Nuiqsut is a city located in North Slope County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 534, it is the 111th largest city in Alaska and the 18717th largest city in the United States. Nuiqsut is currently growing at a rate of 2.10% annually but its population has decreased by -0.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 535 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Nuiqsut has a population density of 60 people per square mile.
The average household income in Nuiqsut is $89,537 with a poverty rate of 5.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Nuiqsut is 25.8 years, 23.9 years for males, and 28.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nuiqsutwas:
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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 94.62%.
52.56% of Nuiqsut residents speak only English, while 47.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 40.31% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Nuiqsut is Native, with 7.77% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Nuiqsut is Multiple, with 11.11% 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 4.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.27%.
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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 45-54.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Nuiqsut
97.01% of Nuiqsut residents were born in the United States, with 75.51% having been born in Alaska. 2.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.