Lakes demographics profile

StatisticLakesAlaskaNational
Population8,944736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)712191
Median age36.433.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%48%43%
Speak English94%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Lakes, AK has a population of 8,944 and is the 4,289th largest city in the United States. The population density is 712 per sq mi which is 64596% higher than the Alaska average and 685% higher than the national average. The median age in Lakes is 36 which is approximately 8% higher than the Alaska average of 34. In Lakes, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 38% of Lakes residents were born in Alaska, 57% 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 Lakes is 64596% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Lakes is 8% higher than Alaska.
  • In Lakes 81.63% of the population is White.
  • In Lakes 1.01% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lakes 1.62% of the population is Asian.

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Lakes population breakdown by race

RaceLakesAlaskaNational
White81.63%65.62%73.35%
Black or African American1.01%3.32%12.63%
Asian1.62%6.00%5.22%
American Indian5.40%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.17%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race9.93%8.46%3.06%
Other race0.25%1.34%4.75%
In Lakes, 3.9% 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 Lakes, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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