Ruby, Alaska Population 2024

131

Ruby is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk County Alaska. Ruby has a 2024 population of 131. Ruby is currently declining at a rate of -1.5% annually and its population has decreased by -5.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 138 in 2020.

The average household income in Ruby is $46,631 with a poverty rate of 22.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ruby is 27.8 years, 23 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Ruby Demographics

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

  • Native American: 80.41%
  • White: 13.92%
  • Two or more races: 5.67%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
7.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
18.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.07% (-7)
The current population of Ruby, Alaska is 131 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 138.

Ruby, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American15680.41%
White2713.92%
Two or more races115.67%
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

Ruby Population by Race

Ruby Population Pyramid 2024

Ruby Median Age

27.8

Total

23

Male

37.3

Female

Ruby Adults

There are 136 adults, (49 of whom are seniors) in Ruby.

Ruby Age Dependency

123

Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruby Sex Ratio

Female8845.36%
Male10654.64%

Ruby Population by Age

Ruby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All702.7781.418.6
Non Family291.211000
Female22345.554.5
Married175.1894.15.9
Male22.51000
showing: 5 rows

3.88

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ruby 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

Ruby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ruby 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 33.33%.

Ruby Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$19,844

Average Earnings

$20,938

Average Male

$19,167

Average Female

Ruby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ruby Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ruby Language

88.69% of Ruby residents speak only English, while 11.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.95% of the population.

Ruby Language

Ruby Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1563421.79%
Multiple11981.82%
showing: 2 rows

22.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.15%

Male Poverty Rate

31.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ruby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruby is Multiple, with 81.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruby is Native, with 21.79% 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 23.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.49%.

Ruby Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.89%
High School27.12%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Ruby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed32.56%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Ruby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ruby Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ruby Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ruby Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Ruby Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ruby Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ruby Veterans by War

count

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Ruby Veterans by Age

count

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Ruby Veterans by Race

Ruby Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruby Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ruby Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ruby Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ruby 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

91.75%

Born in Ruby

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ruby residents were born in the United States, with 91.75% having been born in Alaska. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ruby Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029121-2-1.63%
2028123-2-1.6%
2027125-2-1.57%
2026127-2-1.55%
2025129-2-1.53%
2024131-2-1.5%
2023133-2-1.48%
2022135-2-1.46%
2021137-1-0.72%
2020138-16-10.39%
2019154-4-2.53%
2018158-1-0.63%
2017159-1-0.62%
2016160-2-1.23%
2015162
2014162-4-2.41%
2013166-2-1.19%
2012168-1-0.59%
201116921.2%
2010167
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Ruby Population by Year