Nuiqsut, Alaska Population 2022

422
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Nuiqsut is a city located in North Slope County Alaska. Nuiqsut has a 2020 population of 422. Nuiqsut is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually but its population has increased by 4.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 405 in 2010.

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 $900 per month, and the median house value is $89,500. 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: 72.34%
  • White: 24.30%
  • Two or more races: 3.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Nuiqsut, Alaska is 422 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 422.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 405.

Nuiqsut, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13024.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native38772.34%
Two or More Races183.36%
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Nuiqsut Population by Race

Nuiqsut Population Pyramid 2022

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Nuiqsut Median Age

26


Total

25.5


Male

26.4


Female

Nuiqsut Adults

There are 342 adults, (45 of whom are seniors) in Nuiqsut.

Nuiqsut Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65

Child Dependency Ratio

Nuiqsut Sex Ratio

Female

302

56.45%

Male

233

43.55%

Nuiqsut Population by Age

Nuiqsut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nuiqsut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female61.1%38.9%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
All48.6%51.4%
Married48.6%51.4%
Male26.1%73.9%

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nuiqsut Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1093.8748.6
Married374.7648.6
Male232.7426.1
Female364.6961.1
Non Family131.0853.8

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Average Family Size

3.87

Average Household Size

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Nuiqsut Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade248.60%
9th to 12th Grade3211.47%
High School Graduate9433.69%
Some College3913.98%
Associates Degree20.72%
Bachelors Degree5118.28%
Graduate Degree3713.26%
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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
White939388
Native American177124
2+ Races96

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%.

Nuiqsut Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,375$$62,813
Less Than 9th Grade$26,250$$30,625
High School Graduate$37,083$49,688$32,500
Some College$30,833$$31,250
Bachelors Degree$63,828$$77,500
Graduate Degree$82,574$$76,250

$44,375

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$62,813

Average Female

Nuiqsut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nuiqsut Language by Age

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Nuiqsut Language

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.

Nuiqsut Language

Nuiqsut Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native386307.77%
OtherNaN%
Multiple18211.11%

5.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.73%

Male Poverty Rate

4.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nuiqsut

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%.

Nuiqsut Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.14%
High School12.77%
Some College4.88%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Nuiqsut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.02%
Male Unemployed5.88%
Female Employed1.41%
Female Unemployed5.26%

Nuiqsut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nuiqsut Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,361$86,952
Families$67,500$84,330
Married Families$99,688-
Non Families-$62,108
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Income by Household Type

Nuiqsut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

27.8%

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

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War2
Vietnam5
Korea
World War II

Nuiqsut Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 541
55 to 642
65 to 745
75+

Nuiqsut Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10.79%
Native American73.40%

Nuiqsut Veterans by Race

Nuiqsut Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nuiqsut Veterans by Education

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79.3%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

13%

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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75.51%

Born in Nuiqsut

97.01%

Native Born

2.99%

Foreign Born

2.99%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Nuiqsut Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104050.00%
201141051.23%
201241771.71%
201342251.20%
20144220.00%
201542310.24%
2016417-6-1.42%
201742471.68%
201842620.47%
2019425-1-0.23%
2020424-1-0.24%
2021423-1-0.24%
2022422-1-0.24%

Nuiqsut Population by Year