Talkeetna, Alaska Population 2024

1,044

Talkeetna is a city located in Matanuska-Susitna County Alaska. Talkeetna has a 2024 population of 1,044. Talkeetna is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -12.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,199 in 2020.

The average household income in Talkeetna is $82,390 with a poverty rate of 10.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Talkeetna is 41.5 years, 42.8 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Talkeetna Demographics

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

  • White: 98.56%
  • Black or African American: 1.05%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
28.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
36.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.93% (-155)
The current population of Talkeetna, Alaska is 1,044 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,199.

Talkeetna, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,02998.56%
Black or African American111.05%
Asian30.29%
Native American10.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Talkeetna Population by Race

Talkeetna Population Pyramid 2024

Talkeetna Median Age

41.5

Total

42.8

Male

41.1

Female

Talkeetna Adults

There are 681 adults, (123 of whom are seniors) in Talkeetna.

Talkeetna Age Dependency

87.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Talkeetna Sex Ratio

Female54552.2%
Male49947.8%

Talkeetna Population by Age

Talkeetna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4082.5481.918.1
Married1893.7493.76.3
Non Family1431.0856.643.4
Male412.391000
Female352.21000
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3.3

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Talkeetna Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Talkeetna Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Talkeetna Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.34%.

Talkeetna Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,375

Average Earnings

$32,837

Average Male

$44,891

Average Female

Talkeetna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Talkeetna Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Talkeetna Language

91.72% of Talkeetna residents speak only English, while 8.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.79% of the population.

Talkeetna Language

Talkeetna Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,01710510.32%
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10.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.23%

Male Poverty Rate

3.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Talkeetna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Talkeetna is White, with 10.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Talkeetna is White, with 10.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.17%.

Talkeetna Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School26.26%
Less Than 9th Grade21.74%
Some College14.79%
Bachelors or Greater4.98%
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Talkeetna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed21.54%
Female Employed3.53%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Talkeetna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Talkeetna Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Talkeetna Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Talkeetna Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Talkeetna Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Talkeetna Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Talkeetna Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

49

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Talkeetna Veterans by War

count

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Talkeetna Veterans by Age

count

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Talkeetna Veterans by Race

Talkeetna Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Talkeetna Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

80.5%

Labor Force Participation

77.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Talkeetna Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Talkeetna Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Talkeetna Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

33.72%

Born in Talkeetna

95.69%

Native Born

4.31%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

2.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.69% of Talkeetna residents were born in the United States, with 33.72% having been born in Alaska. 1.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Talkeetna Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,044
20231,044
20221,0449710.24%
2021947-252-21.02%
20201,199-38-3.07%
20191,23727228.19%
2018965192.01%
201794610212.09%
201684422837.01%
201561610821.26%
2014508-32-5.93%
2013540193.65%
2012521203.99%
2011501-375-42.81%
2010876
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Talkeetna Population by Year