Talkeetna, Alaska Population 2021

1,237
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Talkeetna is a city located in Matanuska-Susitna County Alaska. Talkeetna has a 2020 population of 1,237. Talkeetna is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 41.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 876 in 2010. Talkeetna reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Talkeetna is $70,771 with a poverty rate of 3.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,220 per month, and the median house value is $222,200. The median age in Talkeetna is 38.5 years, 43.1 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Talkeetna Demographics

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

  • White: 94.18%
  • Two or more races: 4.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Talkeetna, Alaska is 1,237 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,237.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 876.

Talkeetna, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,16594.18%
Two or More Races504.04%
Black or African American110.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.73%
Asian20.16%
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Talkeetna Population by Race

Talkeetna Population Pyramid $2021

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Talkeetna Median Age

38.5


Total

43.1


Male

38.4


Female

Talkeetna Adults

There are 853 adults, (121 of whom are seniors) in Talkeetna.

Talkeetna Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Talkeetna Sex Ratio

Female

703

56.83%

Male

534

43.17%

Talkeetna Population by Age

Talkeetna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Talkeetna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
All75.8%24.2%
Married78.9%21.1%
Male87.1%12.9%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Talkeetna Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4142.9675.8
Non Family1841.4370.7
Married1333.4178.9
Male705.8787.1
Female273.766.7

4.19

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

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Talkeetna Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade172.15%
9th to 12th Grade172.15%
High School Graduate16120.41%
Some College37747.78%
Associates Degree263.30%
Bachelors Degree16420.79%
Graduate Degree273.42%
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Talkeetna Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Talkeetna Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White763737191
2+ Races99
Hispanic8
Native American77
Asian22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.03%.

Talkeetna Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,656$37,049$21,690
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$$
High School Graduate$35,833$$30,469
Some College$21,472$$21,297
Bachelors Degree$42,361$62,696$41,111
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,656

Average Earnings

$37,049

Average Male

$21,690

Average Female

Talkeetna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Talkeetna Language by Age

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Talkeetna Language

97.08% of Talkeetna residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Talkeetna Language

Talkeetna Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,147353.05%
Native9222.22%
Hispanic1815.56%

3.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.43%

Male Poverty Rate

3.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Talkeetna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Talkeetna is Native, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Talkeetna is White, with 3.05% 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 7.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.71%.

Talkeetna Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.53%
High School4.97%
Some College3.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Talkeetna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed3.87%
Male Employed3.53%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Talkeetna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Talkeetna Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,389$70,771
Families$90,490$82,134
Married Families$94,583-
Non Families-$56,568
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Income by Household Type

Talkeetna Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Talkeetna Married by Age and Sex

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Talkeetna 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.

Talkeetna Marital Status by Race

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Talkeetna Marital Status

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81

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
First Gulf War18
Second Gulf War16
World War II
Korea

Talkeetna Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7446
35 to 5418
55 to 649
18 to 348
75+

Talkeetna Veterans by Age

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Talkeetna Veterans by Race

Talkeetna Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Talkeetna Veterans by Education

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84.6%

Labor Force Participation

75.2%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Talkeetna Employment by Age

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Talkeetna Employment by Race

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Talkeetna 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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34.60%

Born in Talkeetna

97.66%

Native Born

2.34%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.66% of Talkeetna residents were born in the United States, with 34.60% having been born in Alaska. 1.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Talkeetna Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,2370.00%
20201,2370.00%
20191,23727228.19%
2018965192.01%
201794610212.09%
201684422837.01%
201561610821.26%
2014508-32-5.93%
2013540193.65%
2012521203.99%
2011501-375-42.81%
20108760.00%

Talkeetna Population by Year