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Shageluk, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Shageluk had a population of 80 as of July 1, 2017. Shageluk 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 Shageluk is located at latitude 62.6668 and longitude -159.5314 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Shageluk (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.08 sq. miles and a water area of 1.35 sq. miles. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 62 feet.

The City of Shageluk (GNIS ID: 2419469) 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 Shageluk is located within the McGrath-Holy Cross 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 Shageluk population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shageluk: Caarilluk, Chageluk, Chagvagchat, Edixi, Inselnostleide, Intenleiden, Khuingshtetakhten, Khulishganat, Khushgichagat, Kuingshtetakten, Tizhgelede, Tlegogitno, Tlegoshitno, Tlegozhitno.


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Shageluk, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 80
Daytime Population: Workers 23
Daytime Population: Residents 52
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 75
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 80
Population in Familes 63
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,371
Average Household Income $41,126
Per Capita Income $14,441

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (34.0%)
Median Home Value $104,167
Average Home Value $125,000
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 35
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.51% -0.51%
Households -0.39% -0.58%
Families 2.04% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Shageluk, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shageluk to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 265 25th
Population Density # 215 39th
Diversity Index # 294 17th
Median Household Income # 330 7th
Per Capita Income # 286 19th

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