Chignik Lake, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Chignik Lake, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Chignik Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 73 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Chignik Lake is located at latitude 56.272 and longitude -158.7891 in Lake and Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Chignik Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.25 sq. miles and a water area of 10.55 sq. miles. Lake and Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Chignik Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418824) 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 Lake 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 Lake 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 Lake: Igyaraq.


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Chignik Lake Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 73
Population in Households 69
Population in Familes 56
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 27
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 19
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 50 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 (38.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (46.0%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $163,158
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,019
Average Household Income $72,172
Per Capita Income $27,907
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.28%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.82% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Chignik Lake, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chignik Lake 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 # 277 22nd
Population Density1 # 233 34th
Diversity Index2 # 111 69th
Median Household Income # 123 66th
Per Capita Income # 146 59th

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