Arctic Village, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Arctic Village, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Arctic Village Census Designated Place had a population of 152 as of July 1, 2016. Arctic Village ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Arctic Village is located at latitude 68.1654 and longitude -145.4013 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Arctic Village Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 63.46 sq. miles and a water area of 6.51 sq. miles. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 2,057 feet.

The Arctic Village Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418777) 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 Arctic Village 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 Arctic Village 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 Arctic Village: Artic, Vashraii K'o,o.

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Arctic Village Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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


Total Population 152
Population in Households 152
Population in Familes 109
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $123,529
Average Home Value $166,848


Median Household Income $25,826
Average Household Income $36,078
Per Capita Income $14,496
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.26%
Households 0.0% -0.31%
Families 0.43% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Arctic Village, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arctic Village 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 # 220 38th
Population Density1 # 273 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 270 24th
Median Household Income # 344 3rd
Per Capita Income # 291 18th

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