Thorne Bay, Alaska Population 2020

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Thorne Bay is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 471, it is the 61st largest city in Alaska and the 13574th largest city in the United States. Thorne Bay is currently declining at a rate of -1.26% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 471 in 2010. Thorne Bay reached it's highest population of 494 in 2015. Spanning over 30 miles, Thorne Bay has a population density of 18 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thorne Bay is $65,632 with a poverty rate of 6.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $925 per month, and the median house value is $171,000. The median age in Thorne Bay is 52.7 years, 55 years for males, and 48.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.4 males.

Thorne Bay Demographics

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

  • White: 93.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.58%
  • Native American: 2.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Thorne Bay, Alaska is 471, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 483.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 471.

Thorne Bay, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57493.49%
Two or More Races223.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native132.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.81%
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Thorne Bay Population Pyramid 2020

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Thorne Bay Median Age

52.7


Total

55


Male

48.5


Female

Thorne Bay Adults

There are 493 adults, (148 of whom are seniors) in Thorne Bay.

Thorne Bay Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Thorne Bay Sex Ratio

Female

296

48.21%

Male

318

51.79%

Thorne Bay Households and Families

Thorne Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thorne Bay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96%4%
All83.2%16.8%
Non Family74.8%25.2%
Female47.4%52.6%
Male0%100%

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2922.0983.2
Married1512.7796
Non Family1191.1174.8
Female192.6347.4
Male33.330

2.65

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Thorne Bay Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade214.38%
9th to 12th Grade183.76%
High School Graduate12726.51%
Some College16033.40%
Associates Degree449.19%
Bachelors Degree8417.54%
Graduate Degree255.22%
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Thorne Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White443417106
Hispanic1712
Multiple Races14113
Islander5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.93%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,308$45,078$16,597
Less Than High School$$2,500$
High School Grad$25,417$41,964$
Some College$16,389$$16,250
Bachelors Degree$48,438$46,667$70,096
Graduate Degree$79,286$$78,214

$27,308

Average Earnings

$45,078

Average Male

$16,597

Average Female

Thorne Bay Language

Thorne Bay Language by Age

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Thorne Bay Language

98.79% of Thorne Bay residents speak only English, while 1.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Thorne Bay Poverty

Thorne Bay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White550346.18%
Native44100.00%
Multiple22313.64%

6.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.98%

Male Poverty Rate

6.71%

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 White, with 6.18% 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 12.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.42%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.21%
High School14.96%
Some College1.96%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed3.51%
Male Employed2.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Thorne Bay Income

Thorne Bay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,682$65,632
Families$58,393$70,767
Married Families$72,813-
Non Families$39,375$57,487
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Thorne Bay Marital Status

Thorne Bay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

62.8%

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 Veterans

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73

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam61
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7449
35 to 5412
55 to 649
75+3
18 to 34
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Thorne Bay Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thorne Bay Employment Status

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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19.54%

Born in Alaska

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

1.47%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Thorne Bay residents were born in the United States, with 19.54% having been born in Alaska. 1.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020471-6-1.26%
2019477-6-1.24%
2018483-5-1.02%
2017488-6-1.21%
20164940.00%
201549430.61%
201449110.20%
201349020.41%
201248810.21%
2011487132.74%
20104740.00%