Prudhoe Bay demographics profile

StatisticPrudhoe BayAlaskaNational
Population2,530736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7191
Median age49.033.637.7
Male/Female ratio4.8:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 18n/a48%43%
Speak English90%84%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%
Prudhoe Bay, AK has a population of 2,530 and is the 9,775th largest city in the United States. The population density is 7 per sq mi which is 507% higher than the Alaska average and 93% lower than the national average. The median age in Prudhoe Bay is 49 which is approximately 46% higher than the Alaska average of 34. In Prudhoe Bay, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 22% of Prudhoe Bay residents were born in Alaska, 70% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Prudhoe Bay is 507% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Prudhoe Bay is 46% higher than Alaska.
  • In Prudhoe Bay 83.83% of the population is White.
  • In Prudhoe Bay 1.26% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Prudhoe Bay 2.25% of the population is Asian.

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Prudhoe Bay population breakdown by race

RacePrudhoe BayAlaskaNational
White83.83%65.62%73.35%
Black or African American1.26%3.32%12.63%
Asian2.25%6.00%5.22%
American Indian6.64%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.24%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race4.27%8.46%3.06%
Other race1.50%1.34%4.75%
In Prudhoe Bay, 2.7% 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 Prudhoe Bay, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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