Nuiqsut, Alaska Population 2024

477

Nuiqsut is a city located in North Slope County Alaska. Nuiqsut has a 2024 population of 477. Nuiqsut is currently declining at a rate of -2.25% annually and its population has decreased by -6.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 510 in 2020.

The average household income in Nuiqsut is $95,001 with a poverty rate of 10.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Nuiqsut is 23.5 years, 23.9 years for males, and 21.9 years for females.

Nuiqsut Demographics

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

  • Native American: 79.79%
  • White: 15.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.79%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
8.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
53.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.47% (-33)
The current population of Nuiqsut, Alaska is 477 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 510.

Nuiqsut, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American45079.79%
White8715.43%
Two or more races274.79%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Native American

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Nuiqsut Population by Race

Nuiqsut Population Pyramid 2024

Nuiqsut Median Age

23.5

Total

23.9

Male

21.9

Female

Nuiqsut Adults

There are 329 adults, (60 of whom are seniors) in Nuiqsut.

Nuiqsut Age Dependency

109.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

87.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Nuiqsut Sex Ratio

Female32958.33%
Male23541.67%

Nuiqsut Population by Age

Nuiqsut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1074.5159.840.2
Married375.5467.632.4
Female355.466040
Male193.6847.452.6
Non Family161.0656.343.8
showing: 5 rows

4.95

Average Family Size

4.51

Average Household Size

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nuiqsut Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Nuiqsut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nuiqsut Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 75.36%.

Nuiqsut Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,028

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$53,125

Average Female

Nuiqsut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nuiqsut Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nuiqsut Language

58.09% of Nuiqsut residents speak only English, while 41.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 37.87% of the population.

Nuiqsut Language

Nuiqsut Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native450429.33%
White871517.24%
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10.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.09%

Male Poverty Rate

11.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nuiqsut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nuiqsut is White, with 17.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nuiqsut is Native, with 9.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.36%.

Nuiqsut Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School32.22%
Less Than 9th Grade3.17%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
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Nuiqsut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.63%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Nuiqsut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nuiqsut Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nuiqsut Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

29.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Nuiqsut Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nuiqsut Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Nuiqsut Veterans by War

count

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Nuiqsut Veterans by Age

count

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Nuiqsut Veterans by Race

Nuiqsut Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nuiqsut Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

22.7%

Unemployment Rate

Nuiqsut Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nuiqsut Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nuiqsut Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.22%

Born in Nuiqsut

98.4%

Native Born

1.6%

Foreign Born

1.6%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.4% of Nuiqsut residents were born in the United States, with 84.22% having been born in Alaska. 1.6% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029422-11-2.54%
2028433-11-2.48%
2027444-11-2.42%
2026455-11-2.36%
2025466-11-2.31%
2024477-11-2.25%
2023488-11-2.2%
2022499-11-2.16%
2021510
20205108419.72%
2019426-2-0.47%
201842830.71%
201742551.19%
2016420-4-0.94%
201542420.47%
2014422
201342251.2%
201241761.46%
201141161.48%
2010405
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Nuiqsut Population by Year