Koyukuk, Alaska - Basic Facts

Koyukuk is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Koyukuk.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough at latitude 64.8803 and longitude -157.7008. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 118 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Koyukuk (see map) encompass a land area of 5.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Koyukuk: Meneelghaadze' T'oh.

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


Total Population 95
Population in Households 95
Population in Familes 76
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $135,714
Average Home Value $195,588


Median Household Income $29,184
Average Household Income $53,554
Per Capita Income $20,573
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population -0.25% 0.21%
Households 0.0% 0.47%
Families 1.9% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   4.53%
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.

Koyukuk, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Koyukuk 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 249 30th
Population Density1 # 173 51st
Diversity Index2 # 321 10th
Median Household Income # 317 11th
Per Capita Income # 211 41st

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