Metlakatla, Alaska Population 2021

1,654
map placeholder

Metlakatla is a city located in Prince of Wales-Hyder County Alaska. Metlakatla has a 2020 population of 1,654. Metlakatla is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 17.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,405 in 2010. Metlakatla reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Metlakatla is $68,581 with a poverty rate of 15.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $155,100. 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: 74.73%
  • White: 14.57%
  • Two or more races: 7.44%
  • Asian: 2.42%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Metlakatla, Alaska is 1,654 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,654.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,405.

Metlakatla, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,23674.73%
White24114.57%
Two or More Races1237.44%
Asian402.42%
Some Other Race140.85%
Loading...

Metlakatla Population by Race

Metlakatla Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Metlakatla Median Age

34.7


Total

34.8


Male

34.6


Female

Metlakatla Adults

There are 1,188 adults, (213 of whom are seniors) in Metlakatla.

Metlakatla Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Metlakatla Sex Ratio

Female

769

46.49%

Male

885

53.51%

Metlakatla Population by Age

Metlakatla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Metlakatla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male63.6%36.4%
Married72.1%27.9%
Non Family73.9%26.1%
All74.1%25.9%
Female91.4%8.6%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Metlakatla Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4873.3974.1
Married2403.7372.1
Non Family1111.3873.9
Female704.1491.4
Male664.7463.6

3.89

Average Family Size

3.39

Average Household Size

Loading...

Metlakatla Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade131.25%
9th to 12th Grade716.80%
High School Graduate41639.85%
Some College34232.76%
Associates Degree938.91%
Bachelors Degree767.28%
Graduate Degree333.16%
Loading...

Metlakatla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Metlakatla Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American76168746
White17016041
2+ Races79796
Hispanic434312
Other Race1414
Asian884

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

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,068$35,709$33,750
Less Than 9th Grade$18,750$23,929$
High School Graduate$27,188$28,750$26,563
Some College$39,554$37,262$39,911
Bachelors Degree$56,563$51,042$57,292
Graduate Degree$73,438$$71,250

$35,068

Average Earnings

$35,709

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Metlakatla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Metlakatla Language by Age

Loading...

Metlakatla Language

94.53% of Metlakatla residents speak only English, while 5.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.18% of the population.

Metlakatla Language

Metlakatla Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,23622918.53%
Hispanic971919.59%
White215167.44%
Multiple11443.51%

15.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.61%

Male Poverty Rate

12.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Metlakatla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Metlakatla is Hispanic, with 19.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Metlakatla is Multiple, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.70%.

Metlakatla Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
High School19.95%
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
Some College8.05%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Metlakatla Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.91%
Female Unemployed8.57%
Male Employed6.88%
Female Employed5.57%

Metlakatla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Metlakatla Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$56,188$68,581
Families$70,455$76,312
Married Families$81,250-
Non Families$30,446$35,873
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Metlakatla Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Metlakatla Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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 45-54.

Metlakatla Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Metlakatla Marital Status

Loading...

93

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
First Gulf War26
Second Gulf War21
World War II
Korea

Metlakatla Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7429
55 to 6427
75+17
35 to 5416
18 to 344

Metlakatla Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
Native American616.98%
White2612.94%
2+ Races66.59%

Metlakatla Veterans by Race

Metlakatla Veterans by Education

Loading...

7.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Metlakatla Veterans by Education

Loading...

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

17.7%

Unemployment Rate

Metlakatla Employment by Age

Loading...

Metlakatla Employment by Race

Loading...

Metlakatla Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

72.01%

Born in Metlakatla

96.13%

Native Born

3.87%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

2.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.13% of Metlakatla residents were born in the United States, with 72.01% having been born in Alaska. 1.09% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,6540.00%
20201,6540.00%
20191,654191.16%
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%

Metlakatla Population by Year