Selawik, Alaska Population 2022

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Selawik is a city located in Northwest Arctic County Alaska. Selawik has a 2020 population of 816. Selawik is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 833 in 2010.

The average household income in Selawik is $38,259 with a poverty rate of 55.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $463 per month, and the median house value is $72,700. The median age in Selawik is 22.8 years, 23.6 years for males, and 19.8 years for females.

Selawik Demographics

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

  • Native American: 95.19%
  • White: 1.92%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Selawik, Alaska is 816 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 816.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 833.

Selawik, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White141.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native69395.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander81.10%
Two or More Races131.79%
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Selawik Population by Race

Selawik Population Pyramid 2022

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Selawik Median Age

23.5


Total

24.3


Male

23


Female

Selawik Adults

There are 399 adults, (43 of whom are seniors) in Selawik.

Selawik Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

92.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Selawik Sex Ratio

Female

344

47.25%

Male

384

52.75%

Selawik Population by Age

Selawik Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Selawik Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
Non Family80%20%
All69.7%30.3%
Female50%50%
Male33.3%66.7%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Selawik Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1554.769.7
Married566.0989.3
Male3433.3
Female665.1750
Non Family301.1380

5.19

Average Family Size

4.7

Average Household Size

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Selawik Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade226.29%
9th to 12th Grade9126.00%
High School Graduate17449.71%
Some College4713.43%
Associates Degree72.00%
Bachelors Degree92.57%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Selawik Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Selawik Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14146
Native American3272143
2+ Races99

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 white people with a rate of 42.86%.

Selawik Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,031$24,167$20,313
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$16,875$23,333$6,964
Some College$25,625$$40,625
Bachelors Degree$115,313$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,031

Average Earnings

$24,167

Average Male

$20,313

Average Female

Selawik Earnings by Educational Attainment

Selawik Language by Age

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Selawik Language

61.63% of Selawik residents speak only English, while 38.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 38.37% of the population.

Selawik Language

Selawik Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander88100.00%
Native68939256.89%
OtherNaN%

55.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

49.48%

Male Poverty Rate

61.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selawik

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selawik is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 61.26%.

Selawik Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.95%
High School45.40%
Some College24.07%
Bachelors or Greater22.22%

Selawik Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.11%
Male Unemployed56.52%
Female Employed31.48%
Female Unemployed90.91%

Selawik Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selawik Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,438$41,066
Families$37,875$42,952
Married Families$41,875-
Non Families$6,250$9,987
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Income by Household Type

Selawik Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Selawik Married by Age and Sex

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Selawik 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.

Selawik Marital Status by Race

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Selawik Marital Status

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8

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War5
Vietnam1
Korea
World War II

Selawik Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 543
55 to 644
65 to 741
75+

Selawik Veterans by Age

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Selawik Veterans by Race

Selawik Veterans by Education

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37.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

75.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selawik Veterans by Education

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40.5%

Labor Force Participation

27.1%

Employment Rate

33.1%

Unemployment Rate

Selawik Employment by Age

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Selawik Employment by Race

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Selawik 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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95.47%

Born in Selawik

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Selawik residents were born in the United States, with 95.47% 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.

Selawik Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20108330.00%
2011848151.80%
20128480.00%
201385020.24%
201485660.71%
201585820.23%
2016848-10-1.17%
2017861131.53%
2018848-13-1.51%
2019840-8-0.94%
2020832-8-0.95%
2021824-8-0.96%
2022816-8-0.97%

Selawik Population by Year