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The Moose Pass CDP(1) had a population of 226 as of July 1, 2022. Moose Pass 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 Moose Pass is located at latitude 60.4875 and longitude -149.3689 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Moose Pass Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 17.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 476 feet.

The Moose Pass Census Designated Place 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 Moose Pass 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.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Moose Pass, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 226 (100%)
Population in Households 210 (92.9%)
Population in Families 152 (67.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 16 ( 7.1%)
Population Density 13
Diversity Index2 25


Median Household Income $69,912
Average Household Income $101,660
% of Income for Mortgage4 28%
Per Capita Income $45,476
Wealth Index5 112


Total HU (Housing Units) 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (38.4%)
Median Home Value $369,355
Average Home Value $392,466
Housing Affordability Index3 99


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3.00
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.39% -0.18%
Households -0.47% 0.00%
Families   -0.40%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
Owner Occupied HU   0.00%

Moose Pass, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moose Pass to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 185 48th
Population Density # 187 47th
Median Household Income # 65 82nd
Housing Affordability Index # 185 52nd
Per Capita Income # 27 93rd
Diversity Index # 266 25th

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