Kotzebue demographics profile

StatisticKotzebueAlaskaNational
Population3,288736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)133191
Median age28.833.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%48%43%
Speak English71%84%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Kotzebue, AK has a population of 3,288 and is the 8,348th largest city in the United States. The population density is 133 per sq mi which is 13216% higher than the Alaska average and 47% higher than the national average. The median age in Kotzebue is 29 which is approximately 14% lower than the Alaska average of 34. In Kotzebue, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 71% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 75% of Kotzebue residents were born in Alaska, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Kotzebue is 13216% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Kotzebue is 14% lower than Alaska.
  • In Kotzebue 21.50% of the population is White.
  • In Kotzebue 1.28% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Kotzebue 1.25% of the population is Asian.

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Kotzebue population breakdown by race

RaceKotzebueAlaskaNational
White21.50%65.62%73.35%
Black or African American1.28%3.32%12.63%
Asian1.25%6.00%5.22%
American Indian67.67%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race6.93%8.46%3.06%
Other race1.37%1.34%4.75%
In Kotzebue, 4.0% 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 Kotzebue, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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