Kwethluk, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Kwethluk, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Kwethluk had a population of 732 as of July 1, 2016. Kwethluk 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 Kwethluk is located at latitude 60.7932 and longitude -161.4314 in Bethel (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Kwethluk (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.06 sq. miles and a water area of 1.56 sq. miles. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Kwethluk (GNIS ID: 2419420) 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 Kwethluk 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 Kwethluk 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 Kwethluk: Kuiggluk, Kuilkhlogamute, Kuilkluk, Kuljkhlugamute, Kwiklak, Kwithluk, Quithlock, Quithlook.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 732
Population in Households 732
Population in Familes 655
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 176
Average Household Size 4.16
Family Households 139
Average Family Size 5

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $156,818
Average Home Value $186,966
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,895
Average Household Income $57,907
Per Capita Income $14,246
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.38%
Households 0.37% 0.45%
Families 0.23% 0.29%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Kwethluk, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kwethluk 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 # 87 76th
Population Density1 # 87 76th
Diversity Index2 # 320 10th
Median Household Income # 245 31st
Per Capita Income # 299 16th

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