Thorne Bay, Alaska Population 2022

428
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Thorne Bay is a city located in Prince of Wales-Hyder County Alaska. Thorne Bay has a 2020 population of 428. Thorne Bay is currently declining at a rate of -2.95% annually and its population has decreased by -9.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 474 in 2010.

The average household income in Thorne Bay is $56,395 with a poverty rate of 14.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $794 per month, and the median house value is $165,400. The median age in Thorne Bay is 54.6 years, 55.4 years for males, and 53.1 years for females.

Thorne Bay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thorne Baywas:

  • White: 92.84%
  • Native American: 2.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Thorne Bay, Alaska is 428 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 428.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 474.

Thorne Bay, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41592.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native112.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander102.24%
Two or More Races112.46%
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Thorne Bay Population by Race

Thorne Bay Population Pyramid 2022

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Thorne Bay Median Age

56.3


Total

59.8


Male

54.6


Female

Thorne Bay Adults

There are 383 adults, (125 of whom are seniors) in Thorne Bay.

Thorne Bay Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Thorne Bay Sex Ratio

Female

207

46.31%

Male

240

53.69%

Thorne Bay Population by Age

Thorne Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thorne Bay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married92.2%7.8%
All77.9%22.1%
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Male0%100%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thorne Bay Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2311.9277.9
Married1282.592.2
Male181.560
Female43100
Non Family811.0271.6

2.28

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

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Thorne Bay Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade153.98%
9th to 12th Grade215.57%
High School Graduate7920.95%
Some College12533.16%
Associates Degree379.81%
Bachelors Degree8422.28%
Graduate Degree164.24%
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Thorne Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thorne Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White333313100
Hispanic2622
2+ Races86
Islander10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.03%.

Thorne Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$$$17,596
Less Than 9th Grade$51,875$$
High School Graduate$$42,321$2,500
Some College$14,150$$14,821
Bachelors Degree$48,333$$78,333
Graduate Degree$$$

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Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$17,596

Average Female

Thorne Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thorne Bay Language by Age

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Thorne Bay Language

94.09% of Thorne Bay residents speak only English, while 5.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.18% of the population.

Thorne Bay Language

Thorne Bay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native44100.00%
Multiple11327.27%
White3895814.91%
OtherNaN%

14.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.25%

Male Poverty Rate

13.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thorne Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thorne Bay is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thorne Bay 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 27.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.55%.

Thorne Bay Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.44%
High School26.58%
Some College3.09%
Bachelors or Greater22.00%

Thorne Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.19%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed4.88%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Thorne Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thorne Bay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,279$56,549
Families$49,773$69,117
Married Families$75,000-
Non Families$26,607$32,247
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Income by Household Type

Thorne Bay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

70.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Thorne Bay Married by Age and Sex

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Thorne Bay 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.

Thorne Bay Marital Status by Race

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Thorne Bay Marital Status

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50

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War2
Vietnam43
Korea
World War II

Thorne Bay Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 542
55 to 645
65 to 7441
75+2

Thorne Bay Veterans by Age

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Thorne Bay Veterans by Race

Thorne Bay Veterans by Education

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10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

76.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thorne Bay Veterans by Education

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47.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Thorne Bay Employment by Age

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Thorne Bay Employment by Race

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Thorne Bay 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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15.44%

Born in Thorne Bay

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

2.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Thorne Bay residents were born in the United States, with 15.44% having been born in Alaska. 1.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Thorne Bay Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104740.00%
2011487132.74%
201248920.41%
201349010.20%
201449110.20%
201549540.81%
201649610.20%
2017489-7-1.41%
2018480-9-1.84%
2019467-13-2.71%
2020454-13-2.78%
2021441-13-2.86%
2022428-13-2.95%

Thorne Bay Population by Year