Circle, AK Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Circle Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Circle Content
Planning to visit Circle? See Local Hotels

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

Circle, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Circle Census Designated Place had a population of 98 as of July 1, 2019. Circle 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 Circle is located at latitude 65.8256 and longitude -144.0606 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Circle Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 106.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.54 sq. miles. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 581 feet.

The Circle Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418837) 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 Circle Census Designated Place is located within the Yukon Flats Census Subarea of Yukon-Koyukuk (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 Circle: Circle City.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Circle 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Circle (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 - 2019 Demographics

Circle, AK - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for 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, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Circle, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Circle, AK Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Alaska Housing Affordability Index is 124
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Circle, AK Wealth Index is 42
State of Alaska Wealth Index is 106
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.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Boroughs / Census Areas (CA), and ZIP Codes.

More Tools and Resources:

  1. For information about schools and school attendance zones, use the HTL Address Tool
  2. Our new HTL Neighborhood Explorer provides lots of detail about any neighborhood.
  3. The new 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  4. See the References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.
  5. See the Alaska COVID-19 Data and US COVID-19 Data for more information on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

POPULATION

Total Population 98 (100%)
Population in Households 98 (100.0%)
Population in Families 71 (72.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1
Diversity Index2 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,104
Average Household Income $51,322
Per Capita Income $22,614
Wealth Index4 42

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $81,250
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 38
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 20
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.64% -0.83%
Households -0.55% -0.53%
Families -2.38% -1.02%
Median Household Income   -1.13%
Per Capita Income   0.95%

Circle, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Circle to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 244 31st
Population Density # 306 14th
Diversity Index # 152 57th
Median Household Income # 321 9th
Per Capita Income # 210 41st

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

Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Alaska July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement