Elfin Cove, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Elfin Cove, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Elfin Cove Census Designated Place had a population of 20 as of July 1, 2016. Elfin Cove 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 Elfin Cove is located at latitude 58.1912 and longitude -136.3125 in Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Elfin Cove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 184 feet.

The Elfin Cove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418572) 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 Elfin Cove Census Designated Place is located within the Hoonah-Angoon Census Subarea of Hoonah-Angoon (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 Elfin Cove 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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Elfin Cove, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20
Population in Households 20
Population in Familes 15
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 13
Average Household Size 1.54
Family Households 8
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 28 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10 (35.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (53.6%)
Median Home Value $275,000
Average Home Value $342,500


Median Household Income $60,354
Average Household Income $75,109
Per Capita Income $38,204
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 11.73% -2.64%
Median Household Income   4.44%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Elfin Cove, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elfin Cove 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 # 325 8th
Population Density1 # 280 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 222 38th
Median Household Income # 89 75th
Per Capita Income # 36 90th

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