Lake and Peninsula Borough AK Information


Lake and Peninsula Borough Subdivisions

Lake and Peninsula Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,635
Population in Households 1,598
Population in Familes 1,322
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 563
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 396
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 349 (23.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 939 (62.5%)
Median Home Value $184,028
Average Home Value $221,991


Median Household Income $47,269
Average Household Income $62,904
Per Capita Income $22,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% -0.3%
Households 0.29% -0.14%
Families 0.12% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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.


Lake and Peninsula Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake and Peninsula Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents 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 # 26 14th
Population Density1 # 27 14th
Diversity Index2 # 14 55th
Median Household Income # 27 10th
Per Capita Income # 24 21st

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