Northway Junction, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Northway Junction, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Northway Junction Census Designated Place had a population of 52 as of July 1, 2017. Northway Junction 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 Northway Junction is located at latitude 63.0241 and longitude -141.7913 in Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Northway Junction Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,699 feet.

The Northway Junction Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419149) 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 Northway Junction Census Designated Place is located within the Southeast Fairbanks Census Subarea of Southeast Fairbanks (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 Northway Junction 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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Northway Junction, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 52
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 32
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 52
Population in Familes 41
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $41,246
Average Household Income $49,490
Per Capita Income $18,785


Total Housing Units 31 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (38.7%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $171,154


Total Households 19
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 12
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 -0.52% -0.78%
Households -0.7% -1.08%
Families -3.03% -1.73%
Median Household Income   3.92%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Northway Junction, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northway Junction 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 # 296 17th
Population Density # 227 36th
Diversity Index # 61 83rd
Median Household Income # 247 31st
Per Capita Income # 250 30th

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