Nanwalek, Alaska Population 2024

131

Nanwalek is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough Alaska. Nanwalek has a 2024 population of 131. Nanwalek is currently declining at a rate of -13.25% annually and its population has decreased by -38.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 213 in 2020.

The average household income in Nanwalek is $59,416 with a poverty rate of 7.56%. The median age in Nanwalek is 39.3 years: 47.5 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.

Nanwalek Demographics

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

  • Native American: 71.51%
  • Two or more races: 16.86%
  • White: 8.72%
  • Other race: 2.91%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
8.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
15.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-38.5% (-82)
The current population of Nanwalek, Alaska is 131 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 213.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American12371.51%
Two or more races2916.86%
White158.72%
Other race52.91%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Native American

Two or more races

White

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nanwalek Population by Race

Nanwalek Population Pyramid 2024

Nanwalek Median Age

39.3

Total

47.5

Male

30.5

Female

Nanwalek Adults

There are 128 adults, (21 of whom are seniors) in Nanwalek.

Nanwalek Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Nanwalek Sex Ratio

Female11466.28%
Male5833.72%

Nanwalek Population by Age

Nanwalek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All384.5371.128.9
Married264.9284.615.4
Female93.8922.277.8
Non Family331000
Male0000

4.66

Average Family Size

4.53

Average Household Size

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nanwalek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade33.09%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree1515.46%
Graduate Degree1010.31%
High School Graduate3839.18%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College3131.96%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Nanwalek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nanwalek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American807711
White151514
2+ Races220

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 93.33%.

Nanwalek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$35,313$51,563$0
Some College$44,000$0$0

$35,313

Average Earnings

$51,563

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Nanwalek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nanwalek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nanwalek Language

56.4% of Nanwalek residents speak only English, while 43.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 43.6% of the population.

Nanwalek Language

Nanwalek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native12364.88%
Other55100%
Hispanic55100%
Multiple2926.9%

7.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.17%

Male Poverty Rate

8.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nanwalek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nanwalek is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nanwalek is Native, with 4.88% 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 6.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.17%.

Nanwalek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
Some College9.68%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Nanwalek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed7.69%
Female Unemployed0%

Nanwalek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nanwalek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$58,750$62,614
Households$58,000$59,416
Married Families$58,500$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nanwalek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Nanwalek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nanwalek 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 Over 65.

Nanwalek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nanwalek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3

Number of Veterans

3

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam3
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Nanwalek Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 743
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Nanwalek Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American33%

Nanwalek Veterans by Race

Nanwalek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nanwalek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Nanwalek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nanwalek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nanwalek 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

91.28%

Born in Nanwalek

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Nanwalek residents were born in the United States, with 91.28% having been born in Alaska. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Nanwalek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024131-20-13.25%
2023151-21-12.21%
2022172-24-12.24%
2021196-17-7.98%
202021310.47%
201921200%
2018212-19-8.23%
2017231156.94%
2016216-22-9.24%
20152382612.26%
2014212-41-16.21%
20132534421.05%
2012209-24-10.3%
2011233-21-8.27%
201025400%

Nanwalek Population by Year