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Kake, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Kake had a population of 522 as of July 1, 2018. Kake ranks in the upper 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 Kake is located at latitude 56.9777 and longitude -133.9044 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Kake (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.96 sq. miles and a water area of 6.01 sq. miles. Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 62 feet.

The City of Kake (GNIS ID: 2419403) 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 Kake is located within the Petersburg Census Subarea of Prince of Wales-Hyder (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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kake: Keex, Kekou, Keku, Keq, Klukwan, S'ikanakhse'ni, S'ikanaxsa'ni.

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


Total Population 522
Population in Households 522
Population in Familes 417
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 58
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $59,505
Average Household Income $80,094
Per Capita Income $33,675


Total Housing Units 278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $247,321


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.78% -0.62%
Households -0.76% -0.51%
Families -1.71% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Kake, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kake 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 # 114 68th
Population Density # 102 71st
Diversity Index # 47 87th
Median Household Income # 109 69th
Per Capita Income # 83 77th

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