Unalaska, Alaska Population 2020

4,531
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Unalaska is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 4,531, it is the 14th largest city in Alaska and the 5036th largest city in the United States. Unalaska is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 3.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,376 in 2010. Unalaska reached it's highest population of 4,570 in 2014. Spanning over 211 miles, Unalaska has a population density of 44 people per square mile.

The average household income in Unalaska is $108,280 with a poverty rate of 7.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,403 per month, and the median house value is $342,600. The median age in Unalaska is 37.8 years, 39.6 years for males, and 35.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 141.5 males.

Unalaska Demographics

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

  • Asian: 46.79%
  • White: 29.83%
  • Two or more races: 6.78%
  • Other race: 6.17%
  • Black or African American: 4.29%
  • Native American: 3.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.41%
The current population of Unalaska, Alaska is 4,531, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,497.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,376.

Unalaska, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian2,23746.79%
White1,42629.83%
Two or More Races3246.78%
Some Other Race2956.17%
Black or African American2054.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native1793.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1152.41%
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Unalaska Population Pyramid 2020

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Unalaska Median Age

37.8


Total

39.6


Male

35.2


Female

Unalaska Adults

There are 3,993 adults, (237 of whom are seniors) in Unalaska.

Unalaska Age Dependency

27.3

Age Dependency Ratio

6.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21

Child Dependency Ratio

Unalaska Sex Ratio

Female

1,980

41.41%

Male

2,801

58.59%

Unalaska Households and Families

Unalaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Unalaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married27.7%72.3%
All21.8%78.2%
Female17.9%82.1%
Male17.5%82.5%
Non Family16.3%83.7%

21.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9583.8221.8
Married4484.4227.7
Non Family3692.1516.3
Female786.3517.9
Male636.2117.5

4.59

Average Family Size

3.82

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Unalaska Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2166.26%
9th to 12th Grade1965.68%
High School Graduate1,30437.80%
Some College92626.84%
Associates Degree2236.46%
Bachelors Degree48714.12%
Graduate Degree982.84%
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Unalaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,6421,402318
White998940215
Hispanic31826211
Black20517327
Other Race1891364
Native American1551383
Multiple Races827812
Islander78723

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.54%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,370$47,339$30,404
Less Than High School$22,917$23,056$22,833
High School Grad$40,847$45,813$27,991
Some College$40,344$51,156$34,318
Bachelors Degree$42,132$52,619$30,547
Graduate Degree$98,333$105,550$73,125

$40,370

Average Earnings

$47,339

Average Male

$30,404

Average Female

Unalaska Language

Unalaska Language by Age

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Unalaska Language

38.11% of Unalaska residents speak only English, while 61.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 46.92% of the population.

Unalaska Poverty

Unalaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2,2351777.92%
Hispanic644497.61%
White1,184453.80%
Black2053919.02%
Other2553011.76%
Native175169.14%
Multiple32282.48%
Islander11576.09%

7.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.79%

Male Poverty Rate

7.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Unalaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Unalaska is Black, with 19.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Unalaska is Multiple, with 2.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.35%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.36%
High School6.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
Some College3.23%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed5.77%
Male Employed4.66%
Male Unemployed3.23%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Unalaska Income

Unalaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$92,273$108,280
Families$97,344$113,837
Married Families$116,250-
Non Families$75,982$93,399
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Unalaska Marital Status

Unalaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Unalaska Marital Status by Race

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Unalaska Veterans

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155

Number of Veterans

150

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War42
Vietnam27
Korea1
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5494
55 to 6429
65 to 7415
18 to 3415
75+2
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1109.32%
Asian221.10%
Indian116.75%
Hispanic102.73%
2 or More75.79%
Other31.48%
Black20.98%

Unalaska Veterans by Education

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3.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Unalaska Employment Status

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83.8%

Labor Force Participation

81.8%

Employment Rate

1.8%

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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10.77%

Born in Alaska

54.15%

Native Born

45.85%

Foreign Born

27.30%

Non Citizen

18.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

54.15% of Unalaska residents were born in the United States, with 10.77% having been born in Alaska. 27.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,531170.38%
20194,514170.38%
20184,49710.02%
20174,496170.38%
20164,479-58-1.28%
20154,537-33-0.72%
20144,570360.79%
20134,534721.61%
20124,462741.69%
20114,388170.39%
20104,371880.20%
20004,2831,1943.32%
19903,0891,7899.04%
19801,3001,10020.58%
19702000.00%
1960200-100-2.01%
19403000.00%