Port Alsworth, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Port Alsworth, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Port Alsworth Census Designated Place had a population of 149 as of July 1, 2018. Port Alsworth 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 Alsworth is located at latitude 60.1578 and longitude -154.3406 in Lake and Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Port Alsworth Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Lake and Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 253 feet.

The Port Alsworth Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419182) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Port Alsworth Census Designated Place 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 Port Alsworth: Tanalian, Tanalian Point.

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


Total Population 149
Population in Households 149
Population in Familes 125
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $46,791
Average Household Income $55,981
Per Capita Income $18,539


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (27.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (46.1%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $226,250


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 3.63
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.78% -0.96%
Households -0.85% -1.0%
Families -2.25% -0.7%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Port Alsworth, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Alsworth 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 # 219 38th
Population Density # 222 38th
Diversity Index # 59 84th
Median Household Income # 197 45th
Per Capita Income # 257 28th

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