Happy Valley, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Happy Valley, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Happy Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 582 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Happy Valley is located at latitude 59.9104 and longitude -151.6082 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Happy Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 88.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 239 feet.

The Happy Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418610) 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 Happy Valley 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 Happy Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Happy Valley, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 582
Population in Households 582
Population in Familes 432
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 265
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 158
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 290 (52.3%)
Median Home Value $194,118
Average Home Value $231,881


Median Household Income $53,772
Average Household Income $70,168
Per Capita Income $32,426
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.17%
Households -0.26% -0.15%
Families -0.6% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   3.08%
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.

Happy Valley, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Happy Valley to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 104 71st
Population Density1 # 224 37th
Diversity Index2 # 160 55th
Median Household Income # 141 60th
Per Capita Income # 86 76th

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