Happy Valley, AK Profile: Facts & Data

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Happy Valley, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Happy Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 566 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Happy Valley is located at latitude 59.9104 and longitude -151.6082 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Happy Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 88.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 239 feet.

The Happy Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418610) 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 Happy Valley 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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Happy Valley, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 566
Population in Households 566
Population in Familes 420
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 39
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,003
Average Household Income $80,782
Per Capita Income $37,082

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (38.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 298 (53.7%)
Median Home Value $204,000
Average Home Value $243,514
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 257
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 154
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 -0.56% -0.64%
Households -0.6% -0.71%
Families -0.83% -0.79%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Happy Valley, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Happy Valley 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 # 108 70th
Population Density # 223 37th
Diversity Index # 152 57th
Median Household Income # 117 67th
Per Capita Income # 51 86th

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