Northway, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Northway, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Northway Census Designated Place had a population of 71 as of July 1, 2016. Northway ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Northway is located at latitude 62.9598 and longitude -141.8374 in Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Northway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.72 sq. miles and a water area of 1.64 sq. miles. Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,713 feet.

The Northway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419148) 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 Northway Census Designated Place is located within the Southeast Fairbanks Census Subarea of Southeast Fairbanks (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 Northway 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 Northway: K'ehtthiign.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 71
Population in Households 71
Population in Familes 56
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 27
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $181,579
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,057
Average Household Income $54,127
Per Capita Income $19,294
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% -0.75%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   0.62%
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.

Northway, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northway 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 # 279 21st
Population Density1 # 254 28th
Diversity Index2 # 78 78th
Median Household Income # 260 27th
Per Capita Income # 239 33rd

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