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Bethel Census Area

Population in 2012: 360 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.5%
 

Males: 175  (48.8%)
Females: 185  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  25.8 years
Alaska median age:  36.1 years

Zip codes: 99552.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $37,315 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Akiak:

$37,315
Alaska:

$67,825
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $13,242

Akiak city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $194,309 (it was $98,100 in 2000)
Akiak:

$194,309
Alaska:

$238,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $214,784; Detached houses: $214,784

Median gross rent in 2011: $489.

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  • American Indian alone - 320 (92.5%)
  • White alone - 18 (5.2%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Akiak: 115.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (1.9%), Arab (1.7%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1970

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 183 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Akiak:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 19.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Akiak city:

  • Never married: 58.3%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 0.9%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Akiak, Alaska as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Akiak to the number of sex offenders is 52 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (383.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2647.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Akiachak, AK (2.6 miles ), Kwethluk, AK (3.2 miles ), Tuluksak, AK (4.0 miles ), Bethel, AK (4.5 miles ), Oscarville, AK (4.8 miles) , Napaskiak, AK (4.8 miles ), Napakiak, AK (5.4 miles ), Atmautluak, AK (6.0 miles ).

Latitude: 60.91 N, Longitude: 161.22 W

Area code: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+8.0%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (2%)
  • Educational services (43%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Secondary school teachers (13%)
  • Religious workers (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Special education teachers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)

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Earthquake activity:

Akiak-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/2005 at 23:41:43, a magnitude 4.6 (3.8 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 28.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2005 at 07:34:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 12.4 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from Akiak center
On 2/10/1994 at 21:35:42, a magnitude 4.4 (3.7 ML, 4.4 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/1991 at 19:17:32, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 07:55:50, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from Akiak center
On 3/20/1997 at 15:04:15, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, 3.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bethel Census Area County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Snow: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Political contributions by individuals in Akiak, AK

Airports located in Akiak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Akiak:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 382 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 502 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1720 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1723 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1743 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1768 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1773 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high school in Akiak:

  • Akiak School (Students: 99; Location: AKIAK # 5227; Grades: PK-12)
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Library in Akiak:

  • AKIAK SCHOOL/COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $22,223; Location: 1 KILBUCK ROAD; 7,600 books; 73 audio materials; 462 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Akiak: Akiak Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Edith Kawagley Memorial Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Bethel Census Area County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Akiak and their reported violations in the past:

AKIAK COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUN-26-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (JUN-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2006), St Other (2 times from JUN-26-2006 to JUN-28-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and DEC-21-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and DEC-21-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2001 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (3 times from NOV-06-2001 to JUN-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2005)
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
  • 400 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.0%
(50.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.8 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.3%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Akiak, AK

Akiak compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Akiak travel time to work - commute


Akiak mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Electricity (3%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,167
Other and Unallocable 0$0 7$1,860
Totals for Government 0$0 14$3,027

Akiak government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $170,000 ($472.22)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($77.78)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($25.00)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($22.22)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($16.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $115,000 ($319.44)

Akiak government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $26,000 ($72.22)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($41.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $91,000 ($252.78)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($19.44)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $163,000 ($452.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000 ($88.89)
    All Other: $17,000 ($47.22)

Akiak government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $224,000 ($622.22)

6.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.58% ($27,013 average AGI)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.49% ($19,167)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.22% ($25,000)


7.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.34% ($37,402 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.72% ($38,333)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.46% ($27,783)

Strongest AM radio stations in Akiak:

  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Akiak:

  • K12NS (Channel 12; AKIAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K10MV (Channel 10; AKIAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • KYUK-TV (Channel 4; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2

    FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

    4
    • jon duracinski, Within Community Of Akiak (Lat: 60.911389 Lon: -161.227361), Type: 31.7, Overall height: 31.7 m
      Registrant: 9072735280, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
    • Jon Duracinski, Within Community Of Akiak (Lat: 60.911389 Lon: -161.227361), Type: 31.7, Overall height: 31.7 m
      Registrant: 9072735280, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
    • David Heimke, Akiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.912222 Lon: -161.220833), Type: 18.2, Overall height: 18.2 m
      Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST
    • Akiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.912222 Lon: -161.220833), Type: 18.2, Overall height: 18.2 m
      Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST

    FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

    3
    • AKIAK, Within Community Of Akiak (Lat: 60.911389 Lon: -161.227361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WPNI269
      Assigned Frequencies: 6581.25 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz
      Grant Date: 04/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
      Registrant: United Utilities Inc, 5450 A Street, Anchorage, AK 99518, Phone: (907) 273-5280, Fax: (290) 727-3531, Email:
    • Akiak, Within Community Of Akiak (Lat: 60.911389 Lon: -161.227361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WQDR574, Licensee ID: L00045569
      Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
      Grant Date: 10/13/2005, Expiration Date: 10/13/2015, Certifier: Jimmy R Sipes
      Registrant: United2, LLC
    • Akiak, Within Community Of Akiak (Lat: 60.911389 Lon: -161.227361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WQEE683, Licensee ID: L00045569
      Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
      Grant Date: 01/09/2006, Expiration Date: 01/09/2016, Certifier: Jimmy R Sipes
      Registrant: United2, LLC

    FCC Registered Paging Towers:

    1
    • Alascom Earth Station (Lat: 60.912306 Lon: -161.220889), Call Sign: KNKP446, Licensee ID: L00002081
      Assigned Frequencies: 152.060 MHz, 152.210 MHz
      Grant Date: 12/09/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2018
      Registrant: United Utilities, Inc., 5450 A Street, Anchorage, AK 99518-1278, Phone: (202) 371-5775

    FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

    1
    • Akiak Landing Area (Lat: 60.904806 Lon: -161.227028), Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KEN8, Licensee ID: L00011273
      Assigned Frequencies: 129.600 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.200 MHz, 131.300 MHz
      Grant Date: 09/04/2001, Expiration Date: 08/29/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2006
      Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006

    FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

    1
    • Call Sign: WL7CCY
      Grant Date: 10/01/1991, Expiration Date: 10/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2003
      Registrant: Mark A Anaruk, Akiak, AK 99552

    FAA Registered Aircraft:

    1
    • Aircraft: CESSNA 175A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
      N-Number: 8075T , Serial Number: 56775, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1960
      Registrant (Individual): Harvey P Demantle, Po Box 156, Akiak, AK 99552


    Most common last names in Akiak, AK among deceased individuals
    Last nameCountLived (average)
    Ivan460.8 years
    Owens475.3 years
    Egoak385.6 years
    Kawagley377.3 years
    Lake369.0 years
    Beaver278.0 years
    Demandle278.0 years
    Jackson273.5 years
    Lott266.5 years
    Williams273.0 years

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