Naknek, Alaska Population 2024

466

Naknek is a city located in Bristol Bay Borough Alaska. Naknek has a 2024 population of 466. It is also the county seat of Bristol Bay Borough. Naknek is currently growing at a rate of 5.43% annually and its population has increased by 25.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 370 in 2020.

The average household income in Naknek is $110,706 with a poverty rate of 14.22%. The median age in Naknek is 32.6 years: 29 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Naknek Demographics

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

  • White: 43.78%
  • Native American: 35.41%
  • Two or more races: 10.53%
  • Asian: 6.46%
  • Other race: 2.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 0%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
81.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
25.95% (96)
The current population of Naknek, Alaska is 466 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 370.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18343.78%
Native American14835.41%
Two or more races4410.53%
Asian276.46%
Other race112.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander51.2%
Black or African American00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Naknek Population by Race

Naknek Population Pyramid 2024

Naknek Median Age

32.6

Total

29

Male

40.1

Female

Naknek Adults

There are 346 adults, (48 of whom are seniors) in Naknek.

Naknek Age Dependency

40.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Naknek Sex Ratio

Female15737.56%
Male26162.44%

Naknek Population by Age

Naknek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1322.4454.545.5
Married593.0874.625.4
Non Family521.6240.459.6
Female132.7738.561.5
Male82.52575

2.88

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Naknek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade134.05%
Associates Degree175.3%
Bachelors Degree6921.5%
Graduate Degree123.74%
High School Graduate10131.46%
Less Than 9th Grade82.49%
Some College10131.46%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Naknek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Naknek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White15315367
Native American11410312
Asian27270
2+ Races15152
Hispanic1552
Other Race1000
Islander220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.79%.

Naknek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,250$40,000$93,125
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$29,196$29,107$36,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$53,750$0
Overall$53,269$53,977$45,625
Some College$56,019$56,250$48,750

$53,269

Average Earnings

$53,977

Average Male

$45,625

Average Female

Naknek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Naknek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Naknek Language

79.2% of Naknek residents speak only English, while 20.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.77% of the population.

Naknek Language

Naknek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1834424.04%
Native145128.28%
Multiple4436.82%

14.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.6%

Male Poverty Rate

10.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Naknek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Naknek is White, with 24.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Naknek is Multiple, with 6.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.86%.

Naknek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater43.21%
Less Than 9th Grade9.52%
High School6.93%
Some College2.54%

Naknek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed5.26%
Male Employed2.44%
Female Unemployed0%

Naknek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Naknek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$93,750$117,506
Households$88,333$110,706
Married Families$87,917$-999,999,999
Non Families$66,250$97,644

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Naknek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Naknek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Naknek 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.

Naknek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Naknek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War4
Korea4
First Gulf War2
World War II0

Naknek Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+6
18 to 344
35 to 544
65 to 743
55 to 641

Naknek Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White106.45%
Native American64.72%
Islander2100%

Naknek Veterans by Race

Naknek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Naknek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Naknek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Naknek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Naknek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

56.22%

Born in Naknek

83.73%

Native Born

16.27%

Foreign Born

9.33%

Non Citizen

6.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.73% of Naknek residents were born in the United States, with 56.22% having been born in Alaska. 9.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Naknek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024466245.43%
2023442245.74%
2022418246.09%
2021394246.49%
2020370-98-20.94%
201946840.86%
2018464-45-8.84%
2017509-35-6.43%
2016544-23-4.06%
2015567-33-5.5%
201460000%
2013600223.81%
2012578-8-1.37%
2011586427.72%
201054400%

Naknek Population by Year