Nikiski, Alaska Population 2020

4,575
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Nikiski is a city located in Alaska. Nikiski has a 2020 population of 4,575. Nikiski is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,493 in 2010. Nikiski reached it's highest population of 5,029 in 2016.

The average household income in Nikiski is $73,429 with a poverty rate of 16.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,308 per month, and the median house value is $214,400. The median age in Nikiski is 39.8 years, 38.7 years for males, and 43.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 131.4 males.

Nikiski Demographics

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

  • White: 80.13%
  • Native American: 11.63%
  • Two or more races: 6.54%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nikiski, Alaska is 4,575, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,575.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,493.

Nikiski, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,66680.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native53211.63%
Two or More Races2996.54%
Some Other Race491.07%
Black or African American150.33%
Asian140.31%
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Nikiski Population Pyramid 2020

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Nikiski Median Age

39.8


Total

38.7


Male

43.8


Female

Nikiski Adults

There are 3,446 adults, (728 of whom are seniors) in Nikiski.

Nikiski Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Nikiski Sex Ratio

Female

1,977

43.21%

Male

2,598

56.79%

Nikiski Households and Families

Nikiski Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nikiski Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family84.8%15.2%
Married82.3%17.7%
All78.2%21.8%
Male59.6%40.4%
Female48%52%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6172.8278.2
Married8133.5582.3
Non Family5061.2984.8
Male1983.1459.6
Female1003.9148

3.33

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Nikiski Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade250.79%
9th to 12th Grade2016.37%
High School Graduate1,24339.39%
Some College83626.49%
Associates Degree3149.95%
Bachelors Degree39412.48%
Graduate Degree1434.53%
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Nikiski Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6682,488510
Native American309302
Multiple Races13812027
Hispanic6635
Other Race221
Black1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 19.57%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,408$62,586$26,169
Less Than High School$13,462$$26,691
High School Grad$29,492$$23,807
Some College$50,375$62,679$
Bachelors Degree$59,821$75,859$
Graduate Degree$82,019$108,839$

$44,408

Average Earnings

$62,586

Average Male

$26,169

Average Female

Nikiski Language

Nikiski Language by Age

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Nikiski Language

92.27% of Nikiski residents speak only English, while 7.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Nikiski Poverty

Nikiski Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,64545512.48%
Native53214727.63%
Multiple29913444.82%
Hispanic1293325.58%
Black1515100.00%

16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.78%

Male Poverty Rate

14.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nikiski

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nikiski is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nikiski is White, with 12.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.88%.

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Name Poverty
High School22.68%
Less Than High School21.24%
Some College7.65%
Bachelors or Greater5.40%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed73.08%
Male Unemployed46.46%
Male Employed8.32%
Female Employed6.01%

Nikiski Income

Nikiski Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,043$73,429
Families$74,464$86,361
Married Families$86,250-
Non Families$28,523$37,317
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Nikiski Marital Status

Nikiski Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Nikiski Married by Age and Sex

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Nikiski Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Nikiski Marital Status by Race

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Nikiski Veterans

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528

Number of Veterans

513

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam271
First Gulf War183
Second Gulf War86
Korea34
World War II8
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74163
55 to 64137
35 to 54124
75+88
18 to 3416
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Name Veterans % of Total
White46116.25%
Indian368.76%
2 or More3122.46%

Nikiski Veterans by Education

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3.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nikiski Employment Status

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51.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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40.70%

Born in Alaska

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Nikiski residents were born in the United States, with 40.70% having been born in Alaska. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,5750.00%
20194,5750.00%
20184,575-153-3.24%
20174,728-301-5.99%
20165,02948010.55%
20154,549130.29%
20144,536-131-2.81%
20134,667-41-0.87%
20124,7083257.42%
20114,383-110-2.45%
20104,4930.00%