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Halibut Cove, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Halibut Cove Census Designated Place had a population of 79 as of July 1, 2016. Halibut Cove ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Halibut Cove is located at latitude 59.5696 and longitude -151.2238 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Halibut Cove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.32 sq. miles and a water area of 3.17 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Halibut Cove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418607) 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 Halibut Cove 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 Halibut 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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Halibut Cove, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 79
Population in Households 79
Population in Familes 60
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24 (14.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (78.9%)
Median Home Value $218,750
Average Home Value $257,609


Median Household Income $36,983
Average Household Income $57,803
Per Capita Income $22,928
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.5%
Households 0.46% 0.57%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.

Halibut Cove, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Halibut 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 # 268 25th
Population Density1 # 201 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 32 92nd
Median Household Income # 273 23rd
Per Capita Income # 202 43rd

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