Unalaska, Alaska Population 2022

4,432
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Unalaska is a city located in Aleutians West County Alaska. Unalaska has a 2020 population of 4,432. Unalaska is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,370 in 2010.

The average household income in Unalaska is $109,704 with a poverty rate of 5.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,561 per month, and the median house value is $403,200. The median age in Unalaska is 38.1 years, 38.3 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Unalaska Demographics

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

  • Asian: 48.80%
  • White: 26.52%
  • Two or more races: 10.63%
  • Other race: 6.33%
  • Black or African American: 2.65%
  • Native American: 2.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.52%
The current population of Unalaska, Alaska is 4,432 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,432.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,370.

Unalaska, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,26226.52%
Black or African American1262.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native1212.54%
Asian2,32248.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1202.52%
Some Other Race3016.33%
Two or More Races50610.63%
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Unalaska Population by Race

Unalaska Population Pyramid 2022

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Unalaska Median Age

39.5


Total

40.5


Male

36.6


Female

Unalaska Adults

There are 3,936 adults, (314 of whom are seniors) in Unalaska.

Unalaska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

8.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Unalaska Sex Ratio

Female

1,750

36.78%

Male

3,008

63.22%

Unalaska Population by Age

Unalaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Unalaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married29.7%70.3%
All22.1%77.9%
Female18.8%81.3%
Non Family14.8%85.2%
Male10.8%89.2%

22.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Unalaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1073.4422.1
Married5494.1229.7
Male655.7810.8
Female485.8818.8
Non Family4451.9914.8

4.19

Average Family Size

3.44

Average Household Size

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Unalaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1684.76%
9th to 12th Grade1293.66%
High School Graduate1,44140.86%
Some College91325.89%
Associates Degree2226.29%
Bachelors Degree56816.10%
Graduate Degree862.44%
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Unalaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Unalaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White898875269
2+ Races16814037
Asian1,8231,650313
Hispanic40234034
Black1261269
Other Race25319112
Native American1111004
Islander4646

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.96%.

Unalaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,579$53,191$35,625
Less Than 9th Grade$31,917$34,410$22,829
High School Graduate$47,292$50,299$31,302
Some College$51,434$65,182$40,658
Bachelors Degree$70,313$85,625$30,909
Graduate Degree$85,536$86,500$75,625

$49,579

Average Earnings

$53,191

Average Male

$35,625

Average Female

Unalaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Unalaska Language by Age

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Unalaska Language

37.46% of Unalaska residents speak only English, while 62.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 46.86% of the population.

Unalaska Language

Unalaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6898612.48%
Multiple5025711.35%
Black12675.56%
Native11965.04%
Asian2,3211074.61%
Islander11454.39%
White1,061444.15%
Other20NaN%

5.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.05%

Male Poverty Rate

4.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Unalaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Unalaska is Hispanic, with 12.48% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.35%.

Unalaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.48%
High School2.16%
Some College2.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%

Unalaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.25%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.62%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Unalaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Unalaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$90,938$109,576
Families$98,000$113,245
Married Families$108,125-
Non Families$81,845$100,675
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Income by Household Type

Unalaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Unalaska Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Unalaska Marital Status by Race

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Unalaska Marital Status

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189

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War114
Vietnam78
Korea1
World War II

Unalaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 5468
55 to 6430
65 to 7477
75+2

Unalaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White898.42%
Native American1311.71%
Asian823.95%
Other Race20.75%
2+ Races31.42%
Hispanic51.20%

Unalaska Veterans by Race

Unalaska Veterans by Education

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3.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Unalaska Veterans by Education

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85.6%

Labor Force Participation

81.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Unalaska Employment by Age

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Unalaska Employment by Race

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Unalaska 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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9.67%

Born in Unalaska

50.27%

Native Born

49.73%

Foreign Born

30.31%

Non Citizen

19.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

50.27% of Unalaska residents were born in the United States, with 9.67% having been born in Alaska. 30.31% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19403000.00%
1960200-100-2.01%
19702000.00%
19801,3001,10020.58%
19903,0891,7899.04%
20004,2831,1943.32%
20104,370870.20%
20114,391210.48%
20124,462711.62%
20134,536741.66%
20144,567310.68%
20154,537-30-0.66%
20164,482-55-1.21%
20174,498160.36%
20184,432-66-1.47%
20194,4320.00%
20204,4320.00%
20214,4320.00%
20224,4320.00%

Unalaska Population by Year