Cooper Landing, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cooper Landing, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Cooper Landing Census Designated Place had a population of 301 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cooper Landing is located at latitude 60.4951 and longitude -149.8443 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Cooper Landing Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 65.76 sq. miles and a water area of 4.09 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 407 feet.

The Cooper Landing Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418845) 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 Cooper Landing Census Designated Place is located within the Seward-Hope 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 Cooper Landing 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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Cooper Landing, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 301
Population in Households 295
Population in Familes 214
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (29.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 (59.3%)
Median Home Value $296,667
Average Home Value $310,417


Median Household Income $73,883
Average Household Income $95,554
Per Capita Income $46,030
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.53%
Households 0.49% 0.36%
Families 0.88% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   0.92%
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.

Cooper Landing, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cooper Landing 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 # 165 54th
Population Density1 # 243 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 265 26th
Median Household Income # 48 87th
Per Capita Income # 7 98th

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