Koliganek, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Koliganek, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Koliganek Census Designated Place had a population of 217 as of July 1, 2017. Koliganek 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 Koliganek is located at latitude 59.6966 and longitude -157.2249 in Dillingham (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Koliganek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Dillingham (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 154 feet.

The Koliganek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418668) 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 Koliganek Census Designated Place is located within the Dillingham Census Subarea of Dillingham (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 Koliganek 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 Koliganek: Kah-lig-y-nak, Kakuak, Kalignak, Qalirneq.

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


Total Population 217
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 152
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 152
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 217
Population in Familes 194
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $45,419
Average Household Income $58,066
Per Capita Income $14,368


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $181,410


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 3.81
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.52% 0.27%
Households 0.49% 0.0%
Families -0.31% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Koliganek, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Koliganek 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 # 188 47th
Population Density # 186 47th
Diversity Index # 288 19th
Median Household Income # 199 44th
Per Capita Income # 291 18th

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