Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Population 2022

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska's estimated population is 7,402 with a growth rate of -0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northwest Arctic County, Alaska is the 15th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 Population was 7,560 and has seen a growth of -2.09% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19603,5600.00%
19704,43487424.55%
19804,8313978.95%
19906,1131,28226.54%
20107,5601,44723.67%
20117,7051451.92%
20127,7050.00%
20137,725200.26%
20147,772470.61%
20157,7720.00%
20167,691-81-1.04%
20177,7951041.35%
20187,694-101-1.30%
20197,621-73-0.95%
20207,548-73-0.96%
20217,475-73-0.97%
20227,402-73-0.98%
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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White89711.64%
Black or African American781.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,31281.88%
Asian911.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.10%
Some Other Race170.22%
Two or More Races3063.97%
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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Population by Race

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2022

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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Median Age

28.5


Total

29


Male

27.3


Female

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Adults

There are 4,964 adults, (593 of whom are seniors) in Northwest Arctic County, Alaska.

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

3,487

45.23%

Male

4,222

54.77%

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Population by Age

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.7%33.3%
Female59.2%40.8%
All56.9%43.1%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Male43.4%56.6%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7954.0456.9
Married691566.7
Male2054.3343.4
Female4175.3159.2
Non Family4821.4646.5

4.76

Average Family Size

4.04

Average Household Size

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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2004.70%
9th to 12th Grade45810.77%
High School Graduate1,99446.91%
Some College75817.83%
Associates Degree2024.75%
Bachelors Degree3548.33%
Graduate Degree2856.70%
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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White678678410
Asian898648
2+ Races14614361
Hispanic10610643
Black585818
Other Race17172
Native American3,2172,56587

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 white people with a rate of 60.47%.

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,711$39,336$44,632
Less Than 9th Grade$14,931$14,327$17,500
High School Graduate$30,270$27,093$33,125
Some College$56,544$55,893$58,750
Bachelors Degree$81,667$85,982$68,250
Graduate Degree$79,479$78,250$80,278

$41,711

Average Earnings

$39,336

Average Male

$44,632

Average Female

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Language by Age

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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Language

66.46% of Northwest Arctic County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 33.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 29.63% of the population.

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Language

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander88100.00%
Native6,2621,72027.47%
Asian9177.69%
Multiple304216.91%
White796162.01%
Black7811.28%
OtherNaN%

23.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.38%

Male Poverty Rate

24.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northwest Arctic County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northwest Arctic County, Alaska is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northwest Arctic County, Alaska is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.86%.

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.99%
High School20.11%
Some College11.59%
Bachelors or Greater1.41%

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.12%
Male Unemployed34.21%
Female Employed7.42%
Female Unemployed45.56%

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,750$83,830
Families$62,049$84,173
Married Families$102,125$112,634
Non Families$53,929$71,441
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Income by Household Type

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Marital Status

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286

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War44
First Gulf War71
Vietnam126
Korea2
World War II

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 5490
55 to 6484
65 to 7482
75+19

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10914.53%
Black2237.93%
Native American1263.26%
Asian66.59%
Other Race847.06%
2+ Races158.57%
Hispanic3229.36%

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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8.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

16%

Unemployment Rate

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Employment by Age

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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Employment by Race

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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska 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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85.82%

Born in Northwest Arctic County, Alaska

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Northwest Arctic County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 85.82% having been born in Alaska. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Northwest Arctic County, Alaska Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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