Chiniak, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 47. Population change since 2000: -6.0%
Males: 26  (55.3%)
Females: 21  (44.7%)
Median resident age:  55.3 years
Alaska median age:  33.5 years

Zip code: 99615

Estimated median household income in 2016: $19,454 (it was $14,167 in 2000)
Chiniak:

$19,454
AK:

$76,440

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,085 (it was $22,211 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $154,535 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Chiniak:

$154,535
AK:

$267,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $282,321; Detached houses: $307,177; Townhouses or other attached units: $217,680; In 2-unit structures: $360,764; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $355,159; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,745; Mobile homes: $69,499
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  • Races in Chiniak, AK (2010)

    Chiniak races chart
    • 4391.5%White alone
    • 24.3%American Indian alone
    • 24.3%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chiniak: 115.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.0%), English (20.0%), Scottish (18.0%), Dutch (12.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 40.5 square miles.

Population density: 1.2 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chiniak:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chiniak CDP:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 71.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

7 residents are foreign born (14.0% Asia).

This place:

14.0%
Alaska:

5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chiniak, Alaska as of December 19, 2018.


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

Chiniak CDP:  0.9% ($800)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (262.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2259.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kodiak, AK (3.8 miles ), Kodiak Station, AK (3.9 miles ), Womens Bay, AK (3.9 miles ), Ouzinkie, AK (5.0 miles ), Port Lions, AK (5.5 miles ), Aleneva, AK (6.4 miles) , Old Harbor, AK (7.1 miles ), Larsen Bay, AK (8.2 miles) .

Latitude: 57.61 N, Longitude: 152.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Chiniak household income distribution Chiniak home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Chiniak, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Chiniak-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 572% 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 285.6 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from Chiniak center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 104.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 283.6 miles away from Chiniak center
On 1/10/2001 at 16:02:44, a magnitude 7.0 (6.2 MB, 6.8 MS, 7.0 MW, 6.8 MW, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Chiniak topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chiniak:

  • PROVIDENCE KODIAK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; KODIAK, AK)
  • KODIAK ISLAND HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; KODIAK, AK)
  • PROVIDENCE KODIAK ISLAND MED LTC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; KODIAK, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chiniak:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 262 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 262 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 522 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1356 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1359 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1362 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1381 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Chiniak:

Private high school in Chiniak:

  • BIRCHWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 105, Location: 22208 BIRCHWOOD LOOP RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chiniak:

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Library in Chiniak:

  • CHINIAK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,350; Location: 43318 SPRUCE WAY; 2,828 books; 320 audio materials; 843 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions)

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Lakes: Hidden Lakes (A), Jupiter Lake (B), Saturn Lake (C), Uranus (D), Neptune (E), Chiniak Lagoon (F), Chiniak Lake (G), Sawmill Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Twin Creek (A), Chiniak River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kodiak Island Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

20.0%
Whole state:

9.4%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Alaska average:

10.8

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chiniak CDP (based on Kodiak Island Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox1,39910
Evangelical Protestant1,23916
Catholic5001
Other4634
Mainline Protestant2173
None9,774-
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: 5
Kodiak Island Borough:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Kodiak Island Borough:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kodiak Island Borough:

26.6%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chiniak:

45.5%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.3%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

15.6%
State:

21.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chiniak:

6.9
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.1%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

53.5%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.4%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chiniak, AK Residents

10.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,408 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.34%
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  0.89% ($47,745 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.28% ($35,200)
from San Diego County, CA  0.24% ($23,692)


10.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.79%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($828 average AGI)
Kodiak Island Borough:

0.24%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.63% ($35,368 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.28% ($28,933)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.26% ($54,643)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chiniak:

  • KVOK (560 AM; 1 kW; KODIAK, AK; Owner: KODIAK ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Chiniak compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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