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Chignik, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Chignik had a population of 91 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Chignik is located at latitude 56.2944 and longitude -158.3956 in Lake and Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Chignik (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.39 sq. miles and a water area of 4.49 sq. miles. Lake and Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 0 feet.

The City of Chignik (GNIS ID: 2419368) 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 Chignik 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 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: Chignik Bay, Cirniq.

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


Total Population 91
Population in Households 86
Population in Familes 69
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (27.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (60.0%)
Median Home Value $116,667
Average Home Value $171,667


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $70,462
Per Capita Income $27,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.44%
Households 0.39% -0.48%
Families 1.76% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chignik 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 # 254 29th
Population Density1 # 213 40th
Diversity Index2 # 99 72nd
Median Household Income # 162 56th
Per Capita Income # 145 59th

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