Shaktoolik, Alaska Population 2021

255
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Shaktoolik is a city located in Nome County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 255, it is the 93rd largest city in Alaska and the 15881st largest city in the United States . Shaktoolik is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually but its population has increased by 1.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 251 in 2010. Shaktoolik reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Shaktoolik has a population density of 239 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shaktoolik is $64,002 with a poverty rate of 14.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $85,000. The median age in Shaktoolik is 27 years, 27.3 years for males, and 26.8 years for females.

Shaktoolik Demographics

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

  • Native American: 97.68%
  • White: 1.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shaktoolik, Alaska is 255 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 259.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 251.

Shaktoolik, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native29597.68%
White41.32%
Two or More Races30.99%
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Shaktoolik Population by Race

Shaktoolik Population Pyramid $2021

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Shaktoolik Median Age

27


Total

27.3


Male

26.8


Female

Shaktoolik Adults

There are 182 adults, (25 of whom are seniors) in Shaktoolik.

Shaktoolik Age Dependency

92.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

76.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Shaktoolik Sex Ratio

Female

146

48.34%

Male

156

51.66%

Shaktoolik Population by Age

Shaktoolik Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shaktoolik Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male66.7%33.3%
Female70.8%29.2%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
All80%20%
Married88.4%11.6%

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shaktoolik Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All853.5580
Married434.1288.4
Female243.4670.8
Non Family9077.8
Male93.6766.7

3.76

Average Family Size

3.55

Average Household Size

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Shaktoolik Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade106.33%
9th to 12th Grade159.49%
High School Graduate10063.29%
Some College2717.09%
Associates Degree21.27%
Bachelors Degree42.53%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Shaktoolik Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shaktoolik Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American1521271
White443
2+ Races22

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 75.00%.

Shaktoolik Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,214$23,542$22,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,094$22,813$18,750
Some College$40,313$41,250$39,583
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,214

Average Earnings

$23,542

Average Male

$22,250

Average Female

Shaktoolik Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shaktoolik Language by Age

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Shaktoolik Language

79.40% of Shaktoolik residents speak only English, while 20.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 19.85% of the population.

Shaktoolik Language

Shaktoolik Poverty by Race

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14.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.31%

Male Poverty Rate

10.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shaktoolik

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shaktoolik is Native, with 14.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shaktoolik is Native, with 14.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.29%.

Shaktoolik Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.00%
High School14.00%
Some College6.90%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Shaktoolik Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Unemployed13.33%
Male Employed12.50%
Female Employed11.54%

Shaktoolik Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shaktoolik Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,583$64,002
Families$54,167$67,068
Married Families$61,458-
Non Families$10,625$14,033
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Income by Household Type

Shaktoolik Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Shaktoolik Married by Age and Sex

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Shaktoolik Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shaktoolik Marital Status by Race

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Shaktoolik Marital Status

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6

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Shaktoolik Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745
35 to 541
75+
55 to 64
18 to 34

Shaktoolik Veterans by Age

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Shaktoolik Veterans by Race

Shaktoolik Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shaktoolik Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

25.2%

Unemployment Rate

Shaktoolik Employment by Age

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Shaktoolik Employment by Race

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Shaktoolik 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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98.68%

Born in Shaktoolik

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Shaktoolik residents were born in the United States, with 98.68% 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.

Shaktoolik Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021255-2-0.78%
2020257-2-0.77%
2019259-2-0.77%
201826110.38%
201726010.39%
201625910.39%
201525810.39%
2014257-1-0.39%
2013258-2-0.77%
201226010.39%
201125972.78%
20102520.00%

Shaktoolik Population by Year