Port Alsworth, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Port Alsworth, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Port Alsworth Census Designated Place had a population of 160 as of July 1, 2016. Port Alsworth ranks in the upper 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 Port Alsworth is located at latitude 60.1578 and longitude -154.3406 in Lake and Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Port Alsworth Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Lake and Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 253 feet.

The Port Alsworth Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419182) 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 Port Alsworth 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 Port Alsworth 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 Port Alsworth: Tanalian, Tanalian Point.

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Port Alsworth Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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


Total Population 160
Population in Households 160
Population in Familes 134
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 3.56
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25 (33.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (39.2%)
Median Home Value $212,500
Average Home Value $236,000


Median Household Income $46,819
Average Household Income $55,527
Per Capita Income $18,756
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% -0.25%
Households 0.36% 0.0%
Families -1.42% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   0.56%
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.

Port Alsworth, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Alsworth 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 # 217 39th
Population Density1 # 219 38th
Diversity Index2 # 47 87th
Median Household Income # 184 48th
Per Capita Income # 263 26th

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