Koliganek, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Koliganek, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Koliganek Census Designated Place had a population of 215 as of July 1, 2016. Koliganek ranks in the lower 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 Koliganek is located at latitude 59.6966 and longitude -157.2249 in Dillingham (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Koliganek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Dillingham (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 154 feet.

The Koliganek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418668) 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 Koliganek Census Designated Place is located within the Dillingham Census Subarea of Dillingham (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 Koliganek 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 Koliganek: Kah-lig-y-nak, Kakuak, Kalignak, Qalirneq.

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


Total Population 215
Population in Households 215
Population in Familes 192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 3.84
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $182,237


Median Household Income $45,624
Average Household Income $61,643
Per Capita Income $14,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.46%
Households 0.29% 0.35%
Families -0.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
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.

Koliganek, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Koliganek 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 # 191 46th
Population Density1 # 189 47th
Diversity Index2 # 292 18th
Median Household Income # 192 46th
Per Capita Income # 285 20th

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