Brevig Mission, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Brevig Mission, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Brevig Mission had a population of 395 as of July 1, 2016. Brevig Mission 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 Brevig Mission is located at latitude 65.3439 and longitude -166.5085 in Nome (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Brevig Mission (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Nome (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Brevig Mission (GNIS ID: 2419364) 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 Brevig Mission is located within the Nome Census Subarea of Nome (CA) 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 Brevig Mission 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 Brevig Mission: Okaveenok, Singick, Siniogamut, Siniogamute, Siniogamute Sinuk, Sinuk, Sitaisaq, Teller Mission, Teller Reindeer Station.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 395
Population in Households 383
Population in Familes 321
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 154
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 94
Average Household Size 4.07
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (27.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (62.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $130,172
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,185
Average Household Income $40,080
Per Capita Income $11,550
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.2%
Households 0.17% 0.21%
Families -0.64% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   -0.02%
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.

Brevig Mission, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brevig Mission 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 # 140 61st
Population Density1 # 52 86th
Diversity Index2 # 251 29th
Median Household Income # 314 12th
Per Capita Income # 345 3rd

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