Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Population 2021

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska's estimated population is 9,284 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska is the 12th largest county inAlaska. The 2010 Population was 9,657 and has seen a growth of -3.86% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,284410.44%
20209,243410.45%
20199,202410.45%
20189,161-59-0.64%
20179,220-94-1.01%
20169,314-5-0.05%
20159,319-159-1.68%
20149,478-303-3.10%
20139,781470.48%
20129,734-6-0.06%
20119,740830.86%
20109,657-295-2.96%
19909,9521,60419.21%
19808,3485,250169.46%
19703,0982548.93%
19602,8440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.44% (41)
State
2010 Population
9,657
Growth Since 2010
-3.86% (-373)
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Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,63371.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,28613.91%
Two or More Races6597.13%
Asian3764.07%
Some Other Race1962.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander580.63%
Black or African American350.38%
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Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Population by Race

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Population Pyramid $2021

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Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Median Age

38.1


Total

38.9


Male

37.6


Female

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Adults

There are 7,087 adults, (1,134 of whom are seniors) in Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska.

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

4,398

47.58%

Male

4,845

52.42%

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Population by Age

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male46.1%53.9%
Non Family67%33%
All74.6%25.4%
Female75.3%24.7%
Married82.7%17.3%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1772.8374.6
Married1,6593.4382.7
Non Family1,1961.3867
Female1704.7375.3
Male1525.6146.1

3.55

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade540.83%
9th to 12th Grade2463.80%
High School Graduate1,99730.82%
Some College1,75227.04%
Associates Degree4336.68%
Bachelors Degree1,07216.54%
Graduate Degree92614.29%
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Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,7914,6671,780
Native American87579861
Asian30226959
Hispanic26820437
2+ Races18117928
Other Race16610433
Islander2523
Black1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.15%.

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,467$60,778$36,178
Less Than 9th Grade$23,558$25,163$
High School Graduate$26,250$59,063$19,021
Some College$53,643$63,790$38,382
Bachelors Degree$43,958$51,731$36,924
Graduate Degree$90,059$103,650$77,451

$49,467

Average Earnings

$60,778

Average Male

$36,178

Average Female

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Language by Age

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Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Language

89.76% of Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 10.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.37% of the population.

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Language

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,3473635.72%
Native1,27727721.69%
Multiple654568.56%
Islander58813.79%
Asian37371.88%
Hispanic46230.65%
Other17431.72%

7.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.31%

Male Poverty Rate

7.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska is Native, with 21.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska is Hispanic, with 0.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.67%.

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School11.73%
Less Than 9th Grade9.22%
Some College4.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.43%
Male Unemployed46.36%
Male Employed4.52%
Female Employed3.47%

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,867$96,106
Families$99,102$111,568
Married Families$110,176-
Non Families$48,556$67,349
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Income by Household Type

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska 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.

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Marital Status

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909

Number of Veterans

802

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War319
Vietnam288
First Gulf War226
Korea10
World War II2

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64250
35 to 54236
18 to 34205
65 to 74167
75+51

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White81415.85%
Hispanic11737.86%
Native American504.83%
Other Race2414.46%
2+ Races166.53%
Asian41.31%
Black17.69%

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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8.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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71%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Employment by Age

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Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska Employment by Race

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Valdez-Cordova 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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42.74%

Born in Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska

93.44%

Native Born

6.56%

Foreign Born

3.94%

Non Citizen

2.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.44% of Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 42.74% having been born in Alaska. 3.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Valdez-Cordova 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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