Lazy Mountain, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lazy Mountain, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Lazy Mountain Census Designated Place had a population of 1,789 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lazy Mountain is located at latitude 61.6575 and longitude -148.9285 in Matanuska-Susitna Borough. The formal boundaries for the Lazy Mountain Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 58.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Matanuska-Susitna Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 2,703 feet.

The Lazy Mountain Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418683) 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 Lazy Mountain 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 Lazy Mountain 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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Lazy Mountain, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,789
Population in Households 1,710
Population in Familes 1,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 606
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 442
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 494 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $291,333
Average Home Value $322,267


Median Household Income $81,728
Average Household Income $112,378
Per Capita Income $39,476
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.09% 2.16%
Households 2.73% 2.18%
Families 2.58% 2.04%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.

Lazy Mountain, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lazy Mountain 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 # 51 86th
Population Density1 # 137 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 214 40th
Median Household Income # 22 94th
Per Capita Income # 29 92nd

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