Nanwalek, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nanwalek, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Nanwalek Census Designated Place had a population of 264 as of July 1, 2016. Nanwalek 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 Nanwalek is located at latitude 59.3265 and longitude -151.9239 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Nanwalek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 95 feet.

The Nanwalek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418726) 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 Nanwalek 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 Nanwalek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nanwalek: Alexander, Alexandro, Alexandrovek, Alexandrovsk, Anlexndro, English Bay, Odinochka.

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Nanwalek Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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


Total Population 264
Population in Households 264
Population in Familes 199
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 4.71
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 6


Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $216,667
Average Home Value $269,079


Median Household Income $36,166
Average Household Income $57,378
Per Capita Income $22,920
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.45%
Households 0.29% 0.35%
Families -5.05% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.

Nanwalek, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nanwalek 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 # 175 51st
Population Density1 # 132 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 27 93rd
Median Household Income # 280 21st
Per Capita Income # 203 43rd

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