Mentasta Lake demographics profile

StatisticMentasta LakeAlaskaNational
Population density (sq mi)1191
Median age32.533.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.6:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%48%43%
Speak English79%84%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%
Mentasta Lake, AK has a population of 181 and is the 24,897th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1 per sq mi which is 45% lower than the Alaska average and 99% lower than the national average. The median age in Mentasta Lake is 33 which is approximately 3% lower than the Alaska average of 34. In Mentasta Lake, 38% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 79% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 99% of Mentasta Lake residents were born in Alaska, 1% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Mentasta Lake is 45% lower than Alaska.
  • The median age in Mentasta Lake is 3% lower than Alaska.
  • In Mentasta Lake 0.00% of the population is White.
  • In Mentasta Lake 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mentasta Lake 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Mentasta Lake population breakdown by race

RaceMentasta LakeAlaskaNational
Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
American Indian95.03%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race4.97%8.46%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.34%4.75%
In Mentasta Lake, 0.0% 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 Mentasta Lake, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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