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Klawock, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Klawock had a population of 779 as of July 1, 2016. Klawock 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 Klawock is located at latitude 55.5564 and longitude -133.0863 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Klawock (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 89 feet.

The City of Klawock (GNIS ID: 2419412) 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 Klawock 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 Klawock 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 Klawock: Chla-wak-kon, Khlawak, Kiawak, Kilawak, Klawak, Klawak City, Klawok, Klawook, Kliavakhan, Kliawak, Klyavakkhan, Lawaak, Lawak, Seleniye Klyakkhan, Thlewhakh, Tlevak, Tlewak.

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


Total Population 779
Population in Households 779
Population in Familes 609
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,016
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 301
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 197
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $191,964
Average Home Value $223,148


Median Household Income $45,471
Average Household Income $60,819
Per Capita Income $23,713
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.51%
Households 0.21% 0.53%
Families 0.33% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

Klawock, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Klawock 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 # 83 77th
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 33 91st
Median Household Income # 197 45th
Per Capita Income # 190 47th

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