Wainwright, Alaska Population 2020

610
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Wainwright is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 610, it is the 49th largest city in Alaska and the 12474th largest city in the United States. Wainwright is currently growing at a rate of 1.67% annually and its population has increased by 9.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 556 in 2010. Spanning over 28 miles, Wainwright has a population density of 59 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wainwright is $75,292 with a poverty rate of 13.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $792 per month, and the median house value is $98,600. The median age in Wainwright is 28.6 years, 30.3 years for males, and 26.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 130.9 males.

Wainwright Demographics

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

  • Native American: 86.22%
  • White: 8.27%
  • Two or more races: 5.51%
  • 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 610, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 590.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 556.

Wainwright, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native43886.22%
White428.27%
Two or More Races285.51%
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Wainwright Population Pyramid 2020

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Wainwright Median Age

28.6


Total

30.3


Male

26.8


Female

Wainwright Adults

There are 321 adults, (36 of whom are seniors) in Wainwright.

Wainwright Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wainwright Sex Ratio

Female

220

43.31%

Male

288

56.69%

Wainwright Households and Families

Wainwright Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wainwright Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.4%30.6%
Male68%32%
All61.1%38.9%
Female54.8%45.2%
Non Family46.2%53.8%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1313.6661.1
Married495.1669.4
Female313.5554.8
Non Family26046.2
Male253.668

4.01

Average Family Size

3.66

Average Household Size

13.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wainwright Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade175.99%
9th to 12th Grade3110.92%
High School Graduate13246.48%
Some College8228.87%
Associates Degree82.82%
Bachelors Degree93.17%
Graduate Degree51.76%
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Wainwright Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American2371898
White33333
Multiple Races12121
Hispanic332

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 66.67%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,750$58,036$30,000
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$28,750$36,250$25,833
Some College$69,688$81,563$43,750
Bachelors Degree$48,750$$48,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$44,750

Average Earnings

$58,036

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

Wainwright Language

Wainwright Language by Age

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Wainwright Language

64.84% of Wainwright residents speak only English, while 35.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 34.51% of the population.

Wainwright Poverty

Wainwright Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4356615.17%
Multiple2813.57%

13.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.94%

Male Poverty Rate

12.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wainwright

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wainwright is Native, with 15.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wainwright is Multiple, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.36%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.33%
High School9.85%
Some College5.56%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.63%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed6.25%
Male Employed4.00%

Wainwright Income

Wainwright Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,563$75,292
Families$75,313$81,881
Married Families$91,250-
Non Families$7,500$20,238
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Wainwright Marital Status

Wainwright Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

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 45-54.

Wainwright Marital Status by Race

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Wainwright Veterans

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15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War3
Korea2
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745
75+4
35 to 543
18 to 343
55 to 64
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian114.03%
White411.43%

Wainwright Veterans by Education

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6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wainwright Employment Status

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

14.7%

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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91.93%

Born in Alaska

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 91.93% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020610101.67%
2019600101.69%
201859020.34%
2017588101.73%
2016578-8-1.37%
201558620.34%
2014584-1-0.17%
201358581.39%
2012577111.94%
201156671.25%
20105590.00%