Cohoe, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cohoe, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Cohoe Census Designated Place had a population of 1,419 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cohoe is located at latitude 60.267 and longitude -151.2982 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Cohoe Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 69.79 sq. miles and a water area of 3.47 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Cohoe Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418842) 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 Cohoe Census Designated Place is located within the Kenai-Cook Inlet Census Subarea of Kenai Peninsula 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 Cohoe 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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Cohoe Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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


Total Population 1,419
Population in Households 1,418
Population in Familes 1,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 616
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 366
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 522 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $227,917
Average Home Value $262,380


Median Household Income $53,015
Average Household Income $73,790
Per Capita Income $32,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.46%
Households 0.42% 0.42%
Families -0.3% 0.22%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Cohoe, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cohoe 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 # 55 85th
Population Density1 # 159 55th
Diversity Index2 # 225 37th
Median Household Income # 136 62nd
Per Capita Income # 82 77th

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