Koyuk, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Koyuk, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Koyuk had a population of 337 as of July 1, 2015. Koyuk 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 Koyuk is located at latitude 64.9396 and longitude -161.1513 in Nome (CA) Borough. 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. Nome (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Koyuk 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Koyuk population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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

City of Koyuk, AK Boundary Map

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Koyuk, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 337
Population in Households 337
Population in Familes 289
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 26
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 91
Average Household Size 3.7
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 5

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $139,583
Average Home Value $155,851
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,769
Average Household Income $42,328
Per Capita Income $12,217
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.64%
Households 0.42% 0.65%
Families 0.3% 0.62%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 152 57th
Population Density1 # 90 75th
Diversity Index2 # 235 33rd
Median Household Income # 308 14th
Per Capita Income # 315 11th

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