|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Valdez is 3,907. Valdez, Alaska is the 5,494th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Valdez was in 1990, when its population was 4,068. In 1990, Valdez was the 4,663rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,494th largest city in the US. Valdez is currently 4.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Valdez has shrunk 3.6% since the year 2000. Valdez, Alaska's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5489||Oaklyn, New Jersey||3,913||-6.2%|
|5493||Saugerties, New York||3,907||0.0%|
|5495||Wingate, North Carolina||3,907||60.9%|
|5496||Sullivan City, Texas||3,905||-2.5%|
|5500||Norwood Young America, Minnesota||3,896||24.6%|
The total voting age population of Valdez, Alaska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,988. The voting age population is 53.8% male and 46.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.4% of the residents of Valdez are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Valdez are 88.5% White, 4.4% Two or more races, 3.8% Other, 2.3% American Indian, 0.9% Asian and 0.1% Black. Additionally, 7.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Valdez, 8.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.0%. On a per-household basis, 13.6% of families are below the poverty line in Valdez.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.7% of Valdez residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.1% of Valdez residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 34.1% have a bachelor's degree and 22.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Valdez residents aged 5 and older, 7.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Valdez is 1.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Valdez, 34.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Valdez is $85,085.
In Valdez, 79.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 20.2% of housing units in Valdez.
In Valdez, 15.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 270 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Valdez is $1,192.
In Valdez, 77.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.