Brevig Mission, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 399 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +44.6%
Males: 200  (50.3%)
Females: 199  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  21.7 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99785.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $32,719 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Brevig Mission:

$32,719
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $7,721 (it was $7,278 in 2000)

Brevig Mission city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $98,648 (it was $38,900 in 2000)
Brevig Mission:

$98,648
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $105,037; Detached houses: $106,275

Median gross rent in 2015: $735.

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  • Races in Brevig Mission, AK (2010)

    Brevig Mission races chart
    • 35591.5%American Indian alone
    • 184.6%White alone
    • 112.8%Two or more races
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 20.5%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brevig Mission: 105.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 2.60 square miles.

Population density: 154 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brevig Mission:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brevig Mission city:

  • Never married: 68.8%
  • Now married: 22.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 2.8%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Brevig Mission, Alaska as of November 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Brevig Mission to the number of sex offenders is 135 to 1.


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

Brevig Mission city:  1.6% ($607)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (591.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2923.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Teller, AK (2.6 miles ), Port Clarence, AK (3.4 miles) , Wales, AK (7.0 miles) , Shishmaref, AK (8.1 miles ), Nome, AK (8.1 miles ), Diomede, AK (8.7 miles) , White Mountain, AK (10.0 miles ), Golovin, AK (10.7 miles) .

Latitude: 65.33 N, Longitude: 166.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Brevig Mission household income distribution Brevig Mission home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

10.4%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+38.7%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (36%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (36%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Brevig Mission, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Brevig Mission-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 166% 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 466.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 656.7 miles away from Brevig Mission 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 571.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2000 at 15:37:13, a magnitude 5.1 (4.7 MB, 5.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/21/1997 at 22:59:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.3 MB, 4.6 ML, 4.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.5 miles away from Brevig Mission center
On 9/6/2005 at 07:16:57, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.0 MS, 4.8 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 124.6 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nome Census Area (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brevig Mission topographic map

airports located in Brevig Mission:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brevig Mission:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 543 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 590 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 591 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1950 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1953 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1962 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1974 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Brevig Mission:

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Notable locations in Brevig Mission: Brevig Mission Fire Department (A), Norton Sound Health Brevig Mission Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Shelman Creek (A), Reindeer Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Nome Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 57.6%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.0% for American Indian residents, 94.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  4.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  31.2%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Alaska average:

10.2

Brevig Mission travel time to work - commute Brevig Mission mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brevig Mission city (based on Nome Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,1989
Evangelical Protestant1,12718
Catholic8805
Other1581
Orthodox1002
None5,029-
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: 12
Nome Census Area:

12.92 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Nome Census Area:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nome Census Area:

31.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brevig Mission:

44.1%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Brevig Mission:

30.0
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.1%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brevig Mission:

10.1%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brevig Mission:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Brevig Mission:

54.3%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.5%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brevig Mission, AK Residents
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 3$3,400$13,6005$2,045
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$1,694
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$2,258
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$242
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,226
Sewerage 0$0 3$1,936
Electric Power 0$0 5$2,013
Other and Unallocable 6$9,102$18,20412$4,171
Totals for Government 9$12,502$16,66943$15,585

Brevig Mission government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $168,000 ($421.05)
    General - Other: $87,000 ($218.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($147.87)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($117.79)
    Electric Utilities: $46,000 ($115.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($97.74)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($90.23)
    Health Services - Other: $23,000 ($57.64)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($50.13)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($37.59)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($10.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $283,000 ($709.27)

Brevig Mission government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $139,000 ($348.37)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($92.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($45.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($40.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,000 ($52.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $143,000 ($358.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($40.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($67.67)
    All Other: $5,000 ($12.53)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($62.66)

7.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
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  2.03% ($31,746 average AGI)
from Northwest Arctic Borough, AK  0.55% ($36,438)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.45% ($39,462)


6.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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  1.69% ($35,020 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.48% ($43,786)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brevig Mission:

  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Brevig Mission:

  • K09RO (Channel 9; TELLER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04LW (Channel 4; TELLER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Brevig Mission (Lat: 65.333889 Lon: -166.488611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQIQ308
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 04/11/2008, Expiration Date: 04/11/2018, Certifier: David J GrogginsRegistrant: Monte R. Lee & Company, 100 Nw 63rd Street - Suite 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73116, Phone: (405) 842-2405, Fax: (405) 848-8078, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • TERESA M PITOT, Brevig Mission (Lat: 65.333444 Lon: -166.491194), Type: 11.6, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: 2024423000, Lopatkiewicz.Stefan@dorseylaw.Com, 1001 PENNSYLVANIA AV. SUITE 400 SOU
  • Everrette Anderson, Brevig Mission (Lat: 65.334222 Lon: -166.488500), Type: 10.6, Overall height: 10.6 m, Registrant: 2024423553, Lopatkiewicz.Stefan@dorseylaw.Com, 1001 PENN. AVE., NW, SUITE 400
  • David Goggins, Brevig Mission (Lat: 65.334222 Lon: -166.488500), Type: 10.6, Overall height: 10.6 m, Registrant: 2024423553, Lopatkiewicz.Stefan@dorseylaw.Com, 1001 PENN. AVE., NW, SUITE 400
  • David Goggins, Brevig Mission (Lat: 65.333444 Lon: -166.491194), Type: 11.6, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: 2024423000, Lopatkiewicz.Stefan@dorseylaw.Com, 1001 PENNSYLVANIA AV. SUITE 400 SOU
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Community Of Brevig Mission (Lat: 65.332917 Lon: -166.485417), Type: 22.9, Structure height: 02180 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 8007708725, Chall2@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Community Of Brevig Mission (Lat: 65.332917 Lon: -166.485417), Type: 22.9, Structure height: 02180 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 8007708725, Chall2@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • BREVIG MISSION, Brevig Mission (Lat: 65.334222 Lon: -166.364056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 11.6 m, Call Sign: WPTD528
    Assigned Frequencies: 2126.80 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2002, Expiration Date: 08/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2002, Certifier: Teresa E PitotRegistrant: Dorsey & Whitney, 1001 Pennsylvania Av., N.W., Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 824-8890, Fax: (202) 824-8990, Email:
  • Brevig Mission, Brevig Mission (Lat: 65.334222 Lon: -166.488500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPXE207, Licensee ID: L00007563
    Assigned Frequencies: 19680.0 MHz, 2126.80 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2013, Expiration Date: 03/14/2023, Certifier: Everette AndersonRegistrant: Mukluk Telephone Company Inc.
  • BREVIG MSN, Kugrupaca St (Lat: 65.334222 Lon: -166.488500), Overall height: 11.6 m, Call Sign: WHD903, Licensee ID: L00007563
    Assigned Frequencies: 2126.80 MHzGrant Date: 06/27/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002Registrant: Mukluk Telephone Company, 2121 Abbott Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brevig Mission and their reported violations in the past:

BREVIG MISSION WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 395, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2014), St Other (JAN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2014), St Other (JAN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from FEB-25-2013 to MAR-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2013)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
  • 23 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (90%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Brevig Mission compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Brevig Mission on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #55 (99785) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries"
  • #95 (99785) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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