Unalaska, Alaska Population 2024

4,142

Unalaska is a city located in Aleutians West County Alaska. Unalaska has a 2024 population of 4,142. Unalaska is currently declining at a rate of -0.5% annually and its population has decreased by -2.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,250 in 2020.

The average household income in Unalaska is $121,897 with a poverty rate of 8.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Unalaska is 38.7 years, 38.3 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Unalaska Demographics

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

  • Asian: 47.37%
  • White: 24.9%
  • Two or more races: 11.03%
  • Other race: 6.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 4.21%
  • Black or African American: 3.68%
  • Native American: 2.4%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
103.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
40.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.54% (-108)
The current population of Unalaska, Alaska is 4,142 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,250.

Unalaska, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian2,05747.37%
White1,08124.9%
Two or more races47911.03%
Other race2786.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1834.21%
Black or African American1603.68%
Native American1042.4%
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Asian

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Unalaska Population by Race

Unalaska Population Pyramid 2024

Unalaska Median Age

38.7

Total

38.3

Male

39.6

Female

Unalaska Adults

There are 3,601 adults, (246 of whom are seniors) in Unalaska.

Unalaska Age Dependency

29.4

Age Dependency Ratio

7.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Unalaska Sex Ratio

Female1,50234.59%
Male2,84065.41%

Unalaska Population by Age

Unalaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7963.8723.276.8
Married3814.8232.867.2
Non Family3492.413.886.2
Female365.9222.277.8
Male306.613.386.7
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4.82

Average Family Size

3.87

Average Household Size

23.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Unalaska 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

Unalaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Unalaska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.65%.

Unalaska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,826

Average Earnings

$52,909

Average Male

$39,667

Average Female

Unalaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Unalaska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Unalaska Language

35.67% of Unalaska residents speak only English, while 64.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 45.31% of the population.

Unalaska Language

Unalaska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian2,0481597.76%
Hispanic7048812.5%
Multiple4775311.11%
White920444.78%
Black1603018.75%
Islander1762212.5%
Native1031716.5%
Other27841.44%
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8.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.26%

Male Poverty Rate

7.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Unalaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Unalaska is Black, with 18.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Unalaska is Other, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.6%.

Unalaska Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.53%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%
Some College5.25%
High School3.77%
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Unalaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.94%
Female Employed1.53%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Unalaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Unalaska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Unalaska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Unalaska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Unalaska 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.

Unalaska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Unalaska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

148

Number of Veterans

144

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Unalaska Veterans by War

count

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Unalaska Veterans by Age

count

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Unalaska Veterans by Race

Unalaska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Unalaska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

85.7%

Labor Force Participation

82.6%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Unalaska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Unalaska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Unalaska 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

8.71%

Born in Unalaska

48.8%

Native Born

51.2%

Foreign Born

30.65%

Non Citizen

20.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

48.8% of Unalaska residents were born in the United States, with 8.71% having been born in Alaska. 30.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Unalaska Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,037-21-0.52%
20284,058-21-0.51%
20274,079-21-0.51%
20264,100-21-0.51%
20254,121-21-0.51%
20244,142-21-0.5%
20234,163-21-0.5%
20224,184-21-0.5%
20214,205-45-1.06%
20204,250-241-5.37%
20194,491260.58%
20184,465-60-1.33%
20174,525280.62%
20164,497-42-0.93%
20154,539-30-0.66%
20144,569340.75%
20134,535701.57%
20124,465731.66%
20114,392210.48%
20104,371882.05%
20004,2831,19438.65%
19903,0891,789137.62%
19801,3001,100550%
1970200
1960200-100-33.33%
1940300
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Unalaska Population by Year