Chalkyitsik, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 69.
Population change since 2000: -16.9%
Males: 40  (58.3%)
Females: 29  (41.7%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip code: 99788

Estimated median household income in 2019: $21,262 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Chalkyitsik:

$21,262
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,750 (it was $11,509 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,195 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Chalkyitsik:

$83,195
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $117,057; detached houses: $114,878

Median gross rent in 2019: $324.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chalkyitsik: 107.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 40.4%
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  • Races in Chalkyitsik, AK (2019)
    • 8477.8%American Indian alone
    • 1917.6%White alone
    • 109.3%Hispanic



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chalkyitsik, Alaska as of September 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chalkyitsik is 120 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (3.7%), Scandinavian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 8.71 square miles.

Population density: 7.9 people per square mile   (very low).

Chalkyitsik, Alaska map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Chalkyitsik CDP:

1.0% ($531)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (419.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2475.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Fort Yukon, AK (6.5 miles ),
Circle, AK (7.6 miles),
Birch Creek, AK (8.0 miles),
Venetie, AK (8.8 miles ),
Central, AK (9.1 miles),
Beaver, AK (10.2 miles),
Arctic Village, AK (10.6 miles),
Stevens Village, AK (12.5 miles)

Latitude: 66.65 N, Longitude: 143.73 W

Area code: 907

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

9.9%
Alaska:

8.1%

Average climate in Chalkyitsik, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Chalkyitsik-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2565% 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 407.1 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 244.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 278.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 242.6 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 251.3 miles away from Chalkyitsik center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 248.8 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 Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chalkyitsik topographic map

Airports located in Chalkyitsik:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chalkyitsik:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 171 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 421 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 421 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1447 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1451 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1473 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Peninsula College (about 1475 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)

Public high school in Chalkyitsik:

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Notable locations in Chalkyitsik: Chalkyitsik Volunteer Fire Department (A), Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments Chalkyitsik Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Big Timber Lake (A), Chalkyitsik Slough (B), Marten Lake (C). 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 Chalkyitsik and their reported violations in the past:

CHALKYITSIK VILLAGE WATER (Population served: 110, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2012), St Other (MAR-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2012)
  • 58 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2014. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2014)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-17-2013 to DEC-10-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-17-2013 to DEC-10-2013)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 39 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.7%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

16.7%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 4.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Chalkyitsik:

Marital status in Chalkyitsik, AK
  • Never married: 45.5%
  • Now married: 29.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Chalkyitsik:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Alaska average:

10.2

Religion statistics for Chalkyitsik, AK (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.4%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chalkyitsik:

46.6%
Alaska:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chalkyitsik:

45.2%
Alaska:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Chalkyitsik:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.7%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.4%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chalkyitsik:

37.5%
Alaska:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

54.7%
State:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Chalkyitsik:

79.1%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chalkyitsik, AK Residents

4.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.16% ($41,523 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chalkyitsik:

  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chalkyitsik:

  • K09QG (Channel 9; CHALKYITSIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04JU (Channel 4; CHALKYITSIK, AK; Owner: CHALKYITSIK VILLAGE COUNCIL)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 262ft / 80.2mTotal length
  • 45,764Total average daily traffic
  • 3,859Total average daily truck traffic
  • 54,334Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chalkyitsik, AK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chalkyitsik, AK

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chalkyitsik)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1171T, N1171T, N-1171T, Serial Number: 30363, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 01/10/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Woodie W Salmon, Po Box 21, Chalkyitsik, AK 99788
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/09/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6530J, N6530J, N-6530J, Serial Number: 28-4969, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/16/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Woody W Salmon, 101 Back St, Chalkyitsik, AK 99788

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chalkyitsik, AK
  • 80.8%Wood
  • 11.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chalkyitsik, AK
  • 66.7%Wood
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Chalkyitsik compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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