Nuiqsut, Alaska Population 2020

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Nuiqsut is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 444, it is the 66th largest city in Alaska and the 13840th largest city in the United States. Nuiqsut is currently growing at a rate of 1.83% annually and its population has increased by 10.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 402 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Nuiqsut has a population density of 50 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nuiqsut is $91,777 with a poverty rate of 8.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $900 per month, and the median house value is $81,700. The median age in Nuiqsut is 26.2 years, 25.4 years for males, and 28.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males.

Nuiqsut Demographics

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

  • Native American: 79.53%
  • White: 17.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Nuiqsut, Alaska is 444, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 428.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 402.

Nuiqsut, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native37379.53%
White8417.91%
Two or More Races81.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.85%
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Nuiqsut Population Pyramid 2020

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Nuiqsut Median Age

26.2


Total

25.4


Male

28.8


Female

Nuiqsut Adults

There are 315 adults, (36 of whom are seniors) in Nuiqsut.

Nuiqsut Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Nuiqsut Sex Ratio

Female

249

53.09%

Male

220

46.91%

Nuiqsut Households and Families

Nuiqsut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nuiqsut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female73.8%26.2%
Married60%40%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Male20%80%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1063.8759.4
Female424.2973.8
Married354.9460
Male152.6720
Non Family141.2157.1

3.86

Average Family Size

3.87

Average Household Size

13.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Nuiqsut Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2811.02%
9th to 12th Grade3915.35%
High School Graduate8834.65%
Some College4417.32%
Associates Degree10.39%
Bachelors Degree3212.60%
Graduate Degree228.66%
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Nuiqsut Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American186121
White636354
Multiple Races42
Islander11

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 85.71%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,500$26,667$43,125
Less Than High School$20,417$$21,875
High School Grad$30,714$31,250$29,167
Some College$34,750$34,063$41,250
Bachelors Degree$$$63,750
Graduate Degree$80,278$$76,250

$37,500

Average Earnings

$26,667

Average Male

$43,125

Average Female

Nuiqsut Language

Nuiqsut Language by Age

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Nuiqsut Language

51.12% of Nuiqsut residents speak only English, while 48.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 44.64% of the population.

Nuiqsut Poverty

Nuiqsut Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native364369.89%
White8422.38%
Multiple8112.50%

8.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.81%

Male Poverty Rate

7.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nuiqsut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nuiqsut is Multiple, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nuiqsut is White, with 2.38% 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 6.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.73%.

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Name Poverty
High School13.64%
Less Than High School11.94%
Some College4.44%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed12.00%
Female Unemployed8.33%
Male Employed4.76%
Female Employed2.59%

Nuiqsut Income

Nuiqsut Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,000$91,777
Families$76,667$89,092
Married Families$96,250-
Non Families$53,750$54,836
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Nuiqsut Marital Status

Nuiqsut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.7%

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 35-44.

Nuiqsut Marital Status by Race

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Nuiqsut Veterans

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5

Number of Veterans

3

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War1
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 643
65 to 741
35 to 541
75+
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian31.30%
White22.53%

Nuiqsut Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nuiqsut Employment Status

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73.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

15.6%

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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80.81%

Born in Alaska

98.29%

Native Born

1.71%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.29% of Nuiqsut residents were born in the United States, with 80.81% having been born in Alaska. 1.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202044481.83%
201943681.87%
201842820.47%
201742681.91%
2016418-6-1.42%
201542430.71%
2014421-1-0.24%
201342251.20%
201241771.71%
201141061.49%
20104040.00%