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Nulato, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Nulato had a population of 252 as of July 1, 2018. Nulato ranks in the lower 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 Nulato is located at latitude 64.6899 and longitude -158.2838 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Nulato (see map below) encompass a land area of 41.51 sq. miles and a water area of 2.32 sq. miles. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 131 feet.

The City of Nulato (GNIS ID: 2419440) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Nulato is located within the Koyukuk-Middle Yukon 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 Nulato: Noolaaghe Doh, Nulagito, Odinotchka.

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


Total Population 252
Population in Households 252
Population in Familes 200
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $30,103
Average Household Income $43,454
Per Capita Income $16,172


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (35.3%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $156,522


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.56% -0.81%
Households -0.54% -0.69%
Families -1.25% -0.74%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Nulato, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nulato 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 # 176 51st
Population Density # 229 35th
Diversity Index # 313 12th
Median Household Income # 324 9th
Per Capita Income # 269 24th

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