Haines Borough AK Information


Haines Borough Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,533
Population in Households 2,533
Population in Familes 1,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 1,162
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 679
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 820 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 342 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 517 (30.8%)
Median Home Value $255,455
Average Home Value $282,713


Median Household Income $53,161
Average Household Income $71,440
Per Capita Income $32,773
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.09%
Households 0.18% -0.09%
Families -0.07% -0.24%
Median Household Income   -0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.


Haines Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Haines Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents 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 # 22 28th
Population Density1 # 13 55th
Diversity Index2 # 22 28th
Median Household Income # 24 21st
Per Capita Income # 17 45th

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