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Stony River, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Stony River Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bethel (CA) Borough at latitude 61.7931 and longitude -156.587. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 249 feet.

The formal official name is the Stony River Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Stony River, Alaska.

The U5 Census Class Code for Stony River indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Stony River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.08 sq. miles and a water area of 1.78 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stony River: Moose Creek, Moose Village, Stony River Village.

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


Total Population 55
Population in Households 54
Population in Familes 41
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 20
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $136,364


Median Household Income $29,332
Average Household Income $46,738
Per Capita Income $17,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.43% 0.72%
Households 0.0% 0.98%
Families 6.37% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   4.17%
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.


Stony River, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stony River 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 # 291 18th
Population Density1 # 169 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 173 51st
Median Household Income # 315 12th
Per Capita Income # 236 34th

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