Kivalina, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Kivalina, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Kivalina had a population of 376 as of July 1, 2015. Kivalina 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 Kivalina is located at latitude 67.7286 and longitude -164.5397 in Northwest Arctic Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Kivalina (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 2.46 sq. miles. Northwest Arctic Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 0 feet.

The City of Kivalina 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 Kivalina 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 Kivalina: Kebuleek, Kebulik, Kevuleek, Kevulik, Kivalena, Kivalinagmiut, Kivalinagmouit, Kivalinak, Kivaliniq, Kivalinyah, Kiv-a-lin-yah, Kiveleena, Kivelow, Kivilenya, Kivoualinagmut, Kivualinagmut, Kivualinak, Kuveleek.

City of Kivalina, AK Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 376
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 250
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 87
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $120,000
Average Home Value $217,083
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,484
Average Household Income $68,803
Per Capita Income $14,412
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.11%
Households 0.44% 0.23%
Families 0.53% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
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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Kivalina, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kivalina 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 # 143 60th
Population Density1 # 35 90th
Diversity Index2 # 195 45th
Median Household Income # 121 66th
Per Capita Income # 279 21st

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