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Port Alsworth, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Port Alsworth Census Designated Place had a population of 154 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Alsworth 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 Port Alsworth: Tanalian, Tanalian Point.

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Port Alsworth, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 154
Daytime Population: Workers 20
Daytime Population: Residents 69
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 89
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 154
Population in Familes 129
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $45,318
Average Household Income $56,666
Per Capita Income $18,589


Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (40.3%)
Median Home Value $212,500
Average Home Value $232,000


Total Households 43
Average Household Size 3.58
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.44% -0.66%
Households -0.32% -0.95%
Families -2.1% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

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, 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 # 219 38th
Population Density # 222 38th
Diversity Index # 48 86th
Median Household Income # 201 44th
Per Capita Income # 259 27th

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