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Nightmute, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Nightmute is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bethel (CA) Borough at latitude 60.4642 and longitude -164.8361. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 92 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Nightmute, but most people and references simply refer to it as Nightmute, Alaska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Nightmute indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Nightmute (see map below) encompass a land area of 97.08 sq. miles and a water area of 4.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nightmute: Negtemiut, Nichta, Nichtmut, Nighmute, Nightmut, Nigmuit, Nigmute, Nigtmuit, Nigtmute, Nikhta.

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Nightmute, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 285
Population in Households 285
Population in Familes 261
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 60
Average Household Size 4.75
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 5

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 63 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $143,750
Average Home Value $209,375
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,491
Average Household Income $54,091
Per Capita Income $12,655
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.76%
Households 0.4% 0.98%
Families -2.3% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.05%
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.

Nightmute, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nightmute to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 169 53rd
Population Density1 # 268 25th
Diversity Index2 # 302 15th
Median Household Income # 226 36th
Per Capita Income # 302 15th

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