McCarthy is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the McCarthy Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough at latitude 61.4333 and longitude -142.9217. Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,398 feet.
The formal boundaries for the McCarthy Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 149.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for McCarthy: Shushanna Junction.Photos of the local McCarthy, AK area
Also See: Chitina, AK ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||28|
|Population in Familes||22|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||1.4|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||78 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||16 (20.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5 ( 6.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||58 (74.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$350,000|
|Average Home Value||$578,333|
|Median Household Income||$66,774|
|Average Household Income||$80,674|
|Per Capita Income||$36,310|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.35%|
|Per Capita Income||3.02%|
The table below compares McCarthy to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 320||10th|
|Population Density1||# 330||6th|
|Diversity Index2||# 156||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 51||86th|
|Per Capita Income||# 25||93rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.