Chefornak Bethel Census Area, Alaska

Chefornak: City in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States

About

Chefornak is a city located in the county of Bethel Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 418. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 466 inhabitants.

The city was created 48 years ago in 1973.

Chefornak Quick Facts

Population : 466 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Bethel Census Area
Postal code : 99561
Water as percent of area : 10.56%
Land as percent of area : 89.44%
Altitude : 0 feet / 0 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1974 (48 years ago)
Time Zone : Alaska Time Zone
Local time : 13:26:28 (26th September 2022)
Population growth : 10.3% (2010-2020)

Geography

Chefornak is located at 60°9'36"N 164°15'57"W (60.1600000, -164.2658300).

Chefornak map

Demographics

The population of Chefornak increased by 10.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 418 - census
2011 426 1.88% estimation process
2012 431 1.16% estimation process
2013 452 4.65% estimation process
2014 453 0.22% estimation process
2015 453 0% estimation process
2016 454 0.22% estimation process
2017 465 2.37% estimation process
2018 466 0.21% estimation process
2019 471 1.06% estimation process
2020 466 -1.07% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,586
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,080
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 8.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,325
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,080
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.6%
People over 65 (%) : 7.0%
Female persons, % : 47.2%
White only, percent : 24.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 64.2%
Asians alone % : 2.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 20.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 227
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 37.7%

Chefornak zip code is 99561. County name: Bethel, County fips: 02050

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 37.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $280,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,120
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $692
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,552
2015-2019 Households : 1,934
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.12
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 20.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,731
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 117,325
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,415
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $83,367
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,337
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 369
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 231
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 85
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 155
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 180
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 43
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 288
2010 population per square mile : 140.8
2010 land area in square miles : 43.18

Post offices near Chefornak

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chefornak Post Office Chefornak (AK) 99561

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