Aniak, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 524 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 264  (50.4%)
Females: 260  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  29.8 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99557.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $64,492 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Aniak:

$64,492
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,508 (it was $16,550 in 2000)

Aniak city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $192,548 (it was $120,400 in 2000)
Aniak:

$192,548
AK:

$254,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,126.

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  • Races in Aniak, AK (2010)

    Aniak races chart
    • 34368.5%American Indian alone
    • 10220.4%White alone
    • 499.8%Two or more races
    • 61.2%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Aniak: 111.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.9%), Swedish (4.7%), Irish (3.5%), English (2.1%), Norwegian (1.5%), Scottish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 84 feet

Land area: 6.52 square miles.

Population density: 80 people per square mile   (very low).

Aniak, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Aniak:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aniak city:

  • Never married: 41.8%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Alaska:

5.9%

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

Aniak city:  1.0% ($1,221)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (325.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2618.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Chuathbaluk, AK (3.2 miles) , Upper Kalskag, AK (5.0 miles ), Lower Kalskag, AK (5.2 miles ), Holy Cross, AK (6.6 miles ), Crooked Creek, AK (7.1 miles) , Tuluksak, AK (7.6 miles ), Russian Mission, AK (7.8 miles ), Akiak, AK (8.5 miles ).

Latitude: 61.58 N, Longitude: 159.55 W

Area code: 907

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

16.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +120 (+26.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Aniak, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Aniak-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 552% 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 397.4 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 317.7 miles away from Aniak 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 399.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 376.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 434.4 miles away from Aniak center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 323.9 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 Aniak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aniak:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 323 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 323 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 430 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1676 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1680 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1682 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1700 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high schools in Aniak:

Public elementary/middle school in Aniak:

See full list of schools located in Aniak

Library in Aniak:

  • ANIAK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $16,402; Location: 270 RIVERFRONT DRIVE; 4,300 books; 100 audio materials; 900 video materials; 50 state licensed databases)

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Notable location: Aniak Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Aniak Lodge (Po Box 9) (1). Display/hide its approximate location 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 Aniak and their reported violations in the past:

KSD AUNTIE MARY NICOLI WELL 2 (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2011)
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
KSD ANIAK SECONDARY SCHOOL (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2008)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
KSD GEORGE MORGAN HIGH SCHOOL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2012)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2012)
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
KSD UPPER KALSKAG PRIMARY SC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2014)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 149 regular monitoring violations
YKHC ANIAK SUBREGIONAL CLINIC (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KSD JOE PARENT VOC. ED. CENTER (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2011)
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 68 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.6%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for American Indian residents, 28.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.4%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Aniak compared to Alaska 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Alaska average:

10.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Wood (29%)
  • Electricity (2%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Aniak 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 3$7,930$31,7203$600
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$900
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$226
Sewerage 0$0 3$2,647
Local Libraries 0$0 3$695
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,652
Totals for Government 3$7,930$31,72015$6,720

Aniak government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $90,000 ($171.76)
    Central Staff Services: $34,000 ($64.89)
    Gas Utilities: $20,000 ($38.17)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($30.53)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($26.72)
    Electric Utilities: $13,000 ($24.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($19.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($7.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $99,000 ($188.93)

Aniak government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $59,000 ($112.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($80.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($26.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $45,000 ($85.88)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $47,000 ($89.69)

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 Aniak:

  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • 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)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aniak:

  • K220EA (91.9 FM; ANIAK, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Aniak:

  • K02KY (Channel 2; ANIAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K11QN (Channel 11; ANIAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Aniak fatal accident list:

Mar 4, 2002 05:40 AM, Aniak Airport Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 13, 1997 11:23 PM, Jaup St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 29, 1997 10:00 PM, Village Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aniak)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • State Trooper Ofc Public Safety Bldg (Lat: 61.581778 Lon: -159.526250), Call Sign: KNDP544
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.415 MHz, 155.415 MHz, 155.505 MHz, 155.505 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Aniak, Aniak Tower (Lat: 61.568694 Lon: -159.543333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQEE456
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2006, Expiration Date: 01/06/2016, Certifier: Jon Duracinski
    Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:
  • ANIAK, Within Town Of (Lat: 61.579833 Lon: -159.549278), Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WHE654
    Assigned Frequencies: 2117.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Alascom, Inc., 505 E. Bluff Drive, Anchorage, AK 99501, Phone: (907) 264-7877, Fax: (907) 264-7169, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Division Of Aviation Office (Lat: 61.571778 Lon: -159.538472), Type: Pole, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KAT67, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.44840 MHz, 2.51040 MHz, 3.20240 MHz, 5.16890 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
  • Alaska State Troopers Office (Lat: 61.574556 Lon: -159.530972), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHX352, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2012, Expiration Date: 09/09/2022
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
  • Aniak Airport (Lat: 61.578444 Lon: -159.577361), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WSN8
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.100 MHz, 2.87640 MHz, 129.150 MHz, 2.91240 MHz, 129.500 MHz, 3.45040 MHz, 129.600 MHz, 5.47340 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 5.48540 MHz... (+11 more)
    Grant Date: 11/02/2004, Expiration Date: 11/02/2014
    Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006-2304, Phone: (202) 719-7235, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft:

39 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Aniak)
Most common first names in Aniak, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary780.7 years
Agnes382.7 years
Marie369.7 years
John361.4 years
Annie358.7 years
Nick274.0 years
William274.0 years
Evan276.5 years
George281.0 years
Joseph261.0 years
Most common last names in Aniak, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kelila463.0 years
Morgan477.5 years
Kameroff368.3 years
Kvamme359.0 years
Phillips360.7 years
John253.5 years
Hoffman270.6 years
Charles276.5 years
Cutter277.5 years
Mckindy265.5 years

Businesses in Aniak, AK

  • Nike: 1

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