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Stony River, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Stony River Census Designated Place had a population of 55 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Stony River is located at latitude 61.7931 and longitude -156.587 in Bethel (CA) Borough. 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. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 249 feet.

The Stony River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419237) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Stony River Census Designated Place is located within the Aniak 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 Stony River 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 Stony River: Moose Creek, Moose Village, Stony River Village.

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


Total Population 55
Population in Households 54
Population in Familes 40
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 37


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


Total Housing Units 27 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $229,545


Median Household Income $31,967
Average Household Income $56,512
Per Capita Income $20,162
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.36%
Households 0.0% 0.98%
Families 4.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   5.44%
Per Capita Income   0.43%
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, 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 # 291 18th
Population Density1 # 169 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 164 54th
Median Household Income # 312 12th
Per Capita Income # 225 37th

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