Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough AK Information


Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough Subdivisions

Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 8,889 (100%)
Population in Households 8,702 (97.9%)
Population in Families 6,652 (74.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 187 ( 2.1%)
Population Density 0
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $72,180
Average Household Income $93,818
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $39,200
Wealth Index5 101


Total HU (Housing Units) 6,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,273 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,438 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,527 (40.5%)
Median Home Value $227,097
Average Home Value $250,924
Housing Affordability Index3 167


Total Households 3,711
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,215
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.78% -1.17%
Households -0.65% -1.11%
Families -0.84% -1.24%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.91%


Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 12 62nd
Population Density # 23 34th
Median Household Income # 10 69th
Housing Affordability Index # 15 52nd
Per Capita Income # 7 79th
Diversity Index # 17 45th

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