Ruby, Alaska Population 2021

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Ruby is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 146, it is the 118th largest city in Alaska and the 17522nd largest city in the United States . Ruby is currently declining at a rate of -2.67% annually and its population has decreased by -12.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 166 in 2010. Ruby reached it's highest population of 169 in 2011. Spanning over 7 miles, Ruby has a population density of 21 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ruby is $40,186 with a poverty rate of 43.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $331 per month, and the median house value is $79,200. The median age in Ruby is 23.9 years, 15.8 years for males, and 27.5 years for females.

Ruby Demographics

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

  • Native American: 77.30%
  • White: 18.92%
  • Two or more races: 3.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ruby, Alaska is 146 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 158.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 166.

Ruby, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native14377.30%
White3518.92%
Two or More Races73.78%
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Ruby Population by Race

Ruby Population Pyramid $2021

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Ruby Median Age

23.9


Total

15.8


Male

27.5


Female

Ruby Adults

There are 105 adults, (22 of whom are seniors) in Ruby.

Ruby Age Dependency

122.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

96.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruby Sex Ratio

Female

100

54.05%

Male

85

45.95%

Ruby Population by Age

Ruby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ruby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
Non Family86.2%13.8%
All79.7%20.3%
Female66.7%33.3%
Male0%100%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ruby Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All593.1479.7
Non Family291.1786.2
Married154.893.3
Female125.7566.7
Male33.330

4.87

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

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Ruby Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade55.56%
9th to 12th Grade1516.67%
High School Graduate4347.78%
Some College1718.89%
Associates Degree11.11%
Bachelors Degree33.33%
Graduate Degree66.67%
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Ruby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ruby Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American76583
White11116
2+ Races31

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 54.55%.

Ruby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,000$30,625$15,750
Less Than 9th Grade$6,875$$8,125
High School Graduate$18,750$30,625$
Some College$26,250$46,250$21,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$2,500$$

$17,000

Average Earnings

$30,625

Average Male

$15,750

Average Female

Ruby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ruby Language by Age

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Ruby Language

91.72% of Ruby residents speak only English, while 8.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.10% of the population.

Ruby Language

Ruby Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1436142.66%
White351542.86%
Multiple7457.14%

43.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.65%

Male Poverty Rate

48.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ruby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruby is Multiple, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruby is Native, with 42.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 67.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.38%.

Ruby Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater44.44%
Less Than 9th Grade35.00%
High School34.88%
Some College0.00%

Ruby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed35.90%
Male Employed35.00%

Ruby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ruby Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,750$40,186
Families$50,000$46,297
Married Families$58,750-
Non Families$23,125$32,803
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Income by Household Type

Ruby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

29.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ruby Married by Age and Sex

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Ruby 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 35-44.

Ruby Marital Status by Race

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Ruby Marital Status

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13

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War1
World War II
Korea

Ruby Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 646
65 to 745
35 to 542
75+
18 to 34

Ruby Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American1011.24%
2+ Races240.00%
White19.09%

Ruby Veterans by Race

Ruby Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruby Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

13.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ruby Employment by Age

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Ruby Employment by Race

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Ruby 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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90.27%

Born in Ruby

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ruby residents were born in the United States, with 90.27% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ruby Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021146-4-2.67%
2020150-4-2.60%
2019154-4-2.53%
2018158-1-0.63%
2017159-1-0.62%
2016160-2-1.23%
20151620.00%
2014162-4-2.41%
2013166-2-1.19%
2012168-1-0.59%
201116921.20%
20101670.00%

Ruby Population by Year