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Koyuk, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Koyuk is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nome (CA) Borough at latitude 64.9396 and longitude -161.1513. Nome (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 23 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Koyuk, but most people and references simply refer to it as Koyuk, Alaska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Koyuk indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Koyuk (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Koyuk: Inglestat, Kangekosook, Kangekosuk, Kanguksuk, Kangusuk, Konyukmute, Kuuyuk, Kuyuk Kvienkhakg-miut, Kvynkhakg-myut, Norton Bay Station.

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Koyuk, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 340
Population in Households 340
Population in Familes 290
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 3.74
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $132,143
Average Home Value $200,532


Median Household Income $30,546
Average Household Income $40,253
Per Capita Income $11,643
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.81%
Households 0.52% 0.86%
Families 0.37% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.


Koyuk, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Koyuk to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 153 57th
Population Density1 # 89 75th
Diversity Index2 # 234 34th
Median Household Income # 304 15th
Per Capita Income # 326 8th

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