Chalkyitsik, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 69. Population change since 2000: -16.9%
Males: 43  (62.7%)
Females: 26  (37.3%)
Median resident age:  27.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99788

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,475 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Chalkyitsik:

$31,475
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,671 (it was $11,509 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,905 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Chalkyitsik:

$115,905
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $163,615; Detached houses: $163,615

Median gross rent in 2012: $263.

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  • American Indian alone - 59 (85.5%)
  • White alone - 10 (14.5%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chalkyitsik: 115.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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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

For population 25 years and over in Chalkyitsik:

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chalkyitsik CDP:

  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

2 residents are foreign born (3.3% Oceania).

This place:  3.3%
Alaska:  6.7%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chalkyitsik, Alaska as of April 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chalkyitsik to the number of sex offenders is 69 to 1.


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

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

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (43%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)

Average climate in Chalkyitsik, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Chalkyitsik-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 390% 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, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 244.7 miles away from Chalkyitsik 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 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 251.3 miles away from the city 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 171.4 miles away from Chalkyitsik 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 176.8 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 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 44.1%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.6% for American Indian residents)
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

Chalkyitsik compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (66%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chalkyitsik 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 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)
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