Healy, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Healy, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Healy Census Designated Place had a population of 1,033 as of July 1, 2017. Healy ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Healy is located at latitude 63.9596 and longitude -148.9708 in Denali Borough. The formal boundaries for the Healy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 686.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Denali Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,319 feet.

The Healy Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418612) 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 Healy Census Designated Place is located within the Denali Census Subarea of Denali 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 Healy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Healy: Dry Creek, Healey Fork, Healy Fork.

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Healy, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,033
Daytime Population: Workers 136
Daytime Population: Residents 234
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 370
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.36
Population in Households 1,025
Population in Familes 751
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $80,175
Average Household Income $97,032
Per Capita Income $43,773


Total Housing Units 748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 313 (41.8%)
Median Home Value $247,727
Average Home Value $244,304


Total Households 435
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 230
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.27%
Households 0.03% 0.18%
Families -1.41% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Healy, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Healy to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 67 81st
Population Density # 291 18th
Diversity Index # 223 38th
Median Household Income # 25 93rd
Per Capita Income # 20 95th

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