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Point Lay, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Point Lay Census Designated Place had a population of 196 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Point Lay is located at latitude 69.7371 and longitude -162.8352 in North Slope Borough. The formal boundaries for the Point Lay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.51 sq. miles and a water area of 3.78 sq. miles. North Slope Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Point Lay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419178) 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 Point Lay Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Point Lay 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 Point Lay: Kalee, Kali, Point Lay Village.

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Point Lay, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 196
Daytime Population: Workers 140
Daytime Population: Residents 130
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 270
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.38
Population in Households 195
Population in Familes 165
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $77,237
Average Household Income $81,024
Per Capita Income $22,691


Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $93,056
Average Home Value $114,286


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 47
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 0.5% 0.3%
Households 0.45% 0.32%
Families 2.25% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.31%

Point Lay, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Point Lay 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 # 197 45th
Population Density # 219 38th
Diversity Index # 208 42nd
Median Household Income # 35 90th
Per Capita Income # 196 45th

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