Atqasuk, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Atqasuk, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Atqasuk had a population of 236 as of July 1, 2018. Atqasuk ranks in the lower 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 Atqasuk is located at latitude 70.4808 and longitude -157.3255 in North Slope Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Atqasuk (see map below) encompass a land area of 38.71 sq. miles and a water area of 3.62 sq. miles. North Slope Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Atqasuk (GNIS ID: 2419360) 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 Atqasuk is located within the North Slope Census Subarea of North Slope 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 Atqasuk: Atkasak, Atkasook, Atkasuk, Mead River, Meade River, Meade River Village, Tikikluk, Tikilook, Tikiluk.

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


Total Population 236
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 197
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $67,099
Average Household Income $76,217
Per Capita Income $20,929


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $131,098


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 3.59
Family Households 47
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 0.16% -0.17%
Households 0.0% -0.31%
Families 0.53% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.27%

Atqasuk, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atqasuk 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 # 182 49th
Population Density # 230 35th
Diversity Index # 279 21st
Median Household Income # 72 80th
Per Capita Income # 219 38th

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