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Mekoryuk, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Mekoryuk had a population of 194 as of July 1, 2019. Mekoryuk 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 Mekoryuk is located at latitude 60.3881 and longitude -166.185 in Bethel (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Mekoryuk encompass a land area of 6.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Mekoryuk (GNIS ID: 2419426) 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 Mekoryuk is located within the 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 Mekoryuk: Koot, McKorryok, Mekorryok, Mekoryok, Mekoyruk.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mekoryuk, AK Housing Affordability Index is 331
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

Mekoryuk, AK Wealth Index is 49
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 194 (100%)
Population in Households 194 (100.0%)
Population in Families 177 (91.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 28
Diversity Index2 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,833
Average Household Income $60,235
Per Capita Income $13,881
Wealth Index4 49

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $67,500
Housing Affordability Index3 331
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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% 0.21%
Households 0.31% 0.28%
Families 3.9% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

Mekoryuk, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mekoryuk 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 # 198 44th
Population Density # 141 61st
Diversity Index # 304 14th
Median Household Income # 179 49th
Per Capita Income # 301 15th

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