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Emmonak, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Emmonak had a population of 789 as of July 1, 2016. Emmonak ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Emmonak is located at latitude 62.7852 and longitude -164.5663 in Kusilvak (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Emmonak (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.67 sq. miles and a water area of 1.48 sq. miles. Kusilvak (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Emmonak (GNIS ID: 2419384) 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 Emmonak is located within the of Kusilvak (CA) 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 Emmonak 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 Emmonak: Emanguk, Emonguk, Imangaq.

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


Total Population 789
Population in Households 789
Population in Familes 714
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 4.15
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $109,375
Average Home Value $148,571


Median Household Income $41,580
Average Household Income $56,456
Per Capita Income $13,201
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.87%
Households 0.43% 0.83%
Families 0.94% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   0.59%
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.

Emmonak, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emmonak 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 # 81 77th
Population Density1 # 72 80th
Diversity Index2 # 339 5th
Median Household Income # 228 36th
Per Capita Income # 321 10th

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