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Saint Michael, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Michael is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nome (CA) Borough at latitude 63.4643 and longitude -162.1299. Nome (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 36 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Saint Michael 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 Saint Michael (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.02 sq. miles and a water area of 6.64 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Michael: Fort Saint Michael, Michaelovski, Redoubt Saint Michael, Saint Michaels, Taciq.

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


Total Population 409
Population in Households 409
Population in Familes 354
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 4.13
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $101,667
Average Home Value $146,226


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $52,196
Per Capita Income $12,555
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.47% 0.72%
Households 0.73% 0.8%
Families 0.3% 0.76%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   3.34%
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.


Saint Michael, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Michael 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 # 138 61st
Population Density1 # 158 56th
Diversity Index2 # 317 11th
Median Household Income # 285 21st
Per Capita Income # 310 13th

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