Chignik Lake, AK 99548 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99548: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chignik Lake, AK 99548

Acceptable Alternative
Chignik, AK 99548

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Borough: Lake and Peninsula Borough Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 56.233, Longitude -158.783
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chignik Lake, AK 99548 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 170
Population in Households 160
Population in Familes 130
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (20.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 (70.3%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $189,674


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $71,074
Per Capita Income $29,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.36%
Households 0.24% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Chignik Lake, AK 99548 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99548 to the other 233 ZIP Codes 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 # 169 28th
Population Density1 # 209 6th
Diversity Index2 # 89 62nd
Median Household Income # 117 51st
Per Capita Income # 90 62nd

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