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Nunam Iqua, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Nunam Iqua had a population of 194 as of July 1, 2016. Nunam Iqua ranks in 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 Nunam Iqua is located at latitude 62.5065 and longitude -164.9004 in Kusilvak (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Nunam Iqua (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.13 sq. miles and a water area of 6.35 sq. miles. Kusilvak (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 0 feet.

The City of Nunam Iqua (GNIS ID: 2419441) 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 Nunam Iqua 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 Nunam Iqua 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 Nunam Iqua: Sheldon Point, Sheldons Point, Sheldon's Point.

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


Total Population 194
Population in Households 194
Population in Familes 175
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 4.41
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $149,242


Median Household Income $37,013
Average Household Income $58,312
Per Capita Income $13,173
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.81%
Households 0.37% 0.89%
Families 0.0% 0.53%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   0.65%
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.

Nunam Iqua, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nunam Iqua 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 # 200 44th
Population Density1 # 176 51st
Diversity Index2 # 332 6th
Median Household Income # 272 23rd
Per Capita Income # 325 8th

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