Brevig Mission, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Brevig Mission, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Brevig Mission had a population of 398 as of July 1, 2018. Brevig Mission 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 Brevig Mission is located at latitude 65.3439 and longitude -166.5085 in Nome (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Brevig Mission (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Nome (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Brevig Mission (GNIS ID: 2419364) 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 Brevig Mission is located within the Nome Census Subarea of Nome (CA) 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 Brevig Mission: Okaveenok, Singick, Siniogamut, Siniogamute, Siniogamute Sinuk, Sinuk, Sitaisaq, Teller Mission, Teller Reindeer Station.

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Brevig Mission, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 398
Population in Households 387
Population in Familes 325
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 156
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $32,579
Average Household Income $41,836
Per Capita Income $11,850


Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (31.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (58.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Average Home Value $131,061


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 4.07
Family Households 74
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 0.31% 0.5%
Households 0.26% 0.42%
Families -0.32% 0.53%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   0.76%

Brevig Mission, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brevig Mission 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 # 140 61st
Population Density # 52 86th
Diversity Index # 257 27th
Median Household Income # 308 13th
Per Capita Income # 344 3rd

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