Haines, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Haines, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Haines Census Designated Place had a population of 1,674 as of July 1, 2018. Haines 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 Haines is located at latitude 59.2605 and longitude -135.4723 in Haines Borough. The formal boundaries for the Haines Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.2 sq. miles and a water area of 7.43 sq. miles. Haines Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Haines Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418606) 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 Haines Census Designated Place is located within the Haines Census Subarea of Haines 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 Haines: Chilcoot, Chilkat, Chilkoot, Daschu, Deshu, Dtehshuh, Haines Mission, Kutkwutlu, Willard Mission.

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Haines, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,674
Population in Households 1,674
Population in Familes 1,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $59,120
Average Household Income $85,701
Per Capita Income $39,113


Total Housing Units 914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 290 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $277,333
Average Home Value $283,281


Total Households 764
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 438
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.28% -0.58%
Households -0.28% -0.58%
Families -0.49% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Haines, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Haines to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 53 85th
Population Density # 60 83rd
Diversity Index # 127 64th
Median Household Income # 114 68th
Per Capita Income # 36 90th

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