Funny River, AK Profile: Facts & Data

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Funny River, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Funny River Census Designated Place had a population of 1,184 as of July 1, 2019. 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 60.5019 and longitude -150.7622 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Funny River Census Designated Place 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.


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Funny River, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Funny River, AK Housing Affordability Index is 125
State of Alaska Housing Affordability Index is 124
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Funny River, AK Wealth Index is 72
State of Alaska Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,184 (100%)
Population in Households 1,184 (100.0%)
Population in Families 923 (78.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 44
Diversity Index2 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,431
Average Household Income $69,674
Per Capita Income $31,288
Wealth Index4 72

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 476 (32.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 ( 3.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 921 (63.5%)
Median Home Value $256,081
Housing Affordability Index3 125
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 529
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 350
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 3.3% 1.86%
Households 3.35% 1.82%
Families 3.22% 1.71%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Funny River, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Funny River to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 113 68th
Diversity Index # 270 24th
Median Household Income # 92 74th
Per Capita Income # 103 71st

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