Population, Race and Ethnicity
Port Clarence is a Census-designated place in Nome Census Area, Alaska, with a population of 43. According to the most recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, 100.00% of residents identify as white, 0.00% as Black or African American, 0.00% as American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.00% as Asian, 0.00% as Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 0.00% as Hispanic or Latino, and 0.00% as some other race or combination of races.
Nationally, some 61.1% of Americans identify as white, 12.3% as Black or African American, 0.7% as American Indian or Alaska Native, 5.4% as Asian, 0.2% as Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 17.8% as Hispanic or Latino, and 2.6% as some other race or combination of races.
Census respondents are also asked to report ancestry. Some of the most commonly reported ancestries in Port Clarence include British, Scandinavian, and Scotch-Irish. Measured by location quotient — comparing the Census-designated place share to the national share — some of the most highly concentrated ancestries in Census-designated place are Scandinavian, British, and Scotch-Irish.
The population of Port Clarence is younger than the United States as a whole. The median age is 21.6 years, 16.3 years less than the national median age of 37.9 years. An estimated 0.00% of the population is 65 years and over, compared to 15.2% of the U.S. population.
English is by far the most commonly spoken language in Alaska and across the U.S. as a whole. Similarly, in Port Clarence, 100% of local residents aged 5 and up speak English exclusively, or, if they are multilingual, speak English very well. For context, 95.1% of the 5 and older population across Alaska only speaks English, or speak it very well, and 91.5% of the same age group nationwide do.
Residents of Port Clarence are less likely than the typical American to be married. Of all local residents aged 15 and older, 0% are currently married, compared to 48.1% of Americans nationwide in the same age group. Across Alaska as a whole, 48.9% of residents 15 and older are married.
Divorce is far less common in Port Clarence than it is across the U.S. as a whole. According to Census estimates, 0% of residents 15 and older are divorced — compared to 10.8% of the U.S. population in the same age group. In Alaska, 11.6% of the 15 and older population is divorced.
An estimated 100% of Port Clarence residents 15 and older have never married, compared to one-third of all Americans in the same age group.
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