Akiak, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 362 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.2%
 
Males: 194  (53.8%)
Females: 168  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  25.1 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99552.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,133 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Akiak:

$39,133
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,545 (it was $8,326 in 2000)

Akiak city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $205,679 (it was $98,100 in 2000)
Akiak:

$205,679
AK:

$254,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $791.

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  • Races in Akiak, AK (2010)

    Akiak races chart
    • 32092.5%American Indian alone
    • 185.2%White alone
    • 72.0%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Hispanic

Races in Akiak detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Akiak: 115.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1970

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 184 people per square mile   (very low).

Akiak, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Akiak:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Akiak city:

  • Never married: 56.7%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 2.7%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Akiak, Alaska as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Akiak to the number of sex offenders is 72 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Akiak city:  1.1% ($1,125)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

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

Akiak household income distribution Akiak home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

16.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (46%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Akiak: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Akiak, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Akiak-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 494% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 455.5 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 381.4 miles away from Akiak center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 389.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 399.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 470.1 miles away from Akiak center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 322.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Akiak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Akiak:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 381 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 382 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 502 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1720 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1723 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1724 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1743 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Akiak:

  • Akiak School (Students: 99; Location: AKIAK # 5227; Grades: PK-12)
See full list of schools located in Akiak

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 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: 346, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and APR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and APR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2014)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 98 regular monitoring violations
  • 27 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.8%
(56.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 76.9% 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

Akiak compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Alaska average:

10.4

Akiak travel time to work - commute Akiak mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Akiak city (based on Bethel Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2448
Orthodox2,85217
Mainline Protestant2,21618
Evangelical Protestant50111
Other1981
None8,002-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

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 2012)
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 11$1,882
Other and Unallocable 0$0 11$3,000
Totals for Government 0$0 22$4,882

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $170,000 ($469.61)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($77.35)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($24.86)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($22.10)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($16.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $115,000 ($317.68)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $26,000 ($71.82)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($41.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $91,000 ($251.38)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($19.34)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $163,000 ($450.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000 ($88.40)
    All Other: $17,000 ($46.96)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $224,000 ($618.78)

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.51% ($36,474 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.54% ($37,214)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($24,423)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.15% ($42,486 average AGI)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($32,615)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.37% ($52,053)

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
  • Within Community Of Akiak (Lat: 60.911389 Lon: -161.227361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WPON879
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020, Certifier: Tina Pidgeon
    Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:
  • Within Community Of Akiak (Lat: 60.911389 Lon: -161.227361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: KNKR275
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2015, Certifier: Steve Hamlen
    Registrant: Gci, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

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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