Allakaket, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 107 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 62  (58.2%)
Females: 45  (41.8%)
Median resident age:  32.5 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99720

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,705 (it was $16,563 in 2000)
Allakaket:

$25,705
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,789 (it was $10,912 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,541 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Allakaket:

$94,541
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $103,830; Detached houses: $101,664

Median gross rent in 2013: $669.

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  • Races in Allakaket, AK (2010)

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    • 10095.2%American Indian alone
    • 43.8%Two or more races
    • 11.0%White alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Allakaket: 112.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1975

Land area: 3.60 square miles.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (very low).

Allakaket, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Allakaket:

  • High school or higher: 63.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 39.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Allakaket city:

  • Never married: 55.4%
  • Now married: 32.8%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

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

Allakaket city:  1.1% ($667)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (381.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2638.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: New Allakaket, AK (0.9 miles) , Alatna, AK (2.4 miles) , Bettles, AK (6.3 miles) , Evansville, AK (6.3 miles) , Hughes, AK (7.6 miles) , Coldfoot, AK (9.1 miles) , Wiseman, AK (9.6 miles) , Rampart, AK (10.1 miles) .

Latitude: 66.56 N, Longitude: 152.65 W

Area code: 907

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

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-42.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (43%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (44%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (43%)
  • Material moving occupations (29%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Allakaket, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Allakaket, Alaska average temperatures Allakaket, Alaska average precipitation Allakaket, Alaska humidity Allakaket, Alaska wind speed Allakaket, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Allakaket-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 421% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 183.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 412.7 miles away from Allakaket center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
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 253.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/9/1985 at 14:08:04, a magnitude 6.2 (5.9 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 MS, 6.0 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 247.3 miles away from Allakaket center
On 2/3/2000 at 10:24:59, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 6.1 ML, 5.7 MW, Depth: 4.5 mi) earthquake occurred 121.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Allakaket:

  • Allakaket Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 1,200, Itinerant Ops: 1,000, Local Ops: 50, Military Ops: 20)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allakaket:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 181 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 381 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 382 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1628 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1632 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1649 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1654 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Allakaket:

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Lake: Minotocloga Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Alatna River (A), Unatlotly Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yukon-Koyukuk 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 Allakaket and their reported violations in the past:

ALLAKAKET PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 192, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Other (NOV-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-24-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2013), St Other (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Other (NOV-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2011)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 106 regular monitoring violations
  • 20 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.3%
(30.5% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  15.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Allakaket compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly 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:

14.8
Alaska average:

10.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (70%)
  • Wood (27%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Allakaket city (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,14818
Catholic1,45310
Evangelical Protestant1645
Other87-
Orthodox853
None1,651-
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: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

29.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$3,387
Other Government Administration 2$3,842$23,0522$2,258
Welfare 0$0 2$2,710
Health 2$4,226$25,3562$4,258
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,936
Totals for Government 4$8,068$24,20410$14,549

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $150,000 ($1401.87)
    Financial Administration: $69,000 ($644.86)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($186.92)
    Air Transportation: $16,000 ($149.53)
    Health Services - Other: $9,000 ($84.11)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($46.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($28.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $141,000 ($1317.76)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $18,000 ($168.22)
  • Charges - All Other: $348,000 ($3252.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($18.69)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $96,000 ($897.20)

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.27% ($31,500 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($42,760)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.59% ($29,587 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.24% ($41,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Allakaket:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Allakaket:

  • K02KB (Channel 2; ALLAKAKET, AK; Owner: ALLAKAKET CITY COUNCIL)
  • K09QL (Channel 9; ALLAKAKET, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Allakaket Airport (Lat: 66.567278 Lon: -152.680167), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WMW6
    Assigned Frequencies: 131.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/1995, Expiration Date: 04/20/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: H C Price Company, 301 W Northern Lights Blvd Ste 300, Anchorage, AK 99503

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