Shungnak, Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska

Shungnak: City in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States

About

Shungnak is a city located in the county of Northwest Arctic Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 262 and a population density of 10 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 267 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Shungnak

Population : 267 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Northwest Arctic Borough
Postal code : 99773
Phone Area Codes : 99773
Area : 25.68 km2
Water as percent of area : 10.05%
Land as percent of area : 89.95%
Altitude : 144 feet / 44 meters
Time Zone : Alaska Time Zone
Local time : 21:13:24 (1st December 2022)
Density : 10 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.87% (2010-2020)

Geography

Shungnak is located at 66°53'17"N 157°8'11"W (66.8880600, -157.1363900).

Shungnak map

Demographics

The population of Shungnak increased by 1.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 262 - census
2011 268 2.24% estimation process
2012 268 0% estimation process
2013 269 0.37% estimation process
2014 270 0.37% estimation process
2015 272 0.74% estimation process
2016 269 -1.12% estimation process
2017 272 1.1% estimation process
2018 268 -1.49% estimation process
2019 264 -1.52% estimation process
2020 267 1.12% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,474
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,885
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,005
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,879
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 14.2%
People over 65 (%) : 16.9%
Female persons, % : 54.7%
White only, percent : 69.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 20.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 9.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 68.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 358
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.1%

Shungnak zip code is 99773. County name: Northwest Arctic, County fips: 02188

Isinnaq, Nuurviuraq, SHG, Shungnak

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $72,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $837
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $333
2015-2019 median gross rent : $600
2015-2019 Households : 2,261
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.19
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 66.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 78.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,807
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 74,345
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 150,597
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,480
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $30,398
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $16,307
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 534
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 194
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 227
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 54
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 438
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 425
2010 population per square mile : 586.7
2010 land area in square miles : 13.43

Post offices near Shungnak

Post Office Name City ZIP
Shungnak Post Office Shungnak (AK) 99773
Kobuk Post Office Kobuk (AK) 99751
Ambler Post Office Ambler (AK) 99786

Other cities in Northwest Arctic Borough

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City Name Population Title
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Noorvik 679 City in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States
Buckland 422 City in Alaska, USA
Kivalina 379 Alaska town facing tundra erosion
Kiana 338 City in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States
Kobuk 153 City in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States
Deering 123 City in Alaska