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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Shishmaref is 567. Shishmaref, Alaska is the 12,638th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Shishmaref was in 2020, when its population was 578. In 2020, Shishmaref was the 12,579th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,638th largest city in the US. Shishmaref is currently 1.9% smaller than it was in 2020.
Shishmaref has grown 1.2% since the 2000. Shishmaref, Alaska is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 69% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|12632||New Auburn, Wisconsin||568||1.0%|
|12635||Etna Green, Indiana||567||-14.9%|
|12637||Port Sanilac, Michigan||567||-13.9%|
|12643||Tripp, South Dakota||566||-20.5%|
The total voting age population of Shishmaref, Alaska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 301. The voting age population is 52.5% male and 47.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.0% of the residents of Shishmaref are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Shishmaref are 91.2% American Indian, 6.2% White, 2.2% Two or more races and 0.4% Black. Additionally, 0.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Shishmaref, 40.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 45.9%. On a per-household basis, 37.8% of families are below the poverty line in Shishmaref.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.8% of Shishmaref residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.5% of Shishmaref residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.7% have a bachelor's degree and 4.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Shishmaref residents aged 5 and older, 32.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Shishmaref is 21.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Shishmaref, 67.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Shishmaref is $38,125.
In Shishmaref, 66.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.8% of housing units in Shishmaref.
In Shishmaref, 12.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Shishmaref is $843.
In Shishmaref, 58.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.