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Chignik Lagoon, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Chignik Lagoon Census Designated Place had a population of 78 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Chignik Lagoon is located at latitude 56.3046 and longitude -158.4985 in Lake and Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Chignik Lagoon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lake and Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Chignik Lagoon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418822) 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 Chignik Lagoon Census Designated Place is located within the Lake and Peninsula Census Subarea of Lake and 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 Chignik Lagoon 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 Chignik Lagoon: Nanwarnaq.

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Chignik Lagoon Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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


Total Population 78
Population in Households 73
Population in Familes 59
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 29
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 20
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (30.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (56.1%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $163,158


Median Household Income $47,571
Average Household Income $72,165
Per Capita Income $27,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.26%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -2.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   5.11%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Chignik Lagoon, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chignik Lagoon 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 # 269 24th
Population Density1 # 236 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 105 71st
Median Household Income # 179 49th
Per Capita Income # 151 58th

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