Craig, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Craig, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Craig had a population of 1,243 as of July 1, 2016. Craig ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Craig is located at latitude 55.4882 and longitude -133.1111 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Craig (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.2 sq. miles and a water area of 2.32 sq. miles. Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 43 feet.

The City of Craig (GNIS ID: 2419374) 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 Craig 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 Craig population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Craig: Craig City, Craig Millar, Fish Egg.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,243
Population in Households 1,232
Population in Familes 941
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 478
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 299
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 315 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 164 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $241,912
Average Home Value $262,460
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,417
Average Household Income $77,787
Per Capita Income $29,949
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.65%
Households 0.27% 0.7%
Families 0.32% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Craig, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Craig 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 # 60 83rd
Population Density1 # 48 87th
Diversity Index2 # 53 85th
Median Household Income # 99 72nd
Per Capita Income # 110 69th

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