Prudhoe Bay, Alaska Population 2022

1,138
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Prudhoe Bay is a city located in North Slope County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 1,138, it is the 61st largest city in Alaska and the 14177th largest city in the United States. Prudhoe Bay is currently declining at a rate of -7.03% annually and its population has decreased by -19.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,416 in 2020. Spanning over 557 miles, Prudhoe Bay has a population density of 3 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prudhoe Bay is - with a poverty rate of 0.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Prudhoe Bay is 48.4 years, 47.6 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Prudhoe Bay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Prudhoe Baywas:

  • White: 79.03%
  • Native American: 9.04%
  • Asian: 4.87%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.71%
The current population of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska is 1,138 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,416.

Prudhoe Bay, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Prudhoe Bay Population by Race

Prudhoe Bay Population Pyramid 2022

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Prudhoe Bay Median Age

47.6


Total

46.8


Male

51.3


Female

Prudhoe Bay Adults

There are 1,416 adults, (60 of whom are seniors) in Prudhoe Bay.

Prudhoe Bay Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

4.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Prudhoe Bay Sex Ratio

Female

325

22.95%

Male

1,091

77.05%

Prudhoe Bay Population by Age

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Prudhoe Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prudhoe Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50.00%.

Prudhoe Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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$101,406

Average Earnings

$106,800

Average Male

$73,333

Average Female

Prudhoe Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prudhoe Bay Language by Age

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Prudhoe Bay Language

83.76% of Prudhoe Bay residents speak only English, while 16.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.29% of the population.

Prudhoe Bay Language

Prudhoe Bay Poverty by Race

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0.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.37%

Male Poverty Rate

0.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prudhoe Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prudhoe Bay is White, with 0.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prudhoe Bay is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was NaN%.

Prudhoe Bay Poverty

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Prudhoe Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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Prudhoe Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prudhoe Bay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Prudhoe Bay Married by Age and Sex

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Prudhoe Bay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Prudhoe Bay Marital Status by Race

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Prudhoe Bay Marital Status

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174

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Prudhoe Bay Veterans by War

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Prudhoe Bay Veterans by Age

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Prudhoe Bay Veterans by Race

Prudhoe Bay Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prudhoe Bay Veterans by Education

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99.7%

Labor Force Participation

98.8%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Prudhoe Bay Employment by Age

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Prudhoe Bay Employment by Race

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Prudhoe Bay 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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25.71%

Born in Prudhoe Bay

91.24%

Native Born

8.76%

Foreign Born

2.33%

Non Citizen

6.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.24% of Prudhoe Bay residents were born in the United States, with 25.71% having been born in Alaska. 2.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Prudhoe Bay Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Prudhoe Bay Population by Year