Eek, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Eek, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Eek had a population of 307 as of July 1, 2017. Eek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eek is located at latitude 60.2142 and longitude -162.0304 in Bethel (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Eek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 0 feet.

The City of Eek (GNIS ID: 2419380) 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 Eek is located within the Lower Kuskokwim 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 Eek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eek: Ekvicuaq, Iik, Ik.

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Eek, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 307
Daytime Population: Workers 13
Daytime Population: Residents 211
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 224
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 307
Population in Familes 276
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 337
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $39,574
Average Household Income $53,103
Per Capita Income $13,768


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $166,096


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 3.27
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.5% 0.52%
Households 0.45% 0.63%
Families 2.18% 0.26%
Median Household Income   5.01%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Eek, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eek to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 163 54th
Population Density # 24 94th
Diversity Index # 343 3rd
Median Household Income # 263 26th
Per Capita Income # 300 16th

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