Beaver, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 84. Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 38  (45.5%)
Females: 46  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99724

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,405 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Beaver:

$23,405
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,050 (it was $8,441 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $180,296 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Beaver:

$180,296
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $151,500; Detached houses: $151,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $675.

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  • American Indian alone - 79 (94.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (4.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Beaver: 113.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 20.5 square miles.

Population density: 4.1 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Beaver:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 17.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beaver CDP:

  • Never married: 63.7%
  • Now married: 17.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Beaver, Alaska as of June 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Beaver to the number of sex offenders is 84 to 1.


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

Beaver CDP:  0.9% ($680)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (364.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2524.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Birch Creek, AK (6.7 miles) , Stevens Village, AK (7.3 miles) , Venetie, AK (7.4 miles ), Fort Yukon, AK (7.8 miles ), Livengood, AK (8.3 miles) , Central, AK (9.8 miles) , Coldfoot, AK (9.8 miles) , Rampart, AK (9.9 miles) .

Latitude: 66.36 N, Longitude: 147.40 W

Area code: 907

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

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (54%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (61%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

Average climate in Beaver, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Beaver-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 453% 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 195.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 369.5 miles away from Beaver 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 193.8 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 73.8 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 197.0 miles away from Beaver 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 90.9 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 Beaver:

  • Beaver Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 200, Itinerant Ops: 500, Local Ops: 100)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 105 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 365 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 366 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1505 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1509 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1529 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1531 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Beaver:

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

Lakes: Annie Lake (A), Argo Bill Lake (B), Riley Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jack Uheen Slough (A). Display/hide its location 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 Beaver and their reported violations in the past:

BEAVER WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 99, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-07-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2012), St Other (JAN-04-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-07-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-25-2010 to OCT-31-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-25-2010 to OCT-31-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-25-2010 to OCT-31-2010)
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 146 regular monitoring violations
  • 33 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.4%
(34.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  16.7%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Beaver compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (91%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Beaver CDP (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.73%
Here: 48.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents52.4%39.8%4.2%3.3%0.3%
Congregations45.9%29.7%10.8%10.8%2.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 Beaver:

  • 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.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, 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.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Beaver:

  • K09QQ (Channel 9; BEAVER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04LC (Channel 4; BEAVER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Beaver)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL3IB, Licensee ID: L01642474
    Grant Date: 06/06/2011, Expiration Date: 06/06/2021, Certifier: Lavern E Davison
    Registrant: Lavern E Davison, Beaver, AK 99724

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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