Golovin, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Golovin, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Golovin had a population of 160 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Golovin is located at latitude 64.5637 and longitude -163.001 in Nome (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Golovin (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nome (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 43 feet.

The City of Golovin (GNIS ID: 2419390) 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 Golovin 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 Golovin: Cheenik, Chenik, Chenik Mission, Chennik, Chillimiut, Chingmyut, Chinick, Chinig-myut, Chinik, Cingik, Dexter, Dexter's Store, Golofnin, Golovnin, Ikaligvigmiut, Ikaligwigmiut, Ikalikhvig-myut, Seleniye Ikalikhvig-myut, Sinik, Tchinimuth.

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


Total Population 160
Population in Households 160
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $31,942
Average Household Income $46,179
Per Capita Income $13,579


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $105,556


Total Households 50
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 35
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% 0.37%
Households 0.25% 0.4%
Families 0.72% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Golovin, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golovin 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 # 213 40th
Population Density # 111 69th
Diversity Index # 256 28th
Median Household Income # 311 12th
Per Capita Income # 317 11th

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