Willow Creek, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Willow Creek, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Willow Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 192 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Willow Creek is located at latitude 61.8634 and longitude -145.1973 in Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Willow Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 37.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.85 sq. miles. Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,411 feet.

The Willow Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419287) 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 Willow Creek 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 Willow Creek 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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Willow Creek, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 192
Population in Households 192
Population in Familes 146
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (42.0%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $232,721


Median Household Income $56,931
Average Household Income $74,217
Per Capita Income $33,940
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.21%
Households -0.17% -0.22%
Families -0.61% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Willow Creek, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willow Creek 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 # 202 43rd
Population Density1 # 241 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 134 62nd
Median Household Income # 113 68th
Per Capita Income # 66 82nd

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