Nanwalek is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 245, it is the 174th largest city in Alaska and the 23054th largest city in the United States. Nanwalek is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -0.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 247 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Nanwalek has a population density of 29 people per square mile.
The average household income in Nanwalek is $47,591 with a poverty rate of 15.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $145,000. The median age in Nanwalek is 41.2 years, 43.3 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nanwalekwas:
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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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
56.25% of Nanwalek residents speak only English, while 43.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 43.27% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Nanwalek is Native, with 14.57% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Nanwalek is Multiple, with 9.38% 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 7.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.49%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Nanwalek
99.53% of Nanwalek residents were born in the United States, with 89.67% 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 Asia.