Savoonga, Alaska Population 2021

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Savoonga is a city located in Nome County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 699, it is the 41st largest city in Alaska and the 11894th largest city in the United States . Savoonga is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually but its population has increased by 4.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 671 in 2010. Savoonga reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Savoonga has a population density of 119 people per square mile.

The average household income in Savoonga is $55,920 with a poverty rate of 37.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $97,500. The median age in Savoonga is 22.8 years, 22.3 years for males, and 23.5 years for females.

Savoonga Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Savoongawas:

  • Native American: 95.69%
  • White: 2.97%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Savoonga, Alaska is 699 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 705.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 671.

Savoonga, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native93395.69%
White292.97%
Two or More Races90.92%
Black or African American40.41%
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Savoonga Population by Race

Savoonga Population Pyramid $2021

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Savoonga Median Age

22.8


Total

22.3


Male

23.5


Female

Savoonga Adults

There are 573 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Savoonga.

Savoonga Age Dependency

89.3

Age Dependency Ratio

11.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

78.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Savoonga Sex Ratio

Female

446

45.74%

Male

529

54.26%

Savoonga Population by Age

Savoonga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Savoonga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family66.7%33.3%
All87.9%12.1%
Male88.2%11.8%
Married89.9%10.1%
Female100%0%

87.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Savoonga Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1994.987.9
Married696.9189.9
Male684.1388.2
Female355.37100
Non Family271.0766.7

5.25

Average Family Size

4.9

Average Household Size

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Savoonga Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade419.19%
9th to 12th Grade11926.68%
High School Graduate21648.43%
Some College6013.45%
Associates Degree30.67%
Bachelors Degree51.12%
Graduate Degree20.45%
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Savoonga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Savoonga Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American427267
White13133
Black444
2+ Races22

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Savoonga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,250$19,000$13,472
Less Than 9th Grade$10,781$$9,375
High School Graduate$14,792$17,000$11,000
Some College$31,750$26,875$33,750
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$16,250

Average Earnings

$19,000

Average Male

$13,472

Average Female

Savoonga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Savoonga Language by Age

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Savoonga Language

22.61% of Savoonga residents speak only English, while 77.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 77.39% of the population.

Savoonga Language

Savoonga Poverty by Race

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37.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.08%

Male Poverty Rate

33.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Savoonga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Savoonga is Native, with 38.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Savoonga is Native, with 38.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.62%.

Savoonga Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.75%
High School31.48%
Some College15.87%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Savoonga Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.44%
Male Unemployed37.50%
Male Employed21.43%
Female Employed17.14%

Savoonga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Savoonga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,750$55,920
Families$46,250$55,320
Married Families$67,917-
Non Families$14,375$39,496
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Income by Household Type

Savoonga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Savoonga Married by Age and Sex

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Savoonga 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 55-64.

Savoonga Marital Status by Race

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Savoonga Marital Status

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15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Savoonga Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 647
65 to 746
75+2
35 to 54
18 to 34

Savoonga Veterans by Age

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Savoonga Veterans by Race

Savoonga Veterans by Education

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33.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Savoonga Veterans by Education

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50.2%

Labor Force Participation

34.3%

Employment Rate

31.5%

Unemployment Rate

Savoonga Employment by Age

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Savoonga Employment by Race

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Savoonga 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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98.46%

Born in Savoonga

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Savoonga residents were born in the United States, with 98.46% 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.

Savoonga Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021699-3-0.43%
2020702-3-0.43%
2019705-3-0.42%
201870820.28%
201770640.57%
201670220.29%
2015700-1-0.14%
2014701-3-0.43%
201370491.29%
201269520.29%
2011693192.82%
20106740.00%

Savoonga Population by Year