Lakes CDP, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lakes CDP, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 9,590 as of July 1, 2016. Lakes CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lakes CDP is located at latitude 61.6052 and longitude -149.3115 in Matanuska-Susitna Borough. The formal boundaries for the Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.56 sq. miles and a water area of 1.42 sq. miles.

The Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418681) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lakes Census Designated Place is located within the Matanuska-Susitna Census Subarea of Matanuska-Susitna 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 Lakes CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 9,590
Population in Households 9,488
Population in Familes 8,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density1 763
Diversity Index2 39
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,263
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 2,454
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,539 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 724 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 204 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $273,954
Average Home Value $330,337
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $86,494
Average Household Income $106,151
Per Capita Income $36,771
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.21% 1.75%
Households 2.0% 1.67%
Families 1.5% 1.57%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Lakes CDP, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakes CDP 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 # 7 98th
Population Density1 # 9 98th
Diversity Index2 # 145 59th
Median Household Income # 11 97th
Per Capita Income # 42 88th

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