Mountain Village, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mountain Village, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Mountain Village had a population of 826 as of July 1, 2015. Mountain Village ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Mountain Village is located at latitude 62.0944 and longitude -163.7153 in Wade Hampton (CA) Borough. 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. Wade Hampton (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 43 feet.

The City of Mountain Village (GNIS ID: 2419427) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mountain Village population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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, 2015)


Total Population 826
Population in Households 824
Population in Familes 731
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 182
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 188
Average Household Size 4.38
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $187,879
Average Home Value $212,891


Median Household Income $41,940
Average Household Income $52,544
Per Capita Income $12,972
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 1.39%
Households 0.41% 1.45%
Families -0.26% 1.45%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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, 2015 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 # 312 12th
Median Household Income # 206 42nd
Per Capita Income # 303 15th

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