Mosquito Lake, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mosquito Lake, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Mosquito Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 312 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mosquito Lake is located at latitude 59.4746 and longitude -136.1981 in Haines Borough. The formal boundaries for the Mosquito Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 76.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Haines Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 308 feet.

The Mosquito Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418718) 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 Mosquito Lake Census Designated Place is located within the Haines Census Subarea of Haines 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 Mosquito Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 312
Population in Households 312
Population in Familes 234
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 139
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $194,697
Average Home Value $281,651


Median Household Income $45,392
Average Household Income $62,201
Per Capita Income $28,853
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% -0.06%
Households 0.12% 0.0%
Families -0.37% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Mosquito Lake, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mosquito Lake 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 # 162 55th
Population Density1 # 249 30th
Diversity Index2 # 182 49th
Median Household Income # 199 44th
Per Capita Income # 134 62nd

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