Seward, Alaska Population 2022

2,721
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Seward is a city located in Kenai Peninsula County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,721, it is the 34th largest city in Alaska and the 9337th largest city in the United States. Seward is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually but its population has decreased by -3.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,812 in 2020. Spanning over 22 miles, Seward has a population density of 195 people per square mile.

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 - per month, and the median house value is -. 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 2,721 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,812.

Seward, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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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

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seward Households and Families

3.42

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Seward Households by Type

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Seward Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Seward Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Seward Poverty Rate by Education

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Seward Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seward Income by Household Type

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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

Seward Veterans by War

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Seward Veterans by Age

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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

Seward Population by Year