|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Seward is 2,625. Seward, Alaska is the 6,674th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Seward was in 2000, when its population was 2,828. In 2000, Seward was the 6,079th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,674th largest city in the US. Seward is currently 7.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Seward has shrunk 7.1% since the year 2000. Seward, Alaska's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7506||Wrangell city and||2,055||-16.2%|
|6669||East Williston, New York||2,631||5.1%|
|6670||Pearl River, Louisiana||2,630||39.3%|
|6676||New Hope, Pennsylvania||2,624||16.2%|
|6680||Lake Arthur, Louisiana||2,622||-12.6%|
The total voting age population of Seward, Alaska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,014. The voting age population is 63.5% male and 36.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.1% of the residents of Seward are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Seward are 68.3% White, 13.2% American Indian, 7.8% Asian, 5.8% Two or more races, 2.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 2.4% Black. Additionally, 9.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Seward, 12.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.1%. On a per-household basis, 8.2% of families are below the poverty line in Seward.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.0% of Seward residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.8% of Seward residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.9% have a bachelor's degree and 3.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Seward residents aged 5 and older, 18.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 8.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Seward is 7.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Seward, 27.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Seward is $73,611.
In Seward, 49.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.2% of housing units in Seward.
Of all the housing units in Seward, 15.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Seward, 7.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Seward is $983.
In Seward, 91.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.