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Nunam Iqua, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Nunam Iqua had a population of 197 as of July 1, 2017. Nunam Iqua ranks in the lower 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 Nunam Iqua is located at latitude 62.5065 and longitude -164.9004 in Kusilvak (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Nunam Iqua (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.13 sq. miles and a water area of 6.35 sq. miles. Kusilvak (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 0 feet.

The City of Nunam Iqua (GNIS ID: 2419441) 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 Nunam Iqua is located within the of Kusilvak (CA) 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 Nunam Iqua 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 Nunam Iqua: Sheldon Point, Sheldons Point, Sheldon's Point.

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


Total Population 197
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 146
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 146
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $39,204
Average Household Income $58,831
Per Capita Income $13,393


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $141,935


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 4.38
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.72% 0.7%
Households 0.63% 0.87%
Families 0.37% 0.52%
Median Household Income   6.59%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Nunam Iqua, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nunam Iqua 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 # 196 45th
Population Density # 176 51st
Diversity Index # 336 6th
Median Household Income # 271 24th
Per Capita Income # 312 12th

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