Fishhook CDP, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Fishhook CDP, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Fishhook Census Designated Place had a population of 6,171 as of July 1, 2018. Fishhook CDP ranks in the upper 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 Fishhook CDP is located at latitude 61.7108 and longitude -149.2658 in Matanuska-Susitna Borough. The formal boundaries for the Fishhook Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.87 sq. miles.

The Fishhook Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418582) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fishhook Census Designated Place is located within the Matanuska-Susitna Census Subarea of Matanuska-Susitna 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.

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Fishhook CDP, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,171
Population in Households 6,126
Population in Familes 5,274
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 86
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $100,688
Average Household Income $108,210
Per Capita Income $36,968


Total Housing Units 2,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,695 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 382 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 1.6%)
Median Home Value $294,044
Average Home Value $321,254


Total Households 2,077
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 1,575
Average Family Size 3
  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 3.41% 2.8%
Households 3.28% 2.73%
Families 3.06% 2.62%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Fishhook CDP, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fishhook CDP 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 # 21 94th
Population Density # 76 79th
Diversity Index # 193 46th
Median Household Income # 4 99th
Per Capita Income # 53 85th

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