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Coffman Cove, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Coffman Cove had a population of 182 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Coffman Cove is located at latitude 56.0018 and longitude -132.8419 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Coffman Cove (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.93 sq. miles and a water area of 3.77 sq. miles. Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 56 feet.

The City of Coffman Cove (GNIS ID: 2419371) 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.

The City of Coffman Cove is located within the Prince of Wales Census Subarea of Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coffman Cove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Coffman Cove, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 182
Population in Households 182
Population in Familes 123
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (48.6%)
Median Home Value $186,364
Average Home Value $284,028


Median Household Income $31,132
Average Household Income $47,136
Per Capita Income $23,093
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.76%
Households 0.36% 0.65%
Families -1.35% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Coffman Cove, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coffman Cove to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 208 42nd
Population Density1 # 180 49th
Diversity Index2 # 257 28th
Median Household Income # 315 11th
Per Capita Income # 198 44th

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