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Aniak, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Aniak had a population of 509 as of July 1, 2019. Aniak ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Aniak is located at latitude 61.5783 and longitude -159.5222 in Bethel (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Aniak encompass a land area of 6.42 sq. miles and a water area of 2.38 sq. miles. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 49 feet.

The City of Aniak (GNIS ID: 2419357) 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 Aniak is located within the Aniak 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 Aniak: Aniyak, Anyaraq.

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Aniak, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Aniak, AK Housing Affordability Index is 115
State of Alaska Housing Affordability Index is 124
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Aniak, AK Wealth Index is 48
State of Alaska Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 509
Population in Households 509
Population in Families 436
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 82
Diversity Index1 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,101
Average Household Income $60,515
Per Capita Income $18,444
Wealth Index3 48

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $193,000
Housing Affordability Index2 115
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.17% 0.31%
Households 0.26% 0.47%
Families 0.27% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Aniak, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aniak to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 115 68th
Population Density # 79 78th
Diversity Index # 165 53rd
Median Household Income # 166 53rd
Per Capita Income # 245 31st

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