Knik River demographics profile

StatisticKnik RiverAlaskaNational
Population density (sq mi)9191
Median age40.333.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1833%48%43%
Speak English94%84%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%
Knik River, AK has a population of 757 and is the 16,975th largest city in the United States. The population density is 9 per sq mi which is 743% higher than the Alaska average and 90% lower than the national average. The median age in Knik River is 40 which is approximately 20% higher than the Alaska average of 34. In Knik River, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 36% of Knik River residents were born in Alaska, 60% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Knik River is 743% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Knik River is 20% higher than Alaska.
  • In Knik River 91.55% of the population is White.
  • In Knik River 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Knik River 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Knik River population breakdown by race

RaceKnik RiverAlaskaNational
Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
American Indian3.30%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race5.15%8.46%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.34%4.75%
In Knik River, 3.4% 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 Knik River, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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