Mekoryuk, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mekoryuk, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Mekoryuk had a population of 194 as of July 1, 2016. Mekoryuk ranks in 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 Mekoryuk is located at latitude 60.3708 and longitude -166.2668 in Bethel (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Mekoryuk (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Mekoryuk (GNIS ID: 2419426) 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 Mekoryuk 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 Mekoryuk 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 Mekoryuk: Koot, McKorryok, Mekorryok, Mekoryok, Mekoyruk.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 194
Population in Households 194
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $180,000
Average Home Value $183,333
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,962
Average Household Income $60,764
Per Capita Income $14,403
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.41%
Households 0.45% 0.28%
Families 5.83% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
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.

Mekoryuk, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mekoryuk 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 # 201 44th
Population Density1 # 136 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 306 13th
Median Household Income # 213 41st
Per Capita Income # 294 17th

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