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Mountain Village, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Mountain Village is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wade Hampton (CA) Borough at latitude 62.0944 and longitude -163.7153. Wade Hampton (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 43 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Mountain Village, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mountain Village, Alaska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mountain Village indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Mountain Village (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mountain Village: Asaacarsaq, Asaacaryaq, Asaucarsaq, Asaucaryaq, Ayaucaryaq, Mountain.

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Mountain Village, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 832
Population in Households 831
Population in Familes 736
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 183
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 4.37
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $165,323
Average Home Value $193,511


Median Household Income $40,748
Average Household Income $51,779
Per Capita Income $12,825
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.55% 1.47%
Households 0.76% 1.43%
Families -0.16% 1.32%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.


Mountain Village, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountain Village 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 77 79th
Population Density1 # 44 88th
Diversity Index2 # 308 13th
Median Household Income # 216 39th
Per Capita Income # 297 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.