Noatak, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Noatak, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Noatak Census Designated Place had a population of 517 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Noatak is located at latitude 67.5895 and longitude -163.0103 in Northwest Arctic Borough. The formal boundaries for the Noatak Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.69 sq. miles. Northwest Arctic Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Noatak Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419144) 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 Noatak Census Designated Place is located within the Northwest Arctic Census Subarea of Northwest Arctic 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 Noatak: Nuataaq.

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


Total Population 517
Population in Households 376
Population in Familes 343
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $60,757
Average Household Income $75,438
Per Capita Income $21,282


Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 0.9%)
Median Home Value $104,688
Average Home Value $123,457


Total Households 113
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 95
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 0.07% -0.12%
Households -0.11% 0.0%
Families -0.25% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Noatak, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Noatak 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 # 116 68th
Population Density # 131 63rd
Diversity Index # 199 44th
Median Household Income # 99 72nd
Per Capita Income # 216 39th

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