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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Savoongawas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Savoonga
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.