Lake and Peninsula Borough AK Information


Lake and Peninsula Borough Subdivisions

Lake and Peninsula Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,577
Daytime Population: Workers 1,025
Daytime Population: Residents 685
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,710
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 1,540
Population in Familes 1,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $46,517
Average Household Income $64,920
Per Capita Income $22,825


Total Housing Units 1,497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 337 (22.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 962 (64.3%)
Median Home Value $174,219
Average Home Value $212,908


Total Households 535
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 375
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.46% -0.62%
Households -0.46% -0.61%
Families -0.64% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   2.97%


Lake and Peninsula Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake and Peninsula Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents 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 # 26 14th
Population Density # 27 14th
Diversity Index # 14 59th
Median Household Income # 27 10th
Per Capita Income # 24 21st

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