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Ninilchik, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Ninilchik Census Designated Place had a population of 919 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ninilchik is located at latitude 60.0617 and longitude -151.4065 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Ninilchik Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 207.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Ninilchik Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418748) 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 Ninilchik 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 Ninilchik 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 Ninilchik: Maunona, Munina, Nihnalchint, Ninilchick.

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


Total Population 919
Population in Households 919
Population in Familes 681
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 423
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 347 (34.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 575 (57.6%)
Median Home Value $203,000
Average Home Value $245,905


Median Household Income $52,970
Average Household Income $72,052
Per Capita Income $32,841
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.52%
Households 0.42% 0.42%
Families 0.19% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Ninilchik, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ninilchik 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 # 75 79th
Population Density1 # 245 31st
Diversity Index2 # 163 54th
Median Household Income # 138 61st
Per Capita Income # 80 78th

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