King Salmon, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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King Salmon, Alaska - Basic Facts

The King Salmon Census Designated Place had a population of 339 as of July 1, 2017. King Salmon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 King Salmon is located at latitude 58.735 and longitude -156.5292 in Bristol Bay Borough. The formal boundaries for the King Salmon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 168.13 sq. miles and a water area of 1.56 sq. miles. Bristol Bay Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 72 feet.

The King Salmon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418653) 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 King Salmon Census Designated Place is located within the Bristol Bay Census Subarea of Bristol Bay 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 King Salmon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 339
Daytime Population: Workers 233
Daytime Population: Residents 66
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 299
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 323
Population in Familes 237
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $85,566
Average Household Income $100,433
Per Capita Income $42,550


Total Housing Units 336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (21.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (57.4%)
Median Home Value $201,923
Average Home Value $237,329


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 3
  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 -1.35% -1.71%
Households -1.28% -1.59%
Families -1.26% -2.01%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

King Salmon, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares King Salmon 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 # 151 57th
Population Density # 279 22nd
Diversity Index # 32 91st
Median Household Income # 12 97th
Per Capita Income # 23 94th

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