Unalakleet, AK

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2020 Population
768
8.63% 1-year growth
US Senator
Lisa Murkowski
Republican Party
US Senator
Dan Sullivan
Republican Party
US Representative
Don Young
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
37.9
6.42% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
9.03%
22.8% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$84,375
20.5% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$116,700
5.04% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Unalakleet, AK had a population of 768 people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $84,375. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Unalakleet, AK grew from 707 to 768, a 8.63% increase and its median household income grew from $70,000 to $84,375, a 20.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Unalakleet, AK are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (57.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (19.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (19%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.91%), and White (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Unalakleet, AK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

81.5% of the residents in Unalakleet, AK are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Unalakleet, AK was $116,700, and the homeownership rate was 59.4%.

Most people in Unalakleet, AK walked to work, and the average commute time was 5.64 minutes. The average car ownership in Unalakleet, AK was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Unalakleet, AK is home to a population of 768 people, from which 81.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 19% of Unalakleet, AK residents were born outside of the country (146 people).

In 2020, there were 2.97 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (443 people) in Unalakleet, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 149 White (Non-Hispanic) and 146 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

81.5%
2020 Citizenship
82.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 81.5% of Unalakleet, AK residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Unalakleet, AK was 82.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Unalakleet, AK
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    443 ± 117
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    149 ± 81
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    146 ± 297
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2020, there were 2.97 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (443 people) in Unalakleet, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 149 White (Non-Hispanic) and 146 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0% of the people in Unalakleet, AK are hispanic (0 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

19%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
146 people
17.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
123 people

As of 2020, 19% of Unalakleet, AK residents (146 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Unalakleet, AK was 17.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    22 ± 19
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5 ± 11
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1 ± 10

Unalakleet, AK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Unalakleet, AK employs 399 people. The largest industries in Unalakleet, AK are Educational Services (150 people), Accommodation & Food Services (78 people), and Manufacturing (73 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($82,143), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($81,607), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($71,250).

Occupations

399
2020 Value
± 229
15.3%
1 Year growth
± 70.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Unalakleet, AK grew at a rate of 15.3%, from 346 employees to 399 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Unalakleet, AK, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (85 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (80 people), and Production Occupations (70 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Unalakleet, AK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

399
2020 Value
± 229
15.3%
1 Year growth
± 70.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Unalakleet, AK grew at a rate of 15.3%, from 346 employees to 399 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Unalakleet, AK, are Educational Services (150 people), Accommodation & Food Services (78 people), and Manufacturing (73 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Unalakleet, AK, though some of these residents may live in Unalakleet, AK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,625
Median earning men ± $77,655
$24,722
Median earning women ± $59,700

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($86,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,000), and Public Administration ($58,462).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($97,708), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($59,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,625).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Alaska. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alaska.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $10.1B
  2. $7.84B
  3. $4.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Alaska product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $10.1B, followed by Electronics ($7.84B) and Meat/seafood ($4.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alaska products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$41.8B
2020 Value in Alaska
$68.3B
Projected 2050 Value in Alaska
63.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Alaska trade was $41.8B. This is expected to increase 63.4% to $68.3B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alaska trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $10.4B
  2. $3.24B
  3. $1.15B

In 2020, the top outbound Alaska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $10.4B, followed by Washington with $3.24B and Texas and $1.15B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alaska shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are the senators currently representing the state of Alaska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Unalakleet, AK is currently represented by Don Young in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alaska

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Lisa Murkowski
Senator from Alaska3
Assumed office on December 20, 2002
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of her father Frank Murkowski, who was elected List of Governors of Alaska|Governor of Alaska.
Dan Sullivan
Senator from Alaska2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are the senators currently representing Alaska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Unalakleet, AK

Don Young
Alaska at-large Representative
Republican Party

Unalakleet, AK is currently represented by Don Young (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Unalakleet, AK have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.319% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.388% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (165k), Some college (154k), and Bachelors Degree (95.3k).

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The median property value in Unalakleet, AK was $116,700 in 2020, which is 0.508 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $111,100 to $116,700, a 5.04% increase. The homeownership rate in Unalakleet, AK is 59.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Unalakleet, AK have an average commute time of 5.64 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in Unalakleet, AK is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$116,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$31,460
$92
Median Property Taxes
±$37

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Unalakleet, AK the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

59.4%
Homeownership
2020
51.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 59.4% of the housing units in Unalakleet, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.5%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Unalakleet, AK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$84,375
Median Household Income
± $20,792
155
Number of Households
± 32

In 2020, the median household income of the 155 households in Unalakleet, AK grew to $84,375 from the previous year's value of $70,000.

The following chart displays the households in Unalakleet, AK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Unalakleet, AK is from Alaska.
0.435
2020 Wage GINI in Alaska
0.44
2019 Wage GINI in Alaska

In 2020, the income inequality in Alaska was 0.435 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.22% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Alaska was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alaska in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Walked (73.1%)
  2. Drove Alone (14.4%)
  3. Other (5.74%)

In 2020, 73.1% of workers in Unalakleet, AK walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (14.4%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (5.74%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

5.64 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Unalakleet, AK have a shorter commute time (5.64 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Unalakleet, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Unalakleet, AK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Unalakleet, AK have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.03% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Unalakleet, AK (67 out of 742 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Unalakleet, AK is Native American, followed by White and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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79.3% of the population of Unalakleet, AK has health coverage, with 41.4% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 4.82% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.13% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Alaska was $11,064 in 2014. This is a 6.1% increase from the previous year ($10,428).

Primary care physicians in Nome Census Area, AK see 1001 patients per year on average, which represents a 9.17% decrease from the previous year (1102 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1000 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 110 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Alaska, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,001 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nome Census Area, AK

Primary care physicians in Nome Census Area, AK see an average of 1,001 patients per year. This represents a 9.17% decrease from the previous year (1,102 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Alaska across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.9% under 18 years, 21.7% between 18 and 34 years, 44.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 40.6% were men and 59.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

20.7%
Uninsured
41.4%
Employer Coverage
20.6%
Medicaid
4.82%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.13%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Unalakleet, AK declined by 13.4% from 23.9% to 20.7%.

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