Chistochina, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chistochina, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Chistochina Census Designated Place had a population of 90 as of July 1, 2017. Chistochina ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chistochina is located at latitude 62.5964 and longitude -144.941 in Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Chistochina Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 368.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.36 sq. miles. Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,877 feet.

The Chistochina Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418830) 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 Chistochina Census Designated Place is located within the Copper River Census Subarea of Valdez-Cordova (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 Chistochina population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chistochina: Chestochena, Chestochina Village, Tsiis Tl'edze' Caegge.

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Chistochina Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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


Total Population 90
Daytime Population: Workers 29
Daytime Population: Residents 51
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 80
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 90
Population in Familes 70
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $32,828
Average Household Income $54,416
Per Capita Income $22,475


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25 (36.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (49.3%)
Median Home Value $183,333
Average Home Value $197,917


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 21
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 -0.45% -0.45%
Households -0.39% -0.58%
Families -2.9% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.86%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Chistochina, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chistochina 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 # 253 29th
Population Density # 335 8th
Diversity Index # 93 74th
Median Household Income # 306 14th
Per Capita Income # 201 44th

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