Aniak, Alaska

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Population in 2019: 549 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 316  (57.7%)
Females: 233  (42.3%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip codes: 99557.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,991 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Aniak:

$47,991
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,584 (it was $16,550 in 2000)

Aniak city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $214,020 (it was $120,400 in 2000)
Aniak:

$214,020
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $208,955; detached houses: $206,945; townhouses or other attached units: $235,518; in 2-unit structures: $296,641; mobile homes: $21,078

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,146.

March 2019 cost of living index in Aniak: 109.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.9%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 19.4% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Aniak, AK (2019)
    • 40878.2%American Indian alone
    • 8716.7%White alone
    • 285.4%Two or more races
    • 152.9%Hispanic
    • 81.5%Black alone

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Aniak, Alaska as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aniak is 132 to 1.


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Ancestries: Ethiopian (2.8%), Welsh (2.1%), Scandinavian (1.8%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 84 feet

Land area: 6.52 square miles.

Population density: 84 people per square mile   (very low).

Aniak, Alaska map

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Alaska:

7.8%
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

Distribution of median household income in Aniak, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Aniak, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

11.8%
Alaska:

8.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +120 (+26.5%).
Most common industries in Aniak, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (28.0%)
  • Air transportation (16.4%)
  • Public administration (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Air transportation (22.9%)
  • Educational services (21.2%)
  • Public administration (16.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.8%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (35.1%)
  • Public administration (13.2%)
  • Air transportation (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Aniak, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Aircraft and traffic control occupations (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.2%)
  • Aircraft and traffic control occupations (10.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Top executives (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)

Average climate in Aniak, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Aniak-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 3347% 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) 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bethel Census Area (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5

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

Airports located in Aniak:

  • Aniak Airport (ANI) (Runways: 2, Air Taxi Ops: 1,750, Itinerant Ops: 500, Local Ops: 300, Military Ops: 50)

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 school in Aniak:

  • ANIAK JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 201 HIGH SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: 7-12)

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Aniak:

Marital status in Aniak, AK
  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Aniak:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Alaska average:

10.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Aniak

Religion statistics for Aniak, AK (based on Bethel Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
Alaska:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.7%
Alaska:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Aniak:

29.7
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Aniak:

25.1%
Alaska:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Aniak:

9.9%
Alaska:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Aniak:

35.9%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
Alaska:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.3%
State:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Aniak, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,583
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$149
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$622
Local Libraries 0$0 1$308
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,783
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$355
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$3,295
Totals for Government 0$0 12$8,094

Aniak government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $281,000 ($511.84)
    General - Other: $242,000 ($440.80)
    Financial Administration: $234,000 ($426.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($83.79)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($63.75)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($43.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $172,000 ($313.30)

Aniak government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $243,000 ($442.62)
    Sewerage: $84,000 ($153.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($18.21)
    Rents: $7,000 ($12.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $221,000 ($402.55)
    Other: $8,000 ($14.57)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $53,000 ($96.54)

4.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.53% ($45,154 average AGI)


6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.14% ($47,631 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.44% ($43,217)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.40% ($58,476)

Businesses in Aniak, AK

  • Nike: 1

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:

Jan 20, 2018 07:14 AM, Airport Blvd, Lat: 61.578028, Lon: -159.557617, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 4, 2002 05:40 AM, Aniak Airport Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk 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:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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:
  • Lat: 61.119167 Lon: -155.596111, Call Sign: WQWA598,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.837 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2015, Expiration Date: 07/01/2025, Certifier: Eric Stice, Registrant: North Slope Telecom Inc, 2020 E Dowling Road, Suite #3, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 751-8200, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Aniak, AK
  • 54.5%Wood
  • 45.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Aniak, AK
  • 77.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.8%Wood
  • 4.2%Electricity


Aniak compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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 below state average.

Aniak on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
There are 16 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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