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Russian Mission, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Russian Mission had a population of 329 as of July 1, 2018. Russian Mission 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 Russian Mission is located at latitude 61.7787 and longitude -161.3643 in Kusilvak (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Russian Mission (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.36 sq. miles. Kusilvak (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 112 feet.

The City of Russian Mission (GNIS ID: 2419457) 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 Russian Mission 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Russian Mission: Ekogmute, Ikagmiut, Ikogmut, Ikogmute, Iqugmiut, Iquk, Selo Ikogmyut, The Mission.

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


Total Population 329
Population in Households 329
Population in Familes 299
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $41,302
Average Household Income $50,170
Per Capita Income $12,107


Total Housing Units 77 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 1.3%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Average Home Value $154,545


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 4.33
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.65% 0.48%
Households 0.49% 0.26%
Families 0.0% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.22%

Russian Mission, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Russian Mission 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 # 156 57th
Population Density # 99 72nd
Diversity Index # 319 10th
Median Household Income # 246 32nd
Per Capita Income # 338 5th

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