Kasaan, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kasaan, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Kasaan had a population of 51 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 51
Population in Households 50
Population in Familes 38
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 23
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 14
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 46 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17 (37.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (50.0%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $239,063


Median Household Income $60,431
Average Household Income $72,668
Per Capita Income $32,324
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.39%
Households 0.0% 0.85%
Families -1.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.

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, 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 # 297 17th
Population Density1 # 210 41st
Diversity Index2 # 217 39th
Median Household Income # 88 75th
Per Capita Income # 89 75th

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