Savoonga, Alaska Population 2022

867
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Savoonga is a city located in Nome County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 867, it is the 72nd largest city in Alaska and the 15781st largest city in the United States. Savoonga is currently growing at a rate of 1.88% annually and its population has increased by 2.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 849 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Savoonga has a population density of 148 people per square mile.

The average household income in Savoonga is $55,920 with a poverty rate of 37.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $883 per month, and the median house value is $111,100. 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: 96.47%
  • White: 3.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Savoonga, Alaska is 867 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 849.

Savoonga, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Savoonga Population by Race

Savoonga Population Pyramid 2022

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Savoonga Median Age

22


Total

20.5


Male

23.2


Female

Savoonga Adults

There are 498 adults, (60 of whom are seniors) in Savoonga.

Savoonga Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

80.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Savoonga Sex Ratio

Female

365

42.99%

Male

484

57.01%

Savoonga Population by Age

Savoonga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Savoonga Household Types

92.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Savoonga Households and Families

5.26

Average Family Size

4.94

Average Household Size

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Savoonga Households by Type

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Savoonga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Savoonga Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$17,292

Average Earnings

$26,250

Average Male

$11,389

Average Female

Savoonga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Savoonga Language by Age

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Savoonga Language

23.23% of Savoonga residents speak only English, while 76.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 76.77% of the population.

Savoonga Language

Savoonga Poverty by Race

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37.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.22%

Male Poverty Rate

36.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Savoonga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Savoonga is Native, with 38.71% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.33%.

Savoonga Poverty

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Savoonga Poverty Rate by Education

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Savoonga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Savoonga Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Savoonga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.3%

Male Marriage Rate

24.2%

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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12

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Savoonga Veterans by War

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Savoonga Veterans by Age

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Savoonga Veterans by Race

Savoonga Veterans by Education

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25.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

75.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Savoonga Veterans by Education

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46.4%

Labor Force Participation

30.1%

Employment Rate

35%

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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98.35%

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 98.35% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Savoonga Population by Year