The McCarthy Census Designated Place had a population of 27 as of July 1, 2017. McCarthy ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for McCarthy is located at latitude 61.454 and longitude -142.8647 in Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the McCarthy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 149.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,398 feet.
The McCarthy Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418699) 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 McCarthy Census Designated Place is located within the Copper River Census Subarea of Valdez-Cordova (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 McCarthy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for McCarthy: Shushanna Junction.
|Daytime Population: Workers||476|
|Daytime Population: Residents||7|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||483|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||17.89|
|Population in Households||27|
|Population in Familes||21|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$57,028|
|Average Household Income||$76,992|
|Per Capita Income||$34,139|
|Total Housing Units||75 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||15 (20.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5 ( 6.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||56 (74.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$175,000|
|Average Home Value||$250,000|
|Average Household Size||1.42|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.64%|
|Per Capita Income||2.68%|
The table below compares McCarthy to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density||# 330||7th|
|Diversity Index||# 196||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 117||68th|
|Per Capita Income||# 64||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.