Wainwright, Alaska Population 2022

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Wainwright is a city located in North Slope County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 642, it is the 95th largest city in Alaska and the 17644th largest city in the United States. Wainwright is currently growing at a rate of 1.10% annually and its population has increased by 2.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 628 in 2020. Spanning over 28 miles, Wainwright has a population density of 62 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wainwright is $72,516 with a poverty rate of 11.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wainwright is 30.4 years, 31.2 years for males, and 28 years for females.

Wainwright Demographics

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

  • Native American: 86.04%
  • White: 8.01%
  • Two or more races: 5.95%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wainwright, Alaska is 642 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 628.

Wainwright, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wainwright Population by Race

Wainwright Population Pyramid 2022

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Wainwright Median Age

29.9


Total

30.9


Male

29


Female

Wainwright Adults

There are 282 adults, (33 of whom are seniors) in Wainwright.

Wainwright Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wainwright Sex Ratio

Female

202

46.22%

Male

235

53.78%

Wainwright Population by Age

Wainwright Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wainwright Household Types

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wainwright Households and Families

3.76

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

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Wainwright Households by Type

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Wainwright Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wainwright Educational Attainment by Race

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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 hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wainwright Educational Attainment by Race

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$43,750

Average Earnings

$58,333

Average Male

$32,083

Average Female

Wainwright Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wainwright Language by Age

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Wainwright Language

65.91% of Wainwright residents speak only English, while 34.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 33.08% of the population.

Wainwright Language

Wainwright Poverty by Race

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11.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.30%

Male Poverty Rate

10.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wainwright

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wainwright is Native, with 12.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wainwright is Multiple, with 11.54% 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 12.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.31%.

Wainwright Poverty

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Wainwright Poverty Rate by Education

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Wainwright Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wainwright Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wainwright Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wainwright Married by Age and Sex

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Wainwright 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.

Wainwright Marital Status by Race

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Wainwright Marital Status

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12

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wainwright Veterans by War

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Wainwright Veterans by Age

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Wainwright Veterans by Race

Wainwright Veterans by Education

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8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wainwright Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wainwright Employment by Age

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Wainwright Employment by Race

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Wainwright 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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91.76%

Born in Wainwright

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wainwright residents were born in the United States, with 91.76% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wainwright Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wainwright Population by Year