Salamatof, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Salamatof, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Salamatof Census Designated Place had a population of 953 as of July 1, 2018. Salamatof ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Salamatof is located at latitude 60.6052 and longitude -151.3118 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Salamatof Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.09 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 102 feet.

The Salamatof Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419204) 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 Salamatof 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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Salamatof, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 953
Population in Households 537
Population in Familes 419
Population in Group Qrtrs 416
Population Density2 118
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $76,728
Average Household Income $88,964
Per Capita Income $33,119


Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $232,143
Average Home Value $255,506


Total Households 233
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.34% -0.38%
Households -0.66% -0.7%
Families -0.64% -0.97%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   0.87%

Salamatof, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salamatof 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 # 72 80th
Population Density # 65 82nd
Diversity Index # 87 76th
Median Household Income # 48 87th
Per Capita Income # 101 72nd

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