Nanwalek, Alaska Population 2022

245
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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.

Nanwalek Demographics

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

  • Native American: 70.89%
  • Two or more races: 15.02%
  • White: 9.86%
  • Other race: 3.76%
  • Asian: 0.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nanwalek, Alaska is 245 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 247.

Nanwalek, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Nanwalek Population by Race

Nanwalek Population Pyramid 2022

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Nanwalek Median Age

42.2


Total

40.8


Male

42.3


Female

Nanwalek Adults

There are 165 adults, (16 of whom are seniors) in Nanwalek.

Nanwalek Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

10.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Nanwalek Sex Ratio

Female

130

61.03%

Male

83

38.97%

Nanwalek Population by Age

Nanwalek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nanwalek Household Types

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nanwalek Households and Families

4.28

Average Family Size

4.26

Average Household Size

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Nanwalek Households by Type

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Nanwalek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nanwalek Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Nanwalek Educational Attainment by Race

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$16,705

Average Earnings

$23,750

Average Male

$15,781

Average Female

Nanwalek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nanwalek Language by Age

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Nanwalek Language

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.

Nanwalek Language

Nanwalek Poverty by Race

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15.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.46%

Male Poverty Rate

16.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nanwalek

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%.

Nanwalek Poverty

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Nanwalek Poverty Rate by Education

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Nanwalek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nanwalek Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Nanwalek Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Nanwalek Married by Age and Sex

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Nanwalek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Nanwalek Marital Status by Race

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Nanwalek Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Nanwalek Veterans by War

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Nanwalek Veterans by Age

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Nanwalek Veterans by Race

Nanwalek Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nanwalek Veterans by Education

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55.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

17.2%

Unemployment Rate

Nanwalek Employment by Age

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Nanwalek Employment by Race

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Nanwalek 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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89.67%

Born in Nanwalek

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Nanwalek Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Nanwalek Population by Year