Utqiagvik, Alaska Population 2020

4,616
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Utqiagvik is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 4,616, it is the 13th largest city in Alaska and the 4985th largest city in the United States. Utqiagvik is currently growing at a rate of 1.41% annually and its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. Spanning over 21 miles, Utqiagvik has a population density of 246 people per square mile.

The average household income in Utqiagvik is $100,440 with a poverty rate of 10.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,140 per month, and the median house value is $181,600. The median age in Utqiagvik is 28.4 years, 29.6 years for males, and 27.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.3 males.

Utqiagvik Demographics

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

  • Native American: 63.32%
  • Asian: 11.34%
  • Two or more races: 10.46%
  • White: 9.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.79%
  • Other race: 0.73%
The current population of Utqiagvik, Alaska is 4,616, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,488.

Utqiagvik, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native2,79163.32%
Asian50011.34%
Two or More Races46110.46%
White4299.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1603.63%
Black or African American350.79%
Some Other Race320.73%
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Utqiagvik Population Pyramid 2020

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Utqiagvik Median Age

28.4


Total

29.6


Male

27.6


Female

Utqiagvik Adults

There are 2,834 adults, (342 of whom are seniors) in Utqiagvik.

Utqiagvik Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Utqiagvik Sex Ratio

Female

2,096

47.55%

Male

2,312

52.45%

Utqiagvik Households and Families

Utqiagvik Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Utqiagvik Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female55.3%44.7%
Married50.3%49.7%
All43.2%56.8%
Male42.8%57.2%
Non Family26.2%73.8%

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3453.2243.2
Married5094.4850.3
Non Family3891.2426.2
Female2534.0655.3
Male1942.8142.8

3.83

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

10.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Utqiagvik Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade923.78%
9th to 12th Grade2299.40%
High School Graduate93138.23%
Some College70428.91%
Associates Degree1164.76%
Bachelors Degree2148.79%
Graduate Degree1496.12%
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Utqiagvik Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American1,4811,18059
Asian35634687
White284283175
Multiple Races17317321
Islander8383
Black353515
Hispanic31226
Other Race178

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 61.62%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,727$49,816$49,670
Less Than High School$37,697$32,188$38,438
High School Grad$35,993$38,750$22,333
Some College$54,625$53,828$55,469
Bachelors Degree$63,977$48,594$86,000
Graduate Degree$96,250$88,750$100,417

$49,727

Average Earnings

$49,816

Average Male

$49,670

Average Female

Utqiagvik Language

Utqiagvik Language by Age

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Utqiagvik Language

54.84% of Utqiagvik residents speak only English, while 45.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 29.70% of the population.

Utqiagvik Poverty

Utqiagvik Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2,75539114.19%
White4155012.05%
Multiple46191.95%
Black35411.43%

10.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.70%

Male Poverty Rate

11.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Utqiagvik

The race most likely to be in poverty in Utqiagvik is Native, with 14.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Utqiagvik is Multiple, with 1.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.19%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.50%
High School16.22%
Some College5.24%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.69%
Male Unemployed24.53%
Female Employed4.34%
Male Employed2.36%

Utqiagvik Income

Utqiagvik Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,205$100,440
Families$91,019$112,407
Married Families$124,327-
Non Families$49,375$55,667
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Utqiagvik Marital Status

Utqiagvik Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Utqiagvik Married by Age and Sex

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Utqiagvik 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 35-44.

Utqiagvik Marital Status by Race

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Utqiagvik Veterans

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118

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam42
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War26
Korea14
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5428
65 to 7425
18 to 3423
75+21
55 to 6421
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian573.20%
White3912.00%
2 or More2211.40%

Utqiagvik Veterans by Education

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3.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Utqiagvik Employment Status

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

15.2%

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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72.57%

Born in Alaska

90.86%

Native Born

9.14%

Foreign Born

4.74%

Non Citizen

4.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.86% of Utqiagvik residents were born in the United States, with 72.57% having been born in Alaska. 4.74% 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
20204,616641.41%
20194,552641.43%
20184,488250.56%
20174,463641.45%
20164,399-48-1.08%
20154,447130.29%
20144,434-9-0.20%
20134,443681.55%
20124,375902.10%
20114,285420.99%
20104,2430.00%