%68.4%
Female40%60%
All60.3%39.7%
Married73.1%26.9%
Male100%0%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mentasta Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All733.6460.3
Married263.6273.1
Non Family191.1631.6
Female156.840
Male133.69100

4.5

Average Family Size

3.64

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 Grade2414.29%
High School Graduate11065.48%
Some College137.74%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree2112.50%
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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
Native American14812412
White20209

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 45.00%.

Mentasta Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,542$20,625$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$22,917$21,875$32,083
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,542

Average Earnings

$20,625

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Mentasta Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mentasta Lake Language by Age

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Mentasta Lake Language

85.49% of Mentasta Lake residents speak only English, while 14.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 14.51% of the population.

Mentasta Lake Language

Mentasta Lake Poverty by Race

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24.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.84%

Male Poverty Rate

29.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mentasta Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mentasta Lake is Native, with 26.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mentasta Lake is Native, with 26.02% 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 25.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.14%.

Mentasta Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.83%
High School24.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%

Mentasta Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed21.54%
Female Employed11.11%
Male 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$50,625$52,310
Families$66,250$61,015
Married Families$88,750-
Non Families-$26,053
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Income by Household Type

Mentasta Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.3%

Male Marriage Rate

25.0%

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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6

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Mentasta Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 746
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

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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49.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

1.1%

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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92.48%

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 92.48% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212660.00%
20202660.00%
20192666129.76%
201820573.54%
2017198179.39%
20161812415.29%
2015157-74-32.03%
20142314020.94%
20131913320.89%
2012158-15-8.67%
20111736154.46%
20101120.00%

Mentasta Lake Population by Year