Port Lions, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Port Lions, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Port Lions had a population of 196 as of July 1, 2018. Port Lions ranks in the upper 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 Port Lions is located at latitude 57.8776 and longitude -152.8658 in Kodiak Island Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Lions (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.38 sq. miles and a water area of 3.68 sq. miles. Kodiak Island Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 112 feet.

The City of Port Lions (GNIS ID: 2419454) 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 Port Lions 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 Port Lions: Masiqsiraq.

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


Total Population 196
Population in Households 192
Population in Familes 163
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $44,912
Average Household Income $70,476
Per Capita Income $25,965


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (33.0%)
Median Home Value $166,000
Average Home Value $158,173


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 55
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 0.12% -0.31%
Households 0.0% -0.26%
Families 0.22% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.6%

Port Lions, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Lions 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 # 197 45th
Population Density # 134 62nd
Diversity Index # 52 86th
Median Household Income # 209 41st
Per Capita Income # 177 50th

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