Salcha, Alaska Population 2024

689

Salcha is a city located in Fairbanks North Star County Alaska. Salcha has a 2024 population of 689. Salcha is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -25.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 930 in 2020.

The average household income in Salcha is $76,861 with a poverty rate of 10.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Salcha is 50.7 years, 51.8 years for males, and 50 years for females.

Salcha Demographics

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

  • White: 88.82%
  • Native American: 5.95%
  • Two or more races: 5.22%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
75.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
9.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-25.91% (-241)
The current population of Salcha, Alaska is 689 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 930.

Salcha, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White61288.82%
Native American415.95%
Two or more races365.22%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Salcha Population by Race

Salcha Population Pyramid 2024

Salcha Median Age

50.7

Total

51.8

Male

50

Female

Salcha Adults

There are 622 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in Salcha.

Salcha Age Dependency

31

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Salcha Sex Ratio

Female27640.06%
Male41359.94%

Salcha Population by Age

Salcha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3531.958911
Married1662.43919
Non Family1521.2484.215.8
Male192.261000
Female163.311000
showing: 5 rows

2.49

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

89.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Salcha 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

Salcha Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Salcha Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Salcha Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,240

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$45,288

Average Female

Salcha Earnings by Educational Attainment

Salcha Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Salcha Language

93.18% of Salcha residents speak only English, while 6.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.82% of the population.

Salcha Language

Salcha Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6067111.72%
showing: 1 rows

10.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.19%

Male Poverty Rate

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salcha

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salcha is White, with 11.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salcha is White, with 11.72% 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 40.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.28%.

Salcha Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade91.67%
Bachelors or Greater2.7%
High School
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Salcha Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Salcha Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Salcha Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Salcha Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

63.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Salcha Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Salcha 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.

Salcha Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Salcha Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

110

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Salcha Veterans by War

count

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Salcha Veterans by Age

count

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Salcha Veterans by Race

Salcha Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salcha Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Salcha Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Salcha Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Salcha 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

9.29%

Born in Salcha

97.53%

Native Born

2.47%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

2.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.53% of Salcha residents were born in the United States, with 9.29% 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.

Salcha Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024689
2023689
2022689-62-8.26%
2021751-179-19.25%
2020930-76-7.55%
20191,006111.11%
2018995-85-7.87%
20171,080121.12%
20161,068848.54%
2015984272.82%
201495710612.46%
2013851-82-8.79%
201293310813.09%
2011825-270-24.66%
20101,095
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Salcha Population by Year