Big Lake demographics profile

StatisticBig LakeAlaskaNational
Population3,552736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)31191
Median age39.633.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%48%43%
Speak English96%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Big Lake, AK has a population of 3,552 and is the 7,976th largest city in the United States. The population density is 31 per sq mi which is 2700% higher than the Alaska average and 66% lower than the national average. The median age in Big Lake is 40 which is approximately 18% higher than the Alaska average of 34. In Big Lake, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 43% of Big Lake residents were born in Alaska, 55% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Big Lake is 2700% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Big Lake is 18% higher than Alaska.
  • In Big Lake 82.88% of the population is White.
  • In Big Lake 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Big Lake 0.62% of the population is Asian.

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Big Lake population breakdown by race

RaceBig LakeAlaskaNational
White82.88%65.62%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.62%6.00%5.22%
American Indian5.41%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.17%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race10.92%8.46%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.34%4.75%
In Big Lake, 4.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Big Lake, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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