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Anvik, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Anvik is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough at latitude 62.631 and longitude -160.2137. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 52 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Anvik 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 Anvik (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.68 sq. miles and a water area of 2.27 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Anvik: American Station, Anvic, Anvick, Anvig, Anwig, Gitr'ingith Chagg.

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


Total Population 84
Population in Households 84
Population in Familes 66
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 33
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 46 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $100,000


Median Household Income $22,938
Average Household Income $41,446
Per Capita Income $14,160
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.28% 0.24%
Households 0.0% 0.6%
Families 3.69% 0.0%
Median Household Income   6.27%
Per Capita Income   3.92%
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.


Anvik, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anvik 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 # 263 26th
Population Density1 # 209 41st
Diversity Index2 # 283 20th
Median Household Income # 342 4th
Per Capita Income # 289 19th

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