Shungnak, Alaska Population 2022

252
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Shungnak is a city located in Northwest Arctic County Alaska. Shungnak has a 2020 population of 252. Shungnak is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -4.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 263 in 2010.

The average household income in Shungnak is $63,903 with a poverty rate of 29.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $86,700. The median age in Shungnak is 27 years, 27.2 years for males, and 25.4 years for females.

Shungnak Demographics

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

  • Native American: 100.00%
  • White: 0.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Shungnak, Alaska is 252 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 252.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 263.

Shungnak, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native210100.00%
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Shungnak Population by Race

Shungnak Population Pyramid 2022

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Shungnak Median Age

27.7


Total

27.8


Male

27.3


Female

Shungnak Adults

There are 134 adults, (18 of whom are seniors) in Shungnak.

Shungnak Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Shungnak Sex Ratio

Female

101

48.10%

Male

109

51.90%

Shungnak Population by Age

Shungnak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shungnak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All75%25%
Female75%25%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Male50%50%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shungnak Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All405.2575
Married117.91100
Male64.550
Female165.5675
Non Family7057.1

5.42

Average Family Size

5.25

Average Household Size

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Shungnak Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade54.24%
9th to 12th Grade1714.41%
High School Graduate6958.47%
Some College2420.34%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree32.54%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Shungnak Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shungnak Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 81.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 2.54%.

Shungnak Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,094$21,042$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$11,250$$11,250
High School Graduate$20,179$20,208$20,000
Some College$37,083$33,750$78,750
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,094

Average Earnings

$21,042

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Shungnak Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shungnak Language by Age

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Shungnak Language

49.73% of Shungnak residents speak only English, while 50.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 50.27% of the population.

Shungnak Language

Shungnak Poverty by Race

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29.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.93%

Male Poverty Rate

33.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shungnak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shungnak is Native, with 29.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shungnak 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 31.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.

Shungnak Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.18%
High School30.43%
Some College16.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Shungnak Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.90%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed14.81%
Female Unemployed54.55%

Shungnak Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shungnak Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,000$73,068
Families$49,583$68,464
Married Families--
Non Families$28,750$25,857
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Income by Household Type

Shungnak Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

15.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.9%

Male Marriage Rate

16.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shungnak Married by Age and Sex

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Shungnak 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.

Shungnak Marital Status by Race

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Shungnak Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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

Shungnak Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+

Shungnak Veterans by Age

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Shungnak Veterans by Race

Shungnak Veterans by Education

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NaN%

Veteran Poverty Rate

NaN%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shungnak Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

33.3%

Unemployment Rate

Shungnak Employment by Age

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Shungnak Employment by Race

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Shungnak 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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99.05%

Born in Shungnak

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Shungnak residents were born in the United States, with 99.05% 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.

Shungnak Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102630.00%
201126851.90%
20122680.00%
201326910.37%
201427010.37%
201527220.74%
2016269-3-1.10%
201727231.12%
2018268-4-1.47%
2019264-4-1.49%
2020260-4-1.52%
2021256-4-1.54%
2022252-4-1.56%

Shungnak Population by Year