Arctic Village, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 152. Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 94  (62.0%)
Females: 58  (38.0%)
Median resident age:  27.0 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99722, 99740, 99781.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,074 (it was $20,250 in 2000)
Arctic Village:

$28,074
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,684 (it was $10,761 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,289 (it was $104,500 in 2000)
Arctic Village:

$89,289
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $124,371; Detached houses: $121,776
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  • Races in Arctic Village, AK (2010)

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    • 13588.8%American Indian alone
    • 106.6%Two or more races
    • 74.6%White alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Arctic Village: 109.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 61.7 square miles.

Population density: 2.5 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Arctic Village:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arctic Village CDP:

  • Never married: 65.4%
  • Now married: 24.2%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $225 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (495.2 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2585.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Venetie, AK (8.8 miles ), Fort Yukon, AK (10.4 miles ), Chalkyitsik, AK (10.6 miles) , Wiseman, AK (11.3 miles) , Coldfoot, AK (11.6 miles) , Anaktuvuk Pass, AK (12.6 miles ), Evansville, AK (13.4 miles) , Bettles, AK (13.4 miles) .

Latitude: 68.12 N, Longitude: 145.53 W

Area code: 907

Arctic Village household income distribution Arctic Village home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (53%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Public administration (39%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Community and social service occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Average climate in Arctic Village, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Arctic Village-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 322.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 323.6 miles away from Arctic Village center
On 8/21/2003 at 23:31:49, a magnitude 6.0 (5.2 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.5 MW, 6.0 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 73.0 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) earthquake occurred 179.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/5/1994 at 01:14:42, a magnitude 5.5 (4.9 MB, 4.7 MS, 4.8 ML, 5.5 ML, Depth: 7.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 61.5 miles away from Arctic Village center
On 10/6/1995 at 05:23:18, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.2 ME, 6.2 ML, Depth: 5.7 mi) earthquake occurred 222.6 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 Arctic Village:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arctic Village:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 235 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 496 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 496 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1555 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1559 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1581 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Peninsula College (about 1584 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)

Public high school in Arctic Village:

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Notable location: Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments Arctic Village Clinic (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Blackfish Lake (A), Grayling Lake (B), Chottsik Lake (C), Coming Portage Lake (D), Duitatuk Lake (E), Found Fish Lake (F), Grayline Lake (G), Khaali Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Tritt Creek (A), Deadman 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 Arctic Village and their reported violations in the past:

ARCTIC VILLAGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 175, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2013
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2013)
  • 31 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2014
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2014)
  • 26 routine major monitoring violations
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
  • 165 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.2%
(37.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  20.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Arctic Village compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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:

8.8
Alaska average:

10.4

Arctic Village travel time to work - commute Arctic Village mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (79%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arctic Village CDP (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%

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 Arctic Village:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Arctic Village:

  • K09RV (Channel 9; ARCTIC VILLAGE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04LI (Channel 4; ARCTIC VILLAGE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
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