The City of Kivalina is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Northwest Arctic Borough at latitude 67.7286 and longitude -164.5397. Northwest Arctic Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 0 feet.
The formal official name is the City of Kivalina, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kivalina, Alaska.
The P1 Census Class Code for Kivalina 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 Kivalina (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 2.46 sq. miles.
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.
|Population in Households||274|
|Population in Familes||251|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||101|
|Average Household Size||3.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||100 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||62 (62.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||25 (25.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||13 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$118,750|
|Average Home Value||$220,703|
|Median Household Income||$55,393|
|Average Household Income||$68,387|
|Per Capita Income||$14,467|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.81%|
|Per Capita Income||2.74%|
The table below compares Kivalina 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.
|Total Population||# 144||60th|
|Population Density1||# 35||90th|
|Diversity Index2||# 182||49th|
|Median Household Income||# 109||69th|
|Per Capita Income||# 285||20th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.