Port Protection, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Port Protection, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Port Protection Census Designated Place had a population of 50 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Port Protection is located at latitude 56.3319 and longitude -133.6064 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Port Protection Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 253 feet.

The Port Protection Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419188) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Port Protection Census Designated Place 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 Port Protection 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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Port Protection Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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


Total Population 50
Population in Households 50
Population in Familes 33
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 26
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (42.2%)
Median Home Value $191,667
Average Home Value $294,048


Median Household Income $32,028
Average Household Income $45,884
Per Capita Income $22,916
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.4%
Households 0.0% 0.76%
Families 1.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Port Protection, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Protection 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 # 299 16th
Population Density1 # 186 48th
Diversity Index2 # 240 33rd
Median Household Income # 310 13th
Per Capita Income # 205 43rd

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