Utqiagvik, Alaska Population 2021

4,443
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Utqiagvik is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 4,443, it is the 13th largest city in Alaska and the 5107th largest city in the United States . Utqiagvik is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually but its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. Utqiagvik reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 21 miles, Utqiagvik has a population density of 237 people per square mile.

The average household income in Utqiagvik is $101,651 with a poverty rate of 12.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,039 per month, and the median house value is $185,000. The median age in Utqiagvik is 28.5 years, 28.7 years for males, and 28.3 years for females.

Utqiagvik Demographics

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

  • Native American: 60.64%
  • Two or more races: 11.57%
  • Asian: 11.12%
  • White: 10.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.85%
  • Black or African American: 2.20%
  • Other race: 0.25%
The current population of Utqiagvik, Alaska is 4,443 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,467.

Utqiagvik, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native2,67860.64%
Two or More Races51111.57%
Asian49111.12%
White45810.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1703.85%
Black or African American972.20%
Some Other Race110.25%
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Utqiagvik Population by Race

Utqiagvik Population Pyramid $2021

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Utqiagvik Median Age

28.5


Total

28.7


Male

28.3


Female

Utqiagvik Adults

There are 2,836 adults, (345 of whom are seniors) in Utqiagvik.

Utqiagvik Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Utqiagvik Sex Ratio

Female

2,175

49.25%

Male

2,241

50.75%

Utqiagvik Population by Age

Utqiagvik Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Utqiagvik Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family34.1%65.9%
All45.4%54.6%
Female46.6%53.4%
Male47.5%52.5%
Married51.6%48.4%

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Utqiagvik Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3563.1945.4
Married5064.2951.6
Non Family3431.2634.1
Female3263.7246.6
Male1812.8447.5

3.66

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

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Utqiagvik Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1094.42%
9th to 12th Grade2078.39%
High School Graduate87735.55%
Some College73629.83%
Associates Degree1616.53%
Bachelors Degree2188.84%
Graduate Degree1596.45%
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Utqiagvik Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Utqiagvik Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American1,4381,14831
Asian343317104
White322322161
2+ Races15315331
Black979742
Islander9595
Hispanic26268
Other Race1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.00%.

Utqiagvik Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,175$52,105$55,975
Less Than 9th Grade$31,705$31,477$40,313
High School Graduate$36,298$38,077$31,875
Some College$58,962$58,542$59,511
Bachelors Degree$62,857$55,179$66,750
Graduate Degree$88,125$88,958$87,400

$54,175

Average Earnings

$52,105

Average Male

$55,975

Average Female

Utqiagvik Earnings by Educational Attainment

Utqiagvik Language by Age

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Utqiagvik Language

55.62% of Utqiagvik residents speak only English, while 44.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 28.88% of the population.

Utqiagvik Language

Utqiagvik Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2,64745217.08%
White4407817.73%

12.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.70%

Male Poverty Rate

13.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Utqiagvik

The race most likely to be in poverty in Utqiagvik is White, with 17.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Utqiagvik is Native, with 17.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.21%.

Utqiagvik Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.78%
High School15.96%
Some College3.68%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Utqiagvik Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Unemployed19.92%
Female Employed4.95%
Male Employed2.22%

Utqiagvik Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Utqiagvik Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,413$101,651
Families$88,750$108,786
Married Families$148,438-
Non Families$55,179$59,390
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Income by Household Type

Utqiagvik Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Utqiagvik Marital Status by Race

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Utqiagvik Marital Status

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122

Number of Veterans

118

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam54
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War31
Korea13
World War II

Utqiagvik Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5454
75+25
65 to 7425
55 to 6413
18 to 345

Utqiagvik Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American623.65%
White349.58%
Black2626.80%

Utqiagvik Veterans by Race

Utqiagvik Veterans by Education

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5.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Utqiagvik Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

15.4%

Unemployment Rate

Utqiagvik Employment by Age

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Utqiagvik Employment by Race

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Utqiagvik 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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71.11%

Born in Utqiagvik

89.67%

Native Born

10.33%

Foreign Born

5.37%

Non Citizen

4.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.67% of Utqiagvik residents were born in the United States, with 71.11% having been born in Alaska. 5.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Utqiagvik Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,443-12-0.27%
20204,455-12-0.27%
20194,467-12-0.27%
20184,479410.92%
20174,438541.23%
20164,384-58-1.31%
20154,44240.09%
20144,438-9-0.20%
20134,447721.65%
20124,375872.03%
20114,288441.04%
20104,2440.00%

Utqiagvik Population by Year