Nuiqsut, Alaska Population 2021

423
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Nuiqsut is a city located in North Slope County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 423, it is the 66th largest city in Alaska and the 14038th largest city in the United States . Nuiqsut is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually but its population has increased by 5.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 402 in 2010. Nuiqsut reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 9 miles, Nuiqsut has a population density of 48 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nuiqsut is $89,537 with a poverty rate of 7.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $888 per month, and the median house value is $91,300. The median age in Nuiqsut is 25.8 years, 23.9 years for males, and 28.8 years for females.

Nuiqsut Demographics

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

  • Native American: 76.41%
  • White: 19.15%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.01%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Nuiqsut, Alaska is 423 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 425.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 402.

Nuiqsut, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native37976.41%
White9519.15%
Two or More Races173.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander51.01%
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Nuiqsut Population by Race

Nuiqsut Population Pyramid $2021

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Nuiqsut Median Age

25.8


Total

23.9


Male

28.8


Female

Nuiqsut Adults

There are 319 adults, (40 of whom are seniors) in Nuiqsut.

Nuiqsut Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Nuiqsut Sex Ratio

Female

260

52.42%

Male

236

47.58%

Nuiqsut Population by Age

Nuiqsut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nuiqsut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male21.1%78.9%
Non Family46.7%53.3%
All57.4%42.6%
Female61.1%38.9%
Married76.3%23.7%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nuiqsut Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1083.9157.4
Married384.9576.3
Female364.3161.1
Male193.1621.1
Non Family151.2746.7

4.04

Average Family Size

3.91

Average Household Size

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Nuiqsut Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2911.15%
9th to 12th Grade3413.08%
High School Graduate9436.15%
Some College4015.38%
Associates Degree10.38%
Bachelors Degree3513.46%
Graduate Degree2710.38%
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Nuiqsut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nuiqsut Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American184123
White686862
2+ Races64
Islander22

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 91.18%.

Nuiqsut Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,000$23,125$44,250
Less Than 9th Grade$20,938$$21,563
High School Graduate$30,972$30,625$31,667
Some College$38,750$$36,875
Bachelors Degree$63,750$$87,614
Graduate Degree$82,604$$76,250

$41,000

Average Earnings

$23,125

Average Male

$44,250

Average Female

Nuiqsut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nuiqsut Language by Age

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Nuiqsut Language

48.81% of Nuiqsut residents speak only English, while 51.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 46.19% of the population.

Nuiqsut Language

Nuiqsut Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native378369.52%
White9511.05%
Multiple1715.88%

7.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.05%

Male Poverty Rate

7.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nuiqsut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nuiqsut is Native, with 9.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nuiqsut is White, with 1.05% 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 6.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.99%.

Nuiqsut Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School12.77%
Less Than 9th Grade9.52%
Some College7.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Nuiqsut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed11.76%
Female Unemployed7.14%
Male Employed3.41%
Female Employed2.46%

Nuiqsut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nuiqsut Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,000$89,537
Families$74,250$87,644
Married Families$99,167-
Non Families-$63,860
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Income by Household Type

Nuiqsut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Nuiqsut Married by Age and Sex

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Nuiqsut 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 45-54.

Nuiqsut Marital Status by Race

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Nuiqsut Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War1
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

Nuiqsut Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 643
35 to 541
75+
65 to 74
18 to 34

Nuiqsut Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American31.35%
White11.14%

Nuiqsut Veterans by Race

Nuiqsut Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nuiqsut Veterans by Education

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74.6%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

Nuiqsut Employment by Age

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Nuiqsut Employment by Race

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Nuiqsut 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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80.24%

Born in Nuiqsut

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Nuiqsut residents were born in the United States, with 80.24% having been born in Alaska. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Nuiqsut Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021423-1-0.24%
2020424-1-0.24%
2019425-1-0.23%
201842620.47%
201742471.68%
2016417-6-1.42%
201542310.24%
20144220.00%
201342251.20%
201241771.71%
201141051.23%
20104050.00%

Nuiqsut Population by Year