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Pilot Point, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Pilot Point had a population of 65 as of July 1, 2020. Pilot Point ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pilot Point is located at latitude 57.5642 and longitude -157.5792 in Lake and Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Pilot Point encompass a land area of 26.14 sq. miles and a water area of 114.35 sq. miles. Lake and Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 72 feet.

The City of Pilot Point (GNIS ID: 2419448) 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 Pilot Point is located within the Lake and Peninsula Census Subarea of Lake and Peninsula 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 Pilot Point: Agisaq, Pilot Station.


Pilot Point, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 65 (100%)
Population in Households 61 (93.8%)
Population in Families 49 (75.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 4 ( 6.2%)
Population Density 3
Diversity Index2 51


Median Household Income $41,089
Average Household Income $68,751
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $23,995
Wealth Index5 60


Total HU (Housing Units) 65 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (27.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (60.0%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $138,889
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 26
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.44% -0.94%
Households -0.37% -0.78%
Families 0.0% -1.14%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


Pilot Point, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pilot Point to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 282 20th
Population Density # 268 24th
Median Household Income # 205 44th
Housing Affordability Index # 67 19th
Per Capita Income # 180 49th
Diversity Index # 102 71st

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