Selawik, Alaska Population 2022

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Selawik is a city located in Northwest Arctic County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 805, it is the 78th largest city in Alaska and the 16232nd largest city in the United States. Selawik is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 809 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Selawik has a population density of 346 people per square mile.

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 - per month, and the median house value is -. 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 805 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 809.

Selawik, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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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

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Selawik Households and Families

5.19

Average Family Size

4.7

Average Household Size

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Selawik Households by Type

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Selawik Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Selawik 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 white people with a rate of 42.86%.

Selawik Educational Attainment by Race

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$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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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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Selawik Poverty Rate by Education

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Selawik Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selawik Income by Household Type

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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

Selawik Veterans by War

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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

Selawik Population by Year