Valdez, Alaska Population 2022

3,927
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Valdez is a city located in Valdez-Cordova County Alaska. Valdez has a 2020 population of 3,927. Valdez is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually but its population has decreased by -1.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,986 in 2010.

The average household income in Valdez is $98,125 with a poverty rate of 6.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,136 per month, and the median house value is $168,900. The median age in Valdez is 43.3 years, 37.2 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.

Valdez Demographics

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

  • White: 84.66%
  • Two or more races: 6.13%
  • Native American: 4.04%
  • Other race: 3.75%
  • Black or African American: 1.40%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Valdez, Alaska is 3,927 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,927.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,986.

Valdez, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,27284.66%
Black or African American541.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native1564.04%
Asian10.03%
Some Other Race1453.75%
Two or More Races2376.13%
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Valdez Population by Race

Valdez Population Pyramid 2022

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Valdez Median Age

42


Total

39.5


Male

43.7


Female

Valdez Adults

There are 3,046 adults, (507 of whom are seniors) in Valdez.

Valdez Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Valdez Sex Ratio

Female

1,791

46.34%

Male

2,074

53.66%

Valdez Population by Age

Valdez Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valdez Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
All76.8%23.2%
Married76.3%23.7%
Non Family72.6%27.4%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valdez Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5192.4976.8
Married8482.6876.3
Male357.26100
Female825.41100
Non Family5541.4572.6

2.95

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Valdez Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade240.85%
9th to 12th Grade772.73%
High School Graduate61921.97%
Some College95633.94%
Associates Degree31811.29%
Bachelors Degree34512.25%
Graduate Degree47816.97%
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Valdez Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valdez Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4262,402795
Other Race1366028
Black5454
Native American132132
Asian11
2+ Races5453
Hispanic13559

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 32.77%.

Valdez Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,295$85,350$32,634
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,611$63,365$25,471
Some College$41,100$78,750$32,545
Bachelors Degree$48,977$109,583$35,250
Graduate Degree$94,306$111,641$84,943

$47,295

Average Earnings

$85,350

Average Male

$32,634

Average Female

Valdez Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valdez Language by Age

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Valdez Language

92.41% of Valdez residents speak only English, while 7.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.53% of the population.

Valdez Language

Valdez Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,2031745.43%
OtherNaN%
Multiple2357431.49%

6.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.62%

Male Poverty Rate

8.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valdez

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valdez is White, with 5.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valdez is Multiple, with 31.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.36%.

Valdez Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School9.67%
Some College6.37%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Valdez Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.09%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Valdez Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valdez Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$93,281$94,104
Families$98,445$103,110
Married Families$98,905-
Non Families$45,929$73,435
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Income by Household Type

Valdez Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

69.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Valdez Married by Age and Sex

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Valdez 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.

Valdez Marital Status by Race

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Valdez Marital Status

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481

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War275
First Gulf War124
Vietnam106
Korea
World War II3

Valdez Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34209
35 to 5485
55 to 64142
65 to 7441
75+4

Valdez Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White46318.09%
Native American53.21%
2+ Races1311.71%
Hispanic3222.86%

Valdez Veterans by Race

Valdez Veterans by Education

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7.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valdez Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Valdez Employment by Age

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Valdez Employment by Race

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Valdez 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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32.21%

Born in Valdez

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Valdez residents were born in the United States, with 32.21% having been born in Alaska. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Valdez Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,1000.00%
1940500-600-1.95%
19606001000.92%
19701,0004005.24%
19803,0792,07911.90%
19904,0689892.82%
20004,036-32-0.08%
20103,986-50-0.12%
20114,034481.20%
20124,03730.07%
20134,056190.47%
20143,946-110-2.71%
20153,877-69-1.75%
20163,874-3-0.08%
20173,839-35-0.90%
20183,831-8-0.21%
20193,855240.63%
20203,879240.62%
20213,903240.62%
20223,927240.61%

Valdez Population by Year