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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wainwrightwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wainwright
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.