Metlakatla, Alaska Population 2022

1,464
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Metlakatla is a city located in Prince of Wales-Hyder County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 1,464, it is the 55th largest city in Alaska and the 12712th largest city in the United States. Metlakatla is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually but its population has decreased by -7.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,582 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Metlakatla has a population density of 635 people per square mile.

The average household income in Metlakatla is $68,581 with a poverty rate of 21.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $159,600. The median age in Metlakatla is 34.7 years, 34.8 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Metlakatla Demographics

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

  • Native American: 81.80%
  • White: 11.00%
  • Two or more races: 3.86%
  • Asian: 2.59%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Metlakatla, Alaska is 1,464 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,582.

Metlakatla, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Metlakatla Population by Race

Metlakatla Population Pyramid 2022

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Metlakatla Median Age

36.1


Total

36.3


Male

34.9


Female

Metlakatla Adults

There are 1,145 adults, (203 of whom are seniors) in Metlakatla.

Metlakatla Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Metlakatla Sex Ratio

Female

716

45.26%

Male

866

54.74%

Metlakatla Population by Age

Metlakatla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Metlakatla Household Types

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Metlakatla Households and Families

4.02

Average Family Size

3.59

Average Household Size

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Metlakatla Households by Type

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Metlakatla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Metlakatla Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Metlakatla Educational Attainment by Race

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$34,563

Average Earnings

$32,083

Average Male

$38,295

Average Female

Metlakatla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Metlakatla Language by Age

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Metlakatla Language

95.79% of Metlakatla residents speak only English, while 4.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.24% of the population.

Metlakatla Language

Metlakatla Poverty by Race

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21.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.33%

Male Poverty Rate

18.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Metlakatla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Metlakatla is Hispanic, with 35.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.02%.

Metlakatla Poverty

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Metlakatla Poverty Rate by Education

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Metlakatla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Metlakatla Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Metlakatla Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

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 Marital Status

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69

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Metlakatla Veterans by War

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Metlakatla Veterans by Age

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Metlakatla Veterans by Race

Metlakatla Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Metlakatla Veterans by Education

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54.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

15.3%

Unemployment Rate

Metlakatla Employment by Age

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Metlakatla Employment by Race

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Metlakatla 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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77.94%

Born in Metlakatla

96.02%

Native Born

3.98%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

2.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.02% of Metlakatla residents were born in the United States, with 77.94% having been born in Alaska. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Metlakatla Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Metlakatla Population by Year