Shungnak, Alaska Population 2020

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Shungnak is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 271, it is the 90th largest city in Alaska and the 15686th largest city in the United States. Shungnak is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 3.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 262 in 2010. Shungnak reached it's highest population of 272 in 2015. Spanning over 9 miles, Shungnak has a population density of 34 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shungnak is $55,415 with a poverty rate of 29.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $94,300. The median age in Shungnak is 25.2 years, 26.5 years for males, and 24 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.7 males.

Shungnak Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shungnak was:

  • Native American: 86.11%
  • White: 11.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.43%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shungnak, Alaska is 271, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 267.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 262.

Shungnak, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native24886.11%
White3211.11%
Two or More Races72.43%
Asian10.35%
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Shungnak Population Pyramid 2020

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Shungnak Median Age

25.2


Total

26.5


Male

24


Female

Shungnak Adults

There are 163 adults, (19 of whom are seniors) in Shungnak.

Shungnak Age Dependency

100

Age Dependency Ratio

13.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

86.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shungnak Sex Ratio

Female

140

48.61%

Male

148

51.39%

Shungnak Households and Families

Shungnak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shungnak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All77.4%22.6%
Non Family72.2%27.8%
Female68.4%31.6%
Male50%50%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All624.6577.4
Female195.1168.4
Married197.95100
Non Family18072.2
Male63.6750

5.73

Average Family Size

4.65

Average Household Size

19.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Shungnak Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade85.52%
9th to 12th Grade3020.69%
High School Graduate8155.86%
Some College2315.86%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree32.07%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Shungnak Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American1391013
White55
Asian11

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 native american people with a rate of 2.16%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,288$20,125$20,833
Less Than High School$11,250$$12,500
High School Grad$21,154$21,000$21,667
Some College$36,875$31,250$76,875
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,288

Average Earnings

$20,125

Average Male

$20,833

Average Female

Shungnak Language

Shungnak Language by Age

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Shungnak Language

42.69% of Shungnak residents speak only English, while 57.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 57.31% of the population.

Shungnak Poverty

Shungnak Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2465522.36%
White322784.38%
Multiple7114.29%

29.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.21%

Male Poverty Rate

30.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shungnak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shungnak is White, with 84.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shungnak is Multiple, with 14.29% 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 31.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.33%.

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Name Poverty
Some College26.09%
High School19.75%
Less Than High School18.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Male Unemployed26.67%
Female Employed17.50%
Male Employed12.50%

Shungnak Income

Shungnak Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,333$55,415
Families$39,375$57,348
Married Families$66,250-
Non Families$21,250$35,217
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Shungnak Marital Status

Shungnak Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.9%

Male Marriage Rate

26.3%

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 45-54.

Shungnak Marital Status by Race

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Shungnak Veterans

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4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 644
75+
65 to 74
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Shungnak Veterans by Education

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50.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shungnak Employment Status

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

23.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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97.22%

Born in Alaska

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 97.22% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202027120.74%
201926920.75%
2018267-4-1.48%
201727120.74%
2016269-3-1.10%
201527220.74%
201427010.37%
201326910.37%
20122680.00%
201126851.90%
20102630.00%