Point Lay, Alaska Population 2022

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Point Lay is a city located in North Slope County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 358, it is the 150th largest city in Alaska and the 21117th largest city in the United States. Point Lay is currently growing at a rate of 4.07% annually and its population has increased by 8.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 330 in 2020. Spanning over 32 miles, Point Lay has a population density of 13 people per square mile.

The average household income in Point Lay is $70,790 with a poverty rate of 21.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $107,800. The median age in Point Lay is 21.1 years, 20.5 years for males, and 22.1 years for females.

Point Lay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Point Laywas:

  • Native American: 85.80%
  • Two or more races: 9.66%
  • White: 2.27%
  • Black or African American: 2.27%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Point Lay, Alaska is 358 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 330.

Point Lay, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Point Lay Population by Race

Point Lay Population Pyramid 2022

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Point Lay Median Age

25.7


Total

25.2


Male

26.5


Female

Point Lay Adults

There are 105 adults, (6 of whom are seniors) in Point Lay.

Point Lay Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

6.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Point Lay Sex Ratio

Female

65

36.93%

Male

111

63.07%

Point Lay Population by Age

Point Lay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Point Lay Household Types

37.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Point Lay Households and Families

4.23

Average Family Size

3.91

Average Household Size

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Point Lay Households by Type

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Point Lay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Point Lay Educational Attainment by Race

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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 50.00%.

Point Lay Educational Attainment by Race

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Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Point Lay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Point Lay Language by Age

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Point Lay Language

47.74% of Point Lay residents speak only English, while 52.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 52.26% of the population.

Point Lay Language

Point Lay Poverty by Race

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21.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.92%

Male Poverty Rate

24.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Point Lay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Point Lay is Native, with 24.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Point Lay is Other, with NaN% 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 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.46%.

Point Lay Poverty

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Point Lay Poverty Rate by Education

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Point Lay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Point Lay Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Point Lay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

17.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Point Lay Married by Age and Sex

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Point Lay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Point Lay Marital Status by Race

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Point Lay Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Point Lay Veterans by War

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Point Lay Veterans by Age

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Point Lay Veterans by Race

Point Lay Veterans by Education

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25.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Point Lay Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

14.5%

Unemployment Rate

Point Lay Employment by Age

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Point Lay Employment by Race

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Point Lay 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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91.48%

Born in Point Lay

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

2.27%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Point Lay residents were born in the United States, with 91.48% having been born in Alaska. 2.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Point Lay Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Point Lay Population by Year