Cooper Landing, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cooper Landing, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Cooper Landing Census Designated Place had a population of 284 as of July 1, 2017. Cooper Landing 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 Cooper Landing is located at latitude 60.4951 and longitude -149.8443 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Cooper Landing Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 65.76 sq. miles and a water area of 4.09 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 407 feet.

The Cooper Landing Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418845) 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 Cooper Landing Census Designated Place is located within the Seward-Hope Census Subarea of Kenai Peninsula 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 Cooper Landing 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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Cooper Landing, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 284
Daytime Population: Workers 385
Daytime Population: Residents 116
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 501
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.76
Population in Households 278
Population in Familes 202
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $73,112
Average Household Income $95,092
Per Capita Income $46,789


Total Housing Units 395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (29.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 (60.0%)
Median Home Value $321,795
Average Home Value $310,652


Total Households 158
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.24% -0.14%
Households -0.26% -0.13%
Families 0.0% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Cooper Landing, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cooper Landing 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 # 170 52nd
Population Density # 246 31st
Diversity Index # 272 23rd
Median Household Income # 52 86th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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