Funny River, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Funny River, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Funny River Census Designated Place had a population of 1,102 as of July 1, 2017. Funny River 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 Funny River is located at latitude 60.4844 and longitude -150.7897 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Funny River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.74 sq. miles and a water area of 2.23 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 276 feet.

The Funny River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418591) 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 Funny River Census Designated Place is located within the Kenai-Cook Inlet 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 Funny River 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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Funny River, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,102
Daytime Population: Workers 69
Daytime Population: Residents 681
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 750
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,102
Population in Familes 858
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $56,548
Average Household Income $70,933
Per Capita Income $31,748


Total Housing Units 1,325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 442 (33.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 ( 3.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 835 (63.0%)
Median Home Value $194,136
Average Home Value $231,490


Total Households 490
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 322
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 3.2% 1.99%
Households 3.2% 2.04%
Families 2.94% 1.86%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Funny River, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Funny River 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 # 63 82nd
Population Density # 114 68th
Diversity Index # 278 22nd
Median Household Income # 120 66th
Per Capita Income # 94 74th

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