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Karluk, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Karluk Census Designated Place had a population of 37 as of July 1, 2017. Karluk ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Karluk is located at latitude 57.5904 and longitude -154.3649 in Kodiak Island Borough. The formal boundaries for the Karluk Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 55.43 sq. miles and a water area of 2.43 sq. miles. Kodiak Island Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Karluk Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418642) 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 Karluk Census Designated Place is located within the Kodiak Island Census Subarea of Kodiak Island 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 Karluk 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 Karluk: Carlook, Kal'ut, Karlooch, Karloock, Karluk Spit, Karluta, Kunakakvak.

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


Total Population 37
Daytime Population: Workers 7
Daytime Population: Residents 22
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 36
Population in Familes 29
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $76,164
Per Capita Income $28,306


Total Housing Units 21 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (42.9%)
Median Home Value $81,250
Average Home Value $86,111


Total Households 12
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 8
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.0% -0.55%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -3.03% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Karluk, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Karluk 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 # 309 13th
Population Density # 312 12th
Diversity Index # 101 72nd
Median Household Income # 44 88th
Per Capita Income # 150 58th

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