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Bettles, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Bettles had a population of 12 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bettles is located at latitude 66.9063 and longitude -151.5377 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Bettles (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 627 feet.

The City of Bettles (GNIS ID: 2419363) 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.

The City of Bettles is located within the Koyukuk-Middle Yukon 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 Bettles 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 Bettles: City of Bettles, Kk'odlel T'odegheelenh Denh.

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


Total Population 12
Population in Households 12
Population in Familes 9
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 9
Average Household Size 1.33
Family Households 5
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 25 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6 (24.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (64.0%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $145,833


Median Household Income $41,420
Average Household Income $50,293
Per Capita Income $20,021
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 8.52% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.64%
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.

Bettles, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bettles 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 # 339 4th
Population Density1 # 224 37th
Diversity Index2 # 131 63rd
Median Household Income # 236 34th
Per Capita Income # 234 34th

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