Beaver, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Beaver, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Beaver Census Designated Place had a population of 84 as of July 1, 2016. Beaver ranks in 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 Beaver is located at latitude 66.3906 and longitude -147.3379 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Beaver Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.75 sq. miles. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 351 feet.

The Beaver Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418787) 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 Beaver Census Designated Place is located within the Yukon Flats Census Subarea of Yukon-Koyukuk (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 Beaver population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Beaver: Ts'aahundaaneekk'onh Denh.

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Beaver, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 84
Population in Households 84
Population in Familes 60
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (35.7%)
Median Home Value $120,000
Average Home Value $159,615


Median Household Income $26,535
Average Household Income $35,515
Per Capita Income $14,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.24%
Households 0.0% -0.56%
Families 0.0% -0.97%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Beaver, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beaver 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 # 264 26th
Population Density1 # 250 30th
Diversity Index2 # 278 22nd
Median Household Income # 339 5th
Per Capita Income # 289 19th

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