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Nanwalek, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Nanwalek Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kenai Peninsula Borough at latitude 59.3564 and longitude -151.9208. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 95 feet.

The formal official name is the Nanwalek Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Nanwalek, Alaska.

The U5 Census Class Code for Nanwalek indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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

Nanwalek Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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Nanwalek, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 267
Population in Households 267
Population in Familes 203
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 65
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 58
Average Household Size 4.6
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 6

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 78 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $337,500
Average Home Value $551,282
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,490
Average Household Income $55,889
Per Capita Income $22,074
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.18% 1.03%
Households 1.26% 1.01%
Families -6.7% 1.12%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   3.55%
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, 2014 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 # 173 51st
Population Density1 # 130 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 32 91st
Median Household Income # 289 19th
Per Capita Income # 180 49th

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