Gustavus, AK Profile: Facts & Data

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Gustavus, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Gustavus had a population of 415 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Gustavus is located at latitude 58.4345 and longitude -135.7282 in Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Gustavus (see map below) encompass a land area of 36.39 sq. miles and a water area of 20.39 sq. miles. Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Gustavus (GNIS ID: 2419393) 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 Gustavus is located within the Hoonah-Angoon Census Subarea of Hoonah-Angoon (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 Gustavus: Strawberry Point.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 415
Population in Households 415
Population in Familes 314
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 31
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,340
Average Household Income $80,336
Per Capita Income $38,088

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (34.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 ( 5.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 295 (59.6%)
Median Home Value $276,429
Average Home Value $365,385
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 116
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.62% -0.73%
Households -0.59% -0.71%
Families -0.9% -0.88%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Gustavus, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gustavus 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 # 137 62nd
Population Density # 195 45th
Diversity Index # 206 42nd
Median Household Income # 79 78th
Per Capita Income # 44 88th

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