Seward, Alaska Population 2022

2,880
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Seward is a city located in Kenai Peninsula County Alaska. Seward has a 2020 population of 2,880. Seward is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 5.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,727 in 2010.

The average household income in Seward is $79,783 with a poverty rate of 8.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $989 per month, and the median house value is $251,700. The median age in Seward is 37.3 years, 37.3 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Seward Demographics

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

  • White: 75.85%
  • Native American: 12.80%
  • Two or more races: 4.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.99%
  • Black or African American: 2.60%
  • Asian: 1.64%
  • Other race: 0.04%
The current population of Seward, Alaska is 2,880 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,880.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,727.

Seward, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,13375.85%
Black or African American732.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native36012.80%
Asian461.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander842.99%
Some Other Race10.04%
Two or More Races1154.09%
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Seward Population by Race

Seward Population Pyramid 2022

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Seward Median Age

37.6


Total

37.1


Male

40.2


Female

Seward Adults

There are 2,149 adults, (359 of whom are seniors) in Seward.

Seward Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Seward Sex Ratio

Female

1,078

38.34%

Male

1,734

61.66%

Seward Population by Age

Seward Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Seward Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All59.6%40.4%
Male59.5%40.5%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Female20%80%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seward Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9262.4859.6
Married3763.5879.5
Male373.2459.5
Female803.9420
Non Family4331.249.7

3.42

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Seward Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade311.57%
9th to 12th Grade1035.22%
High School Graduate81041.01%
Some College38919.70%
Associates Degree1567.90%
Bachelors Degree24912.61%
Graduate Degree23712.00%
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Seward Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Seward Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4171,366453
Hispanic625711
Native American26119719
2+ Races42422
Black73651
Asian4646
Islander7468

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.97%.

Seward Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,513$58,355$32,484
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,143$31,214$31,071
Some College$58,750$80,625$31,433
Bachelors Degree$40,795$$
Graduate Degree$70,889$75,481$70,512

$45,513

Average Earnings

$58,355

Average Male

$32,484

Average Female

Seward Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seward Language by Age

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Seward Language

88.19% of Seward residents speak only English, while 11.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.51% of the population.

Seward Language

Seward Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic25213252.38%
Multiple1142118.42%
Native2062813.59%
White1,654191.15%
OtherNaN%

8.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.95%

Male Poverty Rate

8.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seward

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seward is Hispanic, with 52.38% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.66%.

Seward Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.77%
High School5.94%
Some College5.79%
Bachelors or Greater0.43%

Seward Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.36%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.22%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Seward Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seward Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,110$85,256
Families$104,688$111,737
Married Families$132,222-
Non Families$42,607$48,912
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Income by Household Type

Seward Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Seward Married by Age and Sex

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Seward 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 45-54.

Seward Marital Status by Race

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Seward Marital Status

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204

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War34
Vietnam108
Korea30
World War II1

Seward Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 5440
55 to 6418
65 to 74102
75+38

Seward Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1559.60%
Black68.22%
Native American248.30%
2+ Races1945.24%

Seward Veterans by Race

Seward Veterans by Education

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21.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seward Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Seward Employment by Age

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Seward Employment by Race

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Seward 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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43.85%

Born in Seward

94.10%

Native Born

5.90%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

4.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.10% of Seward residents were born in the United States, with 43.85% having been born in Alaska. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Seward Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19207000.00%
19308001001.34%
19409001001.18%
19502,1001,2008.84%
19601,900-200-1.00%
19701,600-300-1.70%
19801,8002001.18%
19902,6998994.13%
20002,8301310.48%
20102,727-103-0.37%
20112,754270.99%
20122,741-13-0.47%
20132,538-203-7.41%
20142,79725910.20%
20152,791-6-0.21%
20162,79870.25%
20172,721-77-2.75%
20182,768471.73%
20192,796281.01%
20202,824281.00%
20212,852280.99%
20222,880280.98%

Seward Population by Year