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Port Lions, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Port Lions had a population of 201 as of July 1, 2016. Port Lions 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 Port Lions is located at latitude 57.8776 and longitude -152.8658 in Kodiak Island Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Lions (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.38 sq. miles and a water area of 3.68 sq. miles. Kodiak Island Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 112 feet.

The City of Port Lions (GNIS ID: 2419454) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Port Lions is located within the Kodiak Island Census Subarea of Kodiak Island 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 Port Lions 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 Port Lions: Masiqsiraq.

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


Total Population 201
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 168
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $154,545
Average Home Value $152,500


Median Household Income $46,528
Average Household Income $64,564
Per Capita Income $24,130
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.2%
Households 0.21% 0.26%
Families 0.58% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.41%
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.

Port Lions, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Lions 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 # 195 45th
Population Density1 # 131 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 61 83rd
Median Household Income # 187 47th
Per Capita Income # 179 50th

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