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Nunapitchuk, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Nunapitchuk had a population of 514 as of July 1, 2017. Nunapitchuk 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 Nunapitchuk is located at latitude 60.8825 and longitude -162.4636 in Bethel (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Nunapitchuk (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.46 sq. miles and a water area of 1 sq. miles. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Nunapitchuk (GNIS ID: 2419442) 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 Nunapitchuk 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nunapitchuk 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 Nunapitchuk: Nunapicuaq, Nunatpichak.

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


Total Population 514
Daytime Population: Workers 183
Daytime Population: Residents 354
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 537
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 514
Population in Familes 482
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 69
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $43,978
Average Household Income $56,642
Per Capita Income $12,516


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $138,889
Average Home Value $164,634


Total Households 129
Average Household Size 3.98
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 5
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.49% 0.5%
Households 0.55% 0.46%
Families 1.22% 0.55%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Nunapitchuk, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nunapitchuk 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 # 119 67th
Population Density # 91 75th
Diversity Index # 337 5th
Median Household Income # 212 40th
Per Capita Income # 329 7th

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