Metlakatla, Alaska Population 2020

1,635
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Metlakatla is a city located in Alaska. Metlakatla has a 2020 population of 1,635. Metlakatla is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 16.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,405 in 2010. Metlakatla reached it's highest population of 1,661 in 2015.

The average household income in Metlakatla is $65,971 with a poverty rate of 14.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $143,100. The median age in Metlakatla is 34.5 years, 34.6 years for males, and 34.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 117.1 males.

Metlakatla Demographics

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

  • Native American: 74.01%
  • White: 14.62%
  • Two or more races: 8.99%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Metlakatla, Alaska is 1,635, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,635.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,405.

Metlakatla, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,21074.01%
White23914.62%
Two or More Races1478.99%
Asian221.35%
Some Other Race171.04%
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Metlakatla Population Pyramid 2020

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Metlakatla Median Age

34.5


Total

34.6


Male

34.3


Female

Metlakatla Adults

There are 1,162 adults, (209 of whom are seniors) in Metlakatla.

Metlakatla Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Metlakatla Sex Ratio

Female

753

46.06%

Male

882

53.94%

Metlakatla Households and Families

Metlakatla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Metlakatla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female86.7%13.3%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
All74%26%
Married70.8%29.2%
Male68.3%31.7%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4803.474
Married2403.8170.8
Non Family1171.3976.9
Male634.8768.3
Female604.186.7

3.96

Average Family Size

3.4

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Metlakatla Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade201.96%
9th to 12th Grade777.56%
High School Graduate37737.00%
Some College38437.68%
Associates Degree535.20%
Bachelors Degree676.58%
Graduate Degree414.02%
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Metlakatla Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American72463837
White17616541
Multiple Races818112
Hispanic484815
Other Race1717
Asian663

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,307$29,050$33,571
Less Than High School$16,146$20,341$
High School Grad$19,028$18,250$21,250
Some College$40,859$40,417$41,429
Bachelors Degree$57,813$56,250$57,813
Graduate Degree$76,458$$70,938

$31,307

Average Earnings

$29,050

Average Male

$33,571

Average Female

Metlakatla Language

Metlakatla Language by Age

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Metlakatla Language

94.61% of Metlakatla residents speak only English, while 5.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.70% of the population.

Metlakatla Poverty

Metlakatla Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,21020817.19%
White216198.80%
Hispanic1161613.79%
Multiple13985.76%

14.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.38%

Male Poverty Rate

13.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Metlakatla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Metlakatla is Native, with 17.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Metlakatla is Multiple, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.15%.

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Name Poverty
High School17.77%
Less Than High School13.40%
Some College6.18%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.88%
Female Unemployed9.43%
Male Employed8.09%
Female Employed5.97%

Metlakatla Income

Metlakatla Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,409$65,971
Families$65,313$73,418
Married Families$71,875-
Non Families$32,212$37,273
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Metlakatla Marital Status

Metlakatla Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Metlakatla Married by Age and Sex

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Metlakatla 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 55-64.

Metlakatla Marital Status by Race

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Metlakatla Veterans

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110

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War28
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7437
35 to 5430
55 to 6424
75+15
18 to 344
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian758.95%
White3114.98%
Hispanic58.62%
2 or More44.26%

Metlakatla Veterans by Education

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6.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Metlakatla Employment Status

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

20.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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72.23%

Born in Alaska

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.68% of Metlakatla residents were born in the United States, with 72.23% having been born in Alaska. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,6350.00%
20191,6350.00%
20181,635-4-0.24%
20171,639191.17%
20161,620-41-2.47%
20151,661935.93%
20141,56810.06%
20131,56790.58%
20121,55814310.11%
20111,415100.71%
20101,4050.00%