Kodiak, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Kodiak, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Kodiak had a population of 6,239 as of July 1, 2018. Kodiak 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 Kodiak is located at latitude 57.7924 and longitude -152.4045 in Kodiak Island Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Kodiak (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.48 sq. miles and a water area of 1.56 sq. miles. Kodiak Island Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 49 feet.

The City of Kodiak (GNIS ID: 2419414) 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 Kodiak 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kodiak: Gavan Saint Pavla, Kadiak, Pauls Harbor, Paul's Harbor, Pavlovsk Gavan, Pavlovsky Gavan, Saint Paul, Seleniye Pavlovskoy, Seleniye Pavlovskoy Gavani, Sun'aq.

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Kodiak, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,239
Population in Households 6,068
Population in Familes 4,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 171
Population Density2 1,795
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $58,474
Average Household Income $76,418
Per Capita Income $26,099


Total Housing Units 2,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,051 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,008 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $240,517
Average Home Value $260,490


Total Households 2,059
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 1,346
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.21% -0.25%
Households 0.12% -0.28%
Families 0.04% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Kodiak, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kodiak 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 # 19 95th
Population Density # 3 99th
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 119 67th
Per Capita Income # 175 51st

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