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Naknek, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Naknek Census Designated Place had a population of 527 as of July 1, 2015. Naknek ranks in the upper 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 Naknek is located at latitude 58.7876 and longitude -156.8925 in Bristol Bay Borough. The formal boundaries for the Naknek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 81.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.66 sq. miles. Bristol Bay Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Naknek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418722) 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 Naknek Census Designated Place is located within the Bristol Bay Census Subarea of Bristol Bay 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 Naknek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Naknek: Fort Souworoff, Fort Suvaroff, Fort Suworof, Kinghiak, Kingiak, Kiniaak, Kiniak, Kinuiak, Libbyville, Nagnek, Nahnek, Nahnek Village, Naknak, Nakneq, Naugvik, Pawik, Suvarov, Suwarof, Suworof.

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Naknek Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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Naknek, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 527
Population in Households 527
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 226
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (25.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (50.9%)
Median Home Value $320,313
Average Home Value $372,609


Median Household Income $81,848
Average Household Income $97,211
Per Capita Income $42,142
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.6% -1.28%
Households -0.42% -1.18%
Families -0.98% -1.4%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.


Naknek, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Naknek to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 114 68th
Population Density1 # 228 36th
Diversity Index2 # 15 96th
Median Household Income # 15 96th
Per Capita Income # 11 97th

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