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Naknek, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Naknek Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bristol Bay Borough at latitude 58.7876 and longitude -156.8925. Bristol Bay Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 30 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Naknek 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 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.

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


Total Population 528
Population in Households 528
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 227
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (25.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 233 (50.7%)
Median Home Value $295,652
Average Home Value $354,095


Median Household Income $88,296
Average Household Income $91,972
Per Capita Income $40,149
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.7% -1.2%
Households -0.41% -1.08%
Families -1.21% -1.4%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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, 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 # 114 68th
Population Density1 # 229 36th
Diversity Index2 # 19 95th
Median Household Income # 13 97th
Per Capita Income # 11 97th

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