Chignik Lagoon, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 78. Population change since 2000: -24.3%
Males: 34  (43.8%)
Females: 44  (56.2%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 99565

Estimated median household income in 2015: $94,520 (it was $92,297 in 2000)
Chignik Lagoon:

$94,520
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $46,666 (it was $28,941 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $259,600 (it was $154,700 in 2000)
Chignik Lagoon:

$259,600
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $267,948; Detached houses: $271,105

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,285.

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  • Races in Chignik Lagoon, AK (2010)

    Chignik Lagoon races chart
    • 4962.8%American Indian alone
    • 1620.5%White alone
    • 911.5%Two or more races
    • 33.8%Hispanic
    • 11.3%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chignik Lagoon: 107.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Palestinian (4.8%), Irish (4.8%), German (3.2%), Norwegian (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 13.1 square miles.

Population density: 6.0 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chignik Lagoon:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chignik Lagoon CDP:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

1 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.4%
Alaska:

7.4%

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

Chignik Lagoon CDP:  0.8% ($1,292)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (461.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2432.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Chignik, AK (2.2 miles) , Chignik Lake, AK (3.1 miles) , Perryville, AK (6.0 miles) , Port Heiden, AK (6.7 miles) , Ivanof Bay, AK (6.8 miles) , Pilot Point, AK (9.7 miles) , Ugashik, AK (9.9 miles) , Sand Point, AK (10.1 miles ).

Latitude: 56.31 N, Longitude: 158.54 W

Area code: 907

Chignik Lagoon household income distribution Chignik Lagoon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.4%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (73%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (73%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (33%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Chignik Lagoon, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Chignik Lagoon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 603% greater than the overall U.S. average.
Chignik Lagoon topographic map

airports located in Chignik Lagoon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chignik Lagoon:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 460 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 460 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 693 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1573 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1581 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1584 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1602 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Chignik Lagoon:

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Notable locations in Chignik Lagoon: Chignik Lagoon Volunteer Fire Department (A), Chignik Lagoon Village Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.3%
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:

9.8
Alaska average:

10.2

Chignik Lagoon travel time to work - commute Chignik Lagoon mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chignik Lagoon CDP (based on Lake and Peninsula Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox1,14310
Other5-
None483-
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:

Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake and Peninsula Borough:

34.0%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chignik Lagoon:

44.0%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.7%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Chignik Lagoon:

29.0
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chignik Lagoon:

28.5%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chignik Lagoon:

35.7%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Chignik Lagoon:

81.0%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chignik Lagoon, AK Residents

10.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.83%
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  3.55% ($24,650 average AGI)


9.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Chignik Lagoon:

  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, 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)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSDP (830 AM; 1 kW; SAND POINT, AK; Owner: ALEUTIAN PENINSULA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chignik Lagoon:

  • KMXT-FM1 (100.1 FM; CHIGNIK, AK; Owner: KODIAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K220CL (91.9 FM; CHIGNIK, AK; Owner: CHIGNIK RADIO ASSOCIATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chignik Lagoon:

  • K09SO (Channel 9; CHIGNIK LAGOON, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04MZ (Channel 4; CHIGNIK LAGOON, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K02LK (Channel 2; CHIGNIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07RY (Channel 7; CHIGNIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Chignik Lagoon fatal accident list:

Jun 15, 2011 09:50 AM, Olaf St, Lat: 56.31095, Lon: -158.52950, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 2004 05:30 AM, Airport Road, Chignik Airport, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 16, 1999 01:30 AM, 1st Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 50Total average daily traffic
  • 60Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Jimmy Sipes, Subsistence Building (Lat: 56.306806 Lon: -158.538861), Type: 22.3, Structure height: 02164 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 8007708725, Chall2@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, Subsistence Building (Lat: 56.306806 Lon: -158.538861), Type: 22.3, Structure height: 02164 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 8007708725, Chall2@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, At The Gci Earth Station In Chignik Lagoon (Lat: 56.310083 Lon: -158.539056), Type: 10.1, Structure height: 02164 m, Overall height: 9.5 m, Registrant: 9078685615, Chall2@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 56.307417 Lon: -158.496028, Call Sign: WQQL886
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.887 MHz, 462.000 MHz, 463.375 MHz, 463.550 MHz, 463.737 MHz, 464.150 MHz, 464.862 MHz, 466.050 MHz, 466.887 MHz, 468.375 MHz... (+4 more)Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 01/23/2023, Certifier: Rodney AndersonRegistrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: (503) 657-0424, Fax: (503) 657-0361, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 5 Airways St (Lat: 56.290889 Lon: -158.410361), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: KLS20, Licensee ID: L00121942
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.12640 MHz, 4.14740 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 6.22840 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 8.29840 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2004, Expiration Date: 03/03/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2014Registrant: Alfredo S Aboueid, 5 Airways St, Chignik Lagoon, AK 99565, Phone: (907) 840-2240, Fax: (907) 840-2340
  • 119 Bayview Dr (Lat: 56.304222 Lon: -158.538139), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHF70, Licensee ID: L00503261
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.12640 MHz, 4.14740 MHz, 4.15040 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 6.22840 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 8.29840 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/2002, Expiration Date: 06/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2012Registrant: Floyd Suydam, Chignik Lagoon, AK 99565

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3995P , Serial Number: 18-4756, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Dana C Moore, Po Box 130, Chignik Lagoon, AK 99565
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4182Z , Serial Number: 18-8367, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/15/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Clarence N Erickson, Po Box 61, Chignik Lagoon, AK 99565

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chignik Lagoon and their reported violations in the past:

CHIGNIK LAGOON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2011)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 177 regular monitoring violations
  • 16 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (94%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Chignik Lagoon compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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