Selawik, Alaska Population 2020

865
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Selawik is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 865, it is the 32nd largest city in Alaska and the 10929th largest city in the United States. Selawik is currently growing at a rate of 1.17% annually and its population has increased by 4.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 829 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Selawik has a population density of 371 people per square mile.

The average household income in Selawik is $43,893 with a poverty rate of 46.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $838 per month, and the median house value is $75,000. The median age in Selawik is 24 years, 25.2 years for males, and 23.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 124.9 males.

Selawik Demographics

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

  • Native American: 96.07%
  • White: 2.03%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Selawik, Alaska is 865, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 845.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 829.

Selawik, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native80696.07%
White172.03%
Two or More Races161.91%
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Selawik Population Pyramid 2020

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Selawik Median Age

24


Total

25.2


Male

23.4


Female

Selawik Adults

There are 477 adults, (47 of whom are seniors) in Selawik.

Selawik Age Dependency

95.1

Age Dependency Ratio

10.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

84.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Selawik Sex Ratio

Female

373

44.46%

Male

466

55.54%

Selawik Households and Families

Selawik Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Selawik Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family89.3%10.7%
Married83.9%16.1%
All76%24%
Male69.2%30.8%
Female65.3%34.7%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1754.7976
Female725.4365.3
Married626.0883.9
Non Family281.1889.3
Male132.9269.2

5.23

Average Family Size

4.79

Average Household Size

20%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Selawik Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade276.54%
9th to 12th Grade11327.36%
High School Graduate22354.00%
Some College348.23%
Associates Degree20.48%
Bachelors Degree112.66%
Graduate Degree30.73%
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Selawik Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American3872506
White17178
Multiple Races96

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 47.06%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,750$13,125$23,750
Less Than High School$8,125$10,000$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$40,313$21,250$40,938
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$16,750

Average Earnings

$13,125

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Selawik Language

Selawik Language by Age

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Selawik Language

56.21% of Selawik residents speak only English, while 43.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 43.79% of the population.

Selawik Poverty

Selawik Poverty by Race

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46.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.99%

Male Poverty Rate

49.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selawik

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selawik is Native, with 48.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selawik is Native, with 48.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.60%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.43%
High School36.77%
Some College27.78%
Bachelors or Greater14.29%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed88.24%
Male Unemployed58.73%
Female Employed18.33%
Male Employed10.13%

Selawik Income

Selawik Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,938$43,893
Families$36,375$45,597
Married Families$63,125-
Non Families$6,875$15,089
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Selawik Marital Status

Selawik Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.0%

Male Marriage Rate

27.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Selawik Marital Status by Race

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Selawik Veterans

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11

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War3
Vietnam2
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 645
65 to 744
35 to 542
75+
18 to 34
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Selawik Veterans by Education

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18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selawik Employment Status

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42.9%

Labor Force Participation

27.2%

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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97.26%

Born in Alaska

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 97.26% 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
2020865101.17%
2019855101.18%
2018845-13-1.52%
2017858101.18%
2016848-10-1.17%
201585830.35%
201485550.59%
201385020.24%
20128480.00%
2011848151.80%
20108330.00%