Seldovia, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Seldovia, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Seldovia had a population of 251 as of July 1, 2017. Seldovia 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 Seldovia is located at latitude 59.4387 and longitude -151.712 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Seldovia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 56 feet.

The City of Seldovia (GNIS ID: 2419467) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Seldovia 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 Seldovia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Seldovia: Angagkitaqnuuq, Angidahtnu, Chesloknu, Saldovia.

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Seldovia, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 251
Daytime Population: Workers 161
Daytime Population: Residents 138
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 299
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 251
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 686
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $39,539
Average Household Income $59,362
Per Capita Income $23,561


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (37.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (45.4%)
Median Home Value $215,909
Average Home Value $259,568


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 72
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 -0.22% -0.16%
Households -0.23% -0.17%
Families 1.21% -0.28%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Seldovia, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seldovia 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 # 177 50th
Population Density # 14 96th
Diversity Index # 24 94th
Median Household Income # 266 25th
Per Capita Income # 187 47th

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