Akiachak, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Akiachak, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Akiachak Census Designated Place had a population of 642 as of July 1, 2018. Akiachak ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Akiachak is located at latitude 60.9162 and longitude -161.4047 in Bethel (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Akiachak Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Akiachak Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418756) 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 Akiachak Census Designated Place is located within the Lower Kuskokwim Census Subarea of Bethel (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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Akiachak: Akachagamut, Akiachagamut, Akiachok, Akiachuak, Akiachuck, Akiacuar, Akiakchagmiut, Akiakchak, Akiatshagamut.

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Akiachak, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 642
Population in Households 642
Population in Familes 574
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 85
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $42,474
Average Household Income $58,382
Per Capita Income $14,195


Total Housing Units 189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $161,111
Average Home Value $180,787


Total Households 153
Average Household Size 4.2
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 5
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 0.37%
Households 0.24% 0.39%
Families -0.77% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Akiachak, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Akiachak to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 98 73rd
Population Density # 77 79th
Diversity Index # 322 9th
Median Household Income # 228 36th
Per Capita Income # 305 14th

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