Kasaan, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kasaan, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Kasaan had a population of 54 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Kasaan is located at latitude 55.5613 and longitude -132.4066 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Kasaan (see map below) encompass a land area of 6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 39 feet.

The City of Kasaan (GNIS ID: 2419406) 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 Kasaan 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 Kasaan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Kasaan, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 54
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 27
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 53
Population in Familes 41
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $54,613
Average Household Income $72,082
Per Capita Income $31,590


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (38.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (46.8%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $235,294


Total Households 25
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 14
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.35% -0.37%
Households 1.16% 0.0%
Families -0.95% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Kasaan, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kasaan to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 292 18th
Population Density # 206 42nd
Diversity Index # 234 34th
Median Household Income # 132 63rd
Per Capita Income # 97 73rd

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