Am I Rural? – Report

Report produced by the Rural Health Information Hub on 06/16/21.

Location
Report Address:
Ketchikan, AK *

Latitude: 55.34209
Longitude: -131.64781

Census Tract: 02130000300
(Based on 2019 boundaries)

County:
Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK

* Report is for a specific point in Ketchikan, AK. Results may not be the same for all points in Ketchikan, AK.

The information provided by this service addresses only the rural aspect of a program's requirements. Your Am I Rural? report is not a guarantee of your rural status. Please check with the program contacts directly to verify your eligibility for specific federal programs.

Program Eligibility
Program Rural?
CMS - Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program YES The Rural Health Clinics Program requires that your location be outside an Urbanized Area as defined by the U.S. Census. (Please note there are additional location requirements for RHCs.)

This location is not in an Urbanized Area.
FORHP - Grant Programs YES This location is eligible for Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grant programs.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Common Rural Definitions
How Your Location is Defined
Census 2010, Percent Rural Information for Ketchikan Gateway Borough
  • Percent of County Population that is Rural: 23.19
Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs)
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Ketchikan, AK Micro Area
  • CBSA ID: 28540
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) defined rural areas Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Frontier and Remote Area (FAR) 2010
  • FAR Level: 2
  • FAR Description: Areas where the majority of the populations lives 60 minutes or more from Urbanized Areas (50,000 or more population) and 45 minutes or more from Urban Clusters (25,000-49,999 population). Note: Urbanized Areas and Urban Clusters are defined by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Rural Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs) by census tract
  • RUCA Code: 4.0
  • Primary Description: Micropolitan area core: primary flow within an Urban Cluster (UC) of 10,000 through 49,999 (large UC)
Rural Urban Continuum Codes (RUCCs) RUCCs are assigned at the county level.

Information for Ketchikan Gateway Borough

  • RUCC Code: 7
  • RUCC Description: Nonmetro - Urban population of 2,500 to 19,999, not adjacent to a metro area
Urban Influence Codes (UICs) 2013 Information for Ketchikan Gateway Borough
  • Urban Influence Code: 8
  • UIC Description: Micropolitan not adjacent to a metro area
Urbanized Areas / Urban Clusters Considered urban - located within an Urbanized Area or Urban Cluster.
  • Urbanized Area/Cluster Name: Ketchikan, AK Urban Cluster
  • UA/UC Number: 44668
Shortage Designations

For data sources and definitions, see the Rural Classifications help section.