Northway, AK Profile: Facts & Data


Northway Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Northway Content

Also See: Northway, AK ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Northway, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Northway Census Designated Place had a population of 67 as of July 1, 2018. Northway 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 is located at latitude 62.9598 and longitude -141.8374 in Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Northway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.72 sq. miles and a water area of 1.64 sq. miles. Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,713 feet.

The Northway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419148) 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 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Northway: K'ehtthiign.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Northway 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Northway (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Alaska Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Alaska Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Research a Alaska Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, borough, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2018, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


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


Total Population 67
Population in Households 67
Population in Familes 53
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $41,387
Average Household Income $50,268
Per Capita Income $18,988


Total Housing Units 38 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $171,429


Total Households 26
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.7% -0.6%
Households -0.46% -0.78%
Families 0.0% -1.28%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Northway, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northway 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 # 280 21st
Population Density # 253 28th
Diversity Index # 80 77th
Median Household Income # 237 33rd
Per Capita Income # 245 31st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Alaska July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: