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%

Key findings

  • 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
  • In Kotzebue 1.25% of the population is Asian

Compare Kotzebue, AK Demographics


      Kotzebue population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Kotzebue age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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