Nikolai is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 89, it is the 246th largest city in Alaska and the 26985th largest city in the United States. Nikolai is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -22.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 115 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Nikolai has a population density of 20 people per square mile.
The average household income in Nikolai is $38,460 with a poverty rate of 41.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $68,800. The median age in Nikolai is 32.8 years, 31.9 years for males, and 33 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nikolaiwas:
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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 white people with a rate of 33.33%.
68.52% of Nikolai residents speak only English, while 31.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 26.85% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Nikolai is Native, with 41.98% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Nikolai is Multiple, with 40.00% 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 45.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.94%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Nikolai
100.00% of Nikolai residents were born in the United States, with 90.43% 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 Europe.