Wainwright, Alaska Population 2022

581
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Wainwright is a city located in North Slope County Alaska. Wainwright has a 2020 population of 581. Wainwright is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually but its population has increased by 3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 559 in 2010.

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 $785 per month, and the median house value is $94,400. 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 581 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 581.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 559.

Wainwright, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White358.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native37686.04%
Two or More Races265.95%
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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

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
Male66.7%33.3%
Female62.5%37.5%
All61.9%38.1%
Non Family44.7%55.3%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wainwright Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1263.2861.9
Married444.7575
Male123.7566.7
Female323.0662.5
Non Family381.6144.7

3.76

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

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Wainwright Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade197.51%
9th to 12th Grade228.70%
High School Graduate11746.25%
Some College7328.85%
Associates Degree72.77%
Bachelors Degree51.98%
Graduate Degree103.95%
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Wainwright Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wainwright Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic444
White25254
2+ Races10101
Native American2141736

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,750$58,333$32,083
Less Than 9th Grade$15,625$$16,250
High School Graduate$29,375$39,167$
Some College$61,719$98,056$36,563
Bachelors Degree$46,875$$46,250
Graduate Degree$95,000$$95,000

$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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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native3624712.98%
OtherNaN%
Multiple26311.54%

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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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.27%
High School15.38%
Some College7.50%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wainwright Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.44%
Male Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed7.14%
Female Unemployed20.00%

Wainwright Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wainwright Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,167$73,278
Families$81,667$86,256
Married Families$91,250-
Non Families-$30,055
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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

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War3
Vietnam5
Korea
World War II

Wainwright Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341
35 to 545
55 to 641
65 to 744
75+1

Wainwright Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26.90%
Native American104.17%

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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105590.00%
201156671.25%
2012578122.12%
201358571.21%
2014584-1-0.17%
201558510.17%
2016576-9-1.54%
201758591.56%
201858940.68%
2019587-2-0.34%
2020585-2-0.34%
2021583-2-0.34%
2022581-2-0.34%

Wainwright Population by Year