Savoonga, Alaska Population 2020

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Savoonga is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 705, it is the 40th largest city in Alaska and the 11853rd largest city in the United States. Savoonga is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 671 in 2010. Savoonga reached it's highest population of 705 in 2018. Spanning over 6 miles, Savoonga has a population density of 120 people per square mile.

The average household income in Savoonga is $51,138 with a poverty rate of 39.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $983 per month, and the median house value is $75,000. The median age in Savoonga is 23.7 years, 23 years for males, and 23.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 116.7 males.

Savoonga Demographics

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

  • Native American: 95.66%
  • White: 2.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Savoonga, Alaska is 705, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native88195.66%
White272.93%
Two or More Races101.09%
Black or African American30.33%
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Savoonga Population Pyramid 2020

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Savoonga Median Age

23.7


Total

23


Male

23.8


Female

Savoonga Adults

There are 560 adults, (64 of whom are seniors) in Savoonga.

Savoonga Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

72.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Savoonga Sex Ratio

Female

425

46.15%

Male

496

53.85%

Savoonga Households and Families

Savoonga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Savoonga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male91.9%8.1%
All86.3%13.7%
Married82.3%17.7%
Non Family64%36%

86.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2114.3686.3
Married796.1182.3
Male743.6191.9
Female334.39100
Non Family251.0464

4.62

Average Family Size

4.36

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Savoonga Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4610.43%
9th to 12th Grade10724.26%
High School Graduate22450.79%
Some College5312.02%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree102.27%
Graduate Degree10.23%
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Savoonga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American4222694
White12124
Multiple Races44
Black333

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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$14,306$14,659$13,750
Less Than High School$7,500$7,083$10,208
High School Grad$15,375$15,893$13,750
Some College$31,250$28,750$32,500
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$14,306

Average Earnings

$14,659

Average Male

$13,750

Average Female

Savoonga Language

Savoonga Language by Age

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Savoonga Language

17.99% of Savoonga residents speak only English, while 82.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 82.01% of the population.

Savoonga Poverty

Savoonga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native88136641.54%
Multiple10220.00%

39.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.34%

Male Poverty Rate

37.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Savoonga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Savoonga is Native, with 41.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Savoonga is Multiple, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.17%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.94%
Bachelors or Greater36.36%
High School35.71%
Some College32.08%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.06%
Female Unemployed46.34%
Female Employed25.25%
Male Employed16.48%

Savoonga Income

Savoonga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,875$51,138
Families$41,429$49,440
Married Families$57,083-
Non Families-$37,188
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Savoonga Marital Status

Savoonga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Savoonga Marital Status by Race

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Savoonga Veterans

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10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 648
75+2
65 to 74
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Savoonga Veterans by Education

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40.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

80.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Savoonga Employment Status

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48.7%

Labor Force Participation

30.9%

Employment Rate

36.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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98.37%

Born in Alaska

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 98.37% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207050.00%
20197050.00%
201870530.43%
20177020.00%
201670230.43%
2015699-1-0.14%
2014700-4-0.57%
201370491.29%
201269520.29%
2011693192.82%
20106740.00%