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Healy, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Healy Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Denali Borough at latitude 63.9596 and longitude -148.9708. Denali Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,319 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Healy 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 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.

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

Healy Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map


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


Total Population 1,063
Population in Households 1,055
Population in Familes 778
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 458
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 334 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 (38.9%)
Median Home Value $281,633
Average Home Value $323,204


Median Household Income $79,197
Average Household Income $97,486
Per Capita Income $44,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.95% 0.94%
Households 1.27% 0.98%
Families -1.13% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.


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, 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 # 65 82nd
Population Density1 # 294 18th
Diversity Index2 # 240 33rd
Median Household Income # 21 94th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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