Point Lay, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Point Lay, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Point Lay Census Designated Place had a population of 192 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Point Lay is located at latitude 69.7439 and longitude -163.0084 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Point Lay: Kalee, Kali, Point Lay Village.

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


Total Population 192
Population in Households 191
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $73,617
Average Household Income $78,069
Per Capita Income $22,324


Total Housing Units 71 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $94,737
Average Home Value $117,361


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 45
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 0.19% -0.21%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.44% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.03%
Per Capita Income   0.74%

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, 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 # 199 44th
Population Density # 221 38th
Diversity Index # 218 39th
Median Household Income # 59 84th
Per Capita Income # 207 42nd

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