Point Lay, Alaska Population 2021

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Point Lay is a city located in North Slope County Alaska. Point Lay has a 2020 population of 227. Point Lay is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 20.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 189 in 2010. Point Lay reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Point Lay is $70,790 with a poverty rate of 28.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $788 per month, and the median house value is $106,300. 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: 88.55%
  • Two or more races: 7.49%
  • Black or African American: 1.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.76%
  • White: 0.44%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Point Lay, Alaska is 227 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 227.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 189.

Point Lay, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native20188.55%
Two or More Races177.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander41.76%
Black or African American41.76%
White10.44%
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Point Lay Population by Race

Point Lay Population Pyramid $2021

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Point Lay Median Age

21.1


Total

20.5


Male

22.1


Female

Point Lay Adults

There are 119 adults, (8 of whom are seniors) in Point Lay.

Point Lay Age Dependency

104.5

Age Dependency Ratio

7.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

97.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Point Lay Sex Ratio

Female

93

40.97%

Male

134

59.03%

Point Lay Population by Age

Point Lay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Point Lay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married42.9%57.1%
Female43.5%56.5%
All44.2%55.8%
Male45.5%54.5%
Non Family45.5%54.5%

44.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Point Lay Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All524.3744.2
Female234.4343.5
Non Family111.3645.5
Male114.5545.5
Married78.5742.9

4.61

Average Family Size

4.37

Average Household Size

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Point Lay Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade44.26%
9th to 12th Grade2728.72%
High School Graduate3436.17%
Some College2425.53%
Associates Degree44.26%
Bachelors Degree11.06%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Point Lay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Point Lay Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American80531
2+ Races66
Black4
Islander33
White11

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 native american people with a rate of 1.25%.

Point Lay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,722$31,875$11,563
Less Than 9th Grade$16,250$18,750$
High School Graduate$$53,250$
Some College$$$28,750
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,722

Average Earnings

$31,875

Average Male

$11,563

Average Female

Point Lay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Point Lay Language by Age

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Point Lay Language

58.33% of Point Lay residents speak only English, while 41.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 40.63% of the population.

Point Lay Language

Point Lay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2016331.34%
Islander4125.00%

28.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.13%

Male Poverty Rate

35.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Point Lay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Point Lay is Native, with 31.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Point Lay is Islander, with 25.00% 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 31.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.00%.

Point Lay Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater100.00%
High School29.41%
Less Than 9th Grade22.58%
Some College21.43%

Point Lay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed33.33%
Male Unemployed12.50%
Male Employed10.81%

Point Lay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Point Lay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,167$70,790
Families-$59,602
Married Families$96,250-
Non Families$51,250$65,109
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Income by Household Type

Point Lay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

18.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

12.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

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 55-64, 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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5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War1
World War II
Korea

Point Lay Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743
35 to 542
75+
55 to 64
18 to 34

Point Lay Veterans by Age

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Point Lay Veterans by Race

Point Lay Veterans by Education

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20.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Point Lay Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

17.9%

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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93.83%

Born in Point Lay

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

2.64%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.36% of Point Lay residents were born in the United States, with 93.83% having been born in Alaska. 2.64% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212270.00%
20202270.00%
2019227-24-9.56%
2018251-22-8.06%
2017273-33-10.78%
2016306217.37%
20152853915.85%
2014246-28-10.22%
2013274-27-8.97%
2012301-13-4.14%
201131412566.14%
20101890.00%

Point Lay Population by Year