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Point Lay, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Point Lay Census Designated Place had a population of 194 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Point Lay is located at latitude 69.7371 and longitude -162.8352 in North Slope Borough. The formal boundaries for the Point Lay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.51 sq. miles and a water area of 3.78 sq. miles. North Slope Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Point Lay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419178) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Point Lay 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 Point Lay: Kalee, Kali, Point Lay Village.

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


Total Population 194
Population in Households 193
Population in Familes 164
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $333,333
Average Home Value $345,588


Median Household Income $87,424
Average Household Income $99,737
Per Capita Income $28,999
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.81%
Households 0.63% 0.95%
Families 3.12% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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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Point Lay, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Point Lay 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 # 197 45th
Population Density1 # 225 37th
Diversity Index2 # 216 39th
Median Household Income # 8 98th
Per Capita Income # 116 68th

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