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Point Baker, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Point Baker Census Designated Place had a population of 16 as of July 1, 2017. Point Baker 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 Point Baker is located at latitude 56.3481 and longitude -133.6168 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Point Baker Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Point Baker Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419175) 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 Baker Census Designated Place is located within the Prince of Wales 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 Point Baker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 16
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 10
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 16
Population in Familes 11
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $29,305
Average Household Income $44,162
Per Capita Income $23,304


Total Housing Units 19 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7 (36.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (52.6%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $329,167


Total Households 9
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 4
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 0.89% 0.0%
Households 1.64% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Point Baker, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Point Baker 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 # 332 6th
Population Density # 167 53rd
Diversity Index # 326 8th
Median Household Income # 325 8th
Per Capita Income # 192 46th

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