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Aniak, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Aniak had a population of 510 as of July 1, 2016. Aniak ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Aniak is located at latitude 61.578 and longitude -159.5287 in Bethel (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Aniak (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.42 sq. miles and a water area of 2.38 sq. miles. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 49 feet.

The City of Aniak (GNIS ID: 2419357) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Aniak is located within the Aniak Census Subarea of Bethel (CA) Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Aniak population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Aniak: Aniyak, Anyaraq.

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Aniak, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 510
Population in Households 510
Population in Familes 437
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $218,750
Average Home Value $240,802


Median Household Income $51,040
Average Household Income $63,037
Per Capita Income $19,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.47%
Households 0.38% 0.47%
Families 0.4% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Aniak, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aniak to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 119 67th
Population Density1 # 80 78th
Diversity Index2 # 132 63rd
Median Household Income # 149 58th
Per Capita Income # 251 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.